CVTEA Accreditation Policies and Procedures - Appendix H

July 2011

Instructional Resources and Equipment List

This list is designed to monitor resources used in educating veterinary technicians. Items must be owned or available for primary teaching.

*Species preceded by an asterisk are required.
All others are recommended.
COMPANION ANIMALS
*Cats
*Dogs
*Horses/ponies
FOOD ANIMALS
*Cattle
Goats
Poultry
Sheep
Swine
LABORATORY ANIMALS
Gerbils
Guinea pigs
Hamsters
*Mice
Non-human primates
*Rabbits
*Rats
*Birds
Fish
Reptiles
 
*Items preceded by an asterisk are required.
All others are recommended.
INSTRUCTIONAL EQUIPMENT
*Camera
*Computer
AUDIOVISUAL
*LCD projector/power point
*Television/monitor
*Video camera
*Video recorder/player
SPECIMENS, MODELS
*Large animal skeleton/limbs
*Small animal skeleton
CLINICAL EQUIPMENT
Anesthesia machine - large animal
*Anesthesia machine - small animal
*Isoflurane
Sevoflurane
*Non-rebreathing system
*Waste anesthetic gas exhaust system
*Animal gurney or stretcher
*Autoclave
*Bandaging/casting material
*Bathing equipment
*Blood pressure monitoring equipment
*Cages complying with federal regulations
*Cardiac monitor
*Controlled drug cabinet
Defibrillator
*Dehorners
*Dental instruments – large animal—dental floats
*Dental instruments – small animal—ultrasonic scaler and polisher including appropriate hand instruments
*Electric clippers
*Electrocardiograph (with printing capabilities as optional)
Electrosurgical equipment
*Emasculator
*Emergency crash kit with accessible emergency drugs and dosages, supplies and equipment (including but not limited to endotracheal tubes and Ambu bag)
*Endotracheal tubes
*Esophageal stethoscope
*Examination tables
Fibertoptic endoscope
*Fluid Pump
Gas sterilizer
*Hoof trimmers and picks
*Microchip Scanner
*Nail trimmers
Obstetrical instruments – large animal
*Ophthalmoscope
*Oral dosing equipment
*Laboratory Animal
*Large animal
*Small animal
Oral speculum – large animal
*Oral speculum-small animal (Mouth gag)
*Orthopedic equipment
*Otoscope
*Oximeter/capnograph
*Scales, animal
*Stethoscope
*Surgical instruments, basic
*Surgical lights
Surgical suction
*Surgical tables
*Syringes, multiple dose
*Tonometer
*Tourniquet
*Tubes – feeding and gavage
Ultrasound machine
*Vaginal speculum
Ventilator
*Warming pad/blanket
RESTRAINT EQUIPMENT
*Laboratory Animal
*rodent
*rabbit
Large animal
*Cattle chute
*Twitch
Nose tongs
*Ropes
*Halter
Hog snare
Small animal
*Elizabethan collar
*Restraint pole
*Muzzle
LABORATORY EQUIPMENT
*Blood mixer/rocker
*Centrifuge
*Clinical chemistry analyzer
*Differential blood cell counter
*Electronic blood cell counter
*Hand tally cell counter
Hemocytometer
*Incubator
*Microhematocrit centrifuge
*Microscopes
*Refractometer
*Scales, laboratory
RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING EQUIPMENT
*Aprons & gloves, lead lined
*Automatic film processor
*Calipers
*Cassette holders
Digital film processor
*Film
*Film identification markers
Hand dark room and developing equipment
*High speed/rare earth screens
Lead eyeglasses (if required by state law*)
*Lead thyroid collar
*Radiation safety badges
*Storage racks for gloves and aprons
*Radiographic machine – fixed
*Radiographic machine – portable
*Radiographic viewer
Radiographic machine - dental
Radiographic machine - digital