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  • Communicable Diseases of Animals     SF781 - SF809
  • Epidemiology     SF780.9
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  • Microbiology, Bacteriology, Virology, Mycology     SF780.2 - SF780.7
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  • Physical Medicine     SF925
  • Special Organs, Regions, and Systems     SF811 - SF909
  • Surgery     SF911 - SF914.4

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  • Birds     SF461 - SF473
  • Cattle     SF191 - SF275
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  • Dogs     SF421 - SF440.2
  • Goats     SF380 - SF 388
  • Horses     SF277 - SF360.4
  • Lab Animals     SF405.5 - SF407
  • Rabbits and Hares     SF451 - SF455
  • Reptiles     SF515 - SF515.5
  • Sheep     SF371 - SF379
  • Small Animal Culture     SF409
  • Swine     SF391 - SF397.83
  • Working Animals     SF170 - SF180
  • Zoo Animals     SF408 - SF408.6
  • Other Animals     SF459


VTNE

Basic Exam Information

The Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) is owned and admistered by the AASVB. Check out their webpage (https://www.aavsb.org/VTNE/) for more inforation about the exam, including

  • Eligibility
  • Application process
  • Locations for taking the exam
  • Candidate handbook (exam details such as length, number of questions, domains/topics covered, etc.)
  • Study resources (https://www.aavsb.org/VTNE/HowToStudy/)
    • Sample questions
    • Review materials
    • Online practice tests (for a fee)

Topics/Domains Covered*

  • Anesthesia
  • Animal Care and Nursing
  • Dentistry
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Emergency Medicine/Critical Care
  • Laboratory Procedures
  • Pain Management/Analgesia
  • Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • Surgical Nursing

*listed in the Candidate Handbook (download from the AASVB exam information webpage: https://www.aavsb.org/VTNE/

 

Exam Prep Books

Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians
Author: 
Monica M. Tighe (editor); Marg Brown (editor)
Call Number: 
SF774.4 .M67 2015
isbn: 
9780323171380
Table of Contents: 1. Anatomy and Physiology / 2. Urinalysis and Hematology / 3. Parasitology / 4. Clinical Chemistry / 5. Cytology / 6. Diagnostic Microbiology and Mycology / 7. Radiography / 8. Alternative Imaging Technology / 9. Virology and Immunology / 10. Sanitation Sterilization and Disinfection / 11. Companion Animal Behavior / 12. Restraint and Handling / 13. Small Animal Nutrition / 14. Large Animal Nutrition and Feeding / 15. Genetics, Theriogenology and Neonatal Care / 16. Laboratory Animal Medicine / 17. Exotic Animal Medicine / 18. Zoonoses / 19. Pharacology / 20. Pharmaceutical Calculations / 21. Anesthesia / 22. Pain Management / 23. Surgery Principles / 24. Small Animal Nursing and Procedures / 25. Equine Nursing and Surgery / 26. Large Animal Nursing, Surgery and Anesthesia / 27. Emergency Medicine / 28. Veterinary Dentistry / 29. Personal, Practice and Professional Management Skills and Ethics
Master the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE)
Author: 
Peterson's
Call Number: 
Main Library Stacks - 2nd Floor (SF774.4 .M37 2011)
isbn: 
0768933722

Books on VTNE Topics/Domains

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavioural Medicine
Author: 
Debra Horwitz (Editor); Daniel S. Mills (Editor)
Call Number: 
Main Library Stacks - 2nd Floor (SF433 .B735 2009)
isbn: 
9780813816210
Front Office Management for the Veterinary Team
Author: 
Heather Predergast
Call Number: 
SF756.4 .P74 2015
isbn: 
9780323261852
Handbook of Radiographic Positioning for Veterinary Technicians
Author: 
Margi Sirois
Call Number: 
SF757.8 .S57 2010
Lavin's Radiography for Veterinary Technicians
Author: 
Marg Brown
Call Number: 
SF757.8 .L38 2014
isbn: 
9781455722808
McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians
Author: 
Joanna M. Bassert; John A. Thomas; Dennis M. McCurnin
Call Number: 
Main Library Stacks - 2nd Floor (SF745 .C625 2014)
isbn: 
9781437726800
Mosby's Veterinary PDQ
Author: 
Margi Sirois
Call Number: 
Main Library Stacks - 2nd Floor (SF748 .S57 2009)
isbn: 
9780323055758
Nutrition and Disease Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses
Author: 
Ann Wortinger
Call Number: 
SF427.4 .W67 2015
isbn: 
9781118509272
Pathology and Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians
Author: 
Leland Shapiro; Patricia Mandel
Call Number: 
SF769 .S46 2010
isbn: 
9781435438552
Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant
Author: 
Paula Pattengale
Call Number: 
Main Library Stacks - 2nd Floor (SF748 .P38 2009)
isbn: 
9780813813028
Veterinary Technician's Large Animal Daily Reference Guide
Author: 
Amy D'Andrea; Jessica Sjogren
Call Number: 
SF748 .V48 2014
isbn: 
9780813816210
Last updated: 8/26/2016