Vet Assist Certification Flashcards
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Which of the following is true with parvo?
It often causes a bloody diarrhea
Which is not true of the isolation area?
The room should be kept cooler to minimize bacterial growth
Which is not true of cleanliness as it relates to the kennel?
Never us bleach in the kennel
Disease can be spread from a staff member's clothing to another animal. Which of the following is NOT an effective method for preventing the spread of disease?
Wait five mins minimum before handling the next patient
PPE may be ignored if
If the user determines that PPE may interfere with their personal safety
Which of the following is not considered a PPE?
Which of the following is not one of the ways it was described that people view their pets?
A Christmas stocking for the dog might describe which type of bound?
TPR stands for
Tempature, pulse, respiration
If you count 12 pulses in 10 secs, what is the pulse rate?
Holding the head to high while restraining for a jugular vein blood draw will
Make the skin on the neck too tight
When on a lift exam table, dogs will generally try to jump off when?
When raising the table
Always control and keep your eyes on the dog's
Always lead a horse into a stock
On the horses left side
When unloading cattle from a trailer minimize all gaps to less than
When taking a dogs temperature he should be
You should pay special attention to pet owner information pertaining to
A recent vacation, diet change, and a pet being recently lost
What id the most common way to restrain a non-aggressive cat?
One hand under the belly, and the other around the neck
MSDS stands for
Material Safety Data Sheets
Dispose of needles and scalpels in a plastic baggie, then place in a trash can
It is best to collect the fecal sample within
When examining a fecal sample under the microscope, you are looking for
The direct smear method is especially helpful when diagnosing
Which disposal option might involve a knowledge of local laws
Taking the body home
The urine collection technique most likely to be contaminated for culturing is
A voided sample
Which technique provides the most sterile sample of the three discussed?
A dosimeter badge
Measures x-ray exposure
An x-ray badge protects you from being exposed to radiation
You should clean the transducer probe with
X-ray radiation appears as white light to the human eye
The power supply for generating radiographs comes from the
What are some ways you can grow in your personal knowledge ?
Seminars, reading, and one on one training.
Mistakes are easier to tolerate if they are volunteered rather than discovered by management
EIA stands for
Equine Infectious Anemia
FeLV is often spread via
Which is not true of dips?
Rinse thoroughly prior to returning to cage
What product can you use if you trim a dogs nails too short?
Stypic powder, cautery stick, and flour
When a pet is in a cage dryer how often do you check the animal?
Every 15 mins
Which statement is true concerning the use of a cage dryer?
Never use on high heat settings
Using hearing protection is an important part of working in a kennel
The recommended thickness for horse bedding is
Loose boards in a horse stall present a hazard of
Getting a hoof caught
Disease can spread from a staff members clothing to another animal. Which is not a way to prevent spreading of disease?
Only change your lab coat/scrubs if they exhibit vomit/urine/feces or diarrhea
Bleach readily handles and kills
Parvo virus and corona virus
What is the proper order when disinfecting a kennel?
Dispose of fecal material, spray and scrub disinfectant, rinse with water, dry run/cage and place materials back inside run
The following are not carrying agents for disease causing bacteria: saliva, hair, blood, feces, and urine
The most common form of restraint in a horse is
Which of the following is not an Equine Breed?
What dog has a higher than average rate of hip dysplasia
Which dog breed is pre-disposed to back problems
Which breed will likely have skin problems
Which retriever has water resistant qualities to their haircoat
Chesapeake bay retriever
Which breed is very energetic and bright making training them easy
A standard poodle will weigh less than 10 pounds when fully grown
A great dane is a mix of a Mastiff and a/an
Which cat/cats are good for people with allergies due to their fine haircoat?
Rex and sphynx
Instruments should be scrubbed clean, then soaked in
Cold packs are usually used for major surgeries
For large blood vessels mosquito hemostatic forceps should be used
The autoclave should be filled with
Never open the door to an autoclave unless
The cycle is complete, the inside pressure has returned to a safe level, and the temp has returned to a safe level
What should be placed in a sharps container
Stimulating a swallowing reflex in a cat can be done by
Rubbing the throat or lightly blowing on the nose
Which product is carried in a fluid base
Cats are true
A dog weighing 50 pounds , equal how kg?
Which item must be disposed of in a sharps container
Stimulates blood flow, cleans the wound, and promotes faster healing
The larger the gauge of a needle
The smaller the diameter of the needle
Which route of administration should the vet staff use for quickest effect
Clients that rely entirely on your confident recommendations behave in this manner because
They are unable to make a decision
A clean reception area tells clients that a hospital is probably clean throughout
If it Isn't what it didn't happen
You should notify your what immediately after an accident occurs