Veterinary Technician Assessment

Veterinary Technician Assessment

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Full Name

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What is the most common use prescribing the drug Cephalexin?

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How much liquid is indicated by the arrow below?

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Ketamine is primarily used for what procedure?

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What deadly disease includes lethargy, vomiting, fever, and diarrhea (usually bloody)?

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What is the best way to position a dog for a lateral x-ray?

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What are the primary signs & symptoms of an overheating dog?

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What is a normal temp in a healthy dog?

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The term for away from the midline is:

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The abbreviation 'ml' also could be stated as:

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How many mLs are drawn up in the syringe below?

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What does the medical term TID / PO mean?

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Different types of fluids, varying in the types of molecules they contain, are used to correct volume deficits depending on which fluid compartment is determined to be deficient. Which of the following is a correct statement about replacement fluids?

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The term that refers to the back is:

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Leptospirosis behaves differently in maintenance versus incidental hosts. Maintenance hosts are often asymptomatic carriers of Leptospira organisms, whereas incidental hosts often exhibit severe clinical signs. An incidental host is most likely to acquire leptospirosis from which of the following?

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Triage involves a quick assessment of a patient’s historical and physical parameters in order to determine the priority of treatment. The physical parameters include mucous membrane color, capillary refill time, heart rate, pulse quality and rate, and levels of pain and consciousness. Even when these findings are normal, patients with certain historical parameters require emergency care. Patients with a history of which of the following are LEAST likely to warrant immediate transfer to the treatment area for further evaluation and care?

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The body has three major fluid compartments, intravascular, interstitial, and intracellular. Body fluids and some molecules move between these spaces at the level of the capillaries. Which of the following statements about body fluids is correct?

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Abnormalities of circulation can be due to a number of causes and may result in circulatory shock, an emergency situation. All types of circulatory shock respond to administration of fluid therapy to some extent, but some types require additional medications. Which type of circulatory shock is most readily handled with fluid therapy alone?

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Noisy breathing that can be heard without a stethoscope is referred to as stridor or stertor. Stridor is typically high-pitched and continuous, whereas stertor is low-pitched, discontinuous, and described as a snoring sound. The presence of inspiratory stridor is most suggestive of which of the following?

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Bradycardia in a cat, as evidenced by a heart rate <120 beats/min, is most likely associated with which of the following?

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Your 20 kg patient is being admitted for joint surgery. You need to treat him with Cefazolin at the start of surgery. You have 500 mg per vial cefazolin. How many mls of saline will you need to add to the vial to reconstitute is to 100 mg/ml?

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Your canine patient weighs 4 kg. You have been requested to draw up 2 mg/kg of Lidocaine 2% to perform a local block for a mass removal. How much lidocaine will you draw up to the 10ths place?

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Jaida Hall is 13 lbs. The veterinarian instructs you to use Propofol at a dose of 4 mg/kg. The concentration is 1g/100ml. How many mls of Propofol will you draw up to the nearest 100ths place?

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Sasha Velour is a 25 lb dog with an abscess, The DVM requests that you administer a dosage of 22 mg/kg. What is the dose rounded to the nearest whole number?

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