Kimberly Focht, D.V.M.

Residential Faculty - Veterinary Technology

Program Director :

Veterinary Technology

Office: TC 50 - Room: TC 423A

480-461-7661

Classes Taught

Spring 2020

VET151 Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology II 3 Credits
Focuses on unique anatomic structures and physiological processes which are clinically important in veterinary medicine. Anatomical and physiological bases of clinic procedures, animal disease processes, and veterinary treatments.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in VET150 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24946
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
Mo
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Class Started

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 24946 must also register for one of .

24963
Dobson Campus
Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
Tu
1:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Closed

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 24963 must also register for .
24947
Dobson Campus
Lab
01/16/2020 - 05/08/2020
Th
1:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Class Started

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 24947 must also register for .
VET230 Veterinary Radiology and Imaging for the Veterinary Technician 3 Credits
Veterinary and radiographic terminology, radiation and electrical protection, technical principles, radiographic equipment operation - manual and digital, and radiographic duties of the Veterinary Technician. Introduction to ultrasound, MRI, CAT scans, and other non-traditional imaging uses and techniques. Lab allows for practical application of theories and radiographic positioning as taught in lecture.
Prerequisites: (A grade of C or better in VET150 and VET150LL) or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27317
MC OFFSITE
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 03/04/2020

Class Started

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 27317 must also register for one of .

VET240 Veterinary Anesthesia, Surgery, and Emergency Nursing 3 Credits
Veterinary surgical nursing skills associated with aseptic technique and proper protocol in the surgery suite. Pre and post-op monitoring, record keeping, and client education skills. Procedures and techniques with intravenous and inhalation anesthetics, surgical asepsis, skin preparation, instrument sterilization techniques and monitoring veterinary patients for vital signs.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in VET210 and VET220.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24948
MC OFFSITE
VTL
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
Tu
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Class Started

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 24948 must also register for one of .

24949
MC OFFSITE
VTL
Lab
01/15/2020 - 05/08/2020
We
7:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Class Started

Notes: [B

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 24949 must also register for .
27316
MC OFFSITE
VTL
Lab
01/15/2020 - 05/08/2020
We
12:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Class Started

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 27316 must also register for .

Fall 2020

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, ENG102, MAT120, and VET101) and admission to the Veterinary Technology/Animal Health Program.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35662
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
Mo
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Open

24 of 24
Seats Available

VET150LL Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I 1 Credits
Laboratory experience in support of VET150. Includes dissection of preserved animal specimens. Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: VET150.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35663
Dobson Campus
Lab
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
Tu
2:00 PM - 4:50 PM

Open

12 of 12
Seats Available

35673
Dobson Campus
Lab
08/27/2020 - 12/18/2020
Th
7:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Open

12 of 12
Seats Available

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
35821
MC OFFSITE
VTL
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
Mo
We
2:00 PM - 4:50 PM
2:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Open

24 of 24
Seats Available

Degrees & Awards

DVM from Colorado State University 

BS Agribussiness from Arizona State University

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