Kimberly Focht, D.V.M.

Residential Faculty - Veterinary Technology

Program Director :

Veterinary Technology

Office: TC 50 - Room: TC 423A

480-461-7661

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

VET101LL Animal Care Skills I Laboratory 2 Credits
Principles of daily animal husbandry, socialization, enrichment, and clinical care of animals housed in campus facilities. Introductory veterinary technology students work on building teamwork, communication and veterinary technical skills encountered in the daily operations of a multi-species veterinary facility.
Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: VET101.
VET101LL is a hands on lab taking care of the Veterinary Technology resident teaching animals. This may include, but is not limited to dogs, cats, rats, rabbits, horses, cattle and goats. Students should expect on average 5 hours of week of animal care duties, including weekends and holidays. The student will start online for orientation before scheduled animal care shifts begin.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30643
Dobson Campus
TBA
In Person
Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Closed

30644
Dobson Campus
TBA
In Person
Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Closed

30645
Dobson Campus
TBA
In Person
Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Open

5 of 24
Seats Available

VET150 Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology I 3 Credits
Comparative evaluation of the anatomy and physiological functions of various body systems of livestock, companion animals, and laboratory animals.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (BIO181, CHM130, CHM130LL, CRE101 or exemption by district placement, ENG102, MAT120, and VET101) and admission to the Veterinary Technology/Animal Health Program.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30081
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
Tu
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Closed

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30081 Students may contact instructor at: kimberly.focht@mesacc.edu

VET220 Veterinary Pharmacology for the Veterinary Technician 3 Credits
Actions and uses of pharmacological agents used in veterinary medicine; drug classifications, modes of action, indications and contraindications, routes of administration, and mechanisms of elimination. Dispensing and pharmacy management, and laws regulating controlled substances. Solving medical math problems and calculating drug doses.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in VET101 and VET151. Corequisites: VET223.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30181
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/24/2022 - 12/16/2022
We
9:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Open

6 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30181 Students may contact instructor at: kimberly.focht@mesacc.edu

Degrees & Awards

DVM from Colorado State University 

BS Agribussiness from Arizona State University

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