Extern Program - Clinical Competency Checklist
Each extern will be expected to complete the clinical competency checklist on the first and last day of their externship.

 



Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Clinical Reasoning
      S.O.A.P.
      Formulating a Problem List
      Formulating Differential Diagnoses
      Formulating a Plan
      Adjusting Plan for Inpatients
      Understanding of Basic Pathophysiology
      Drug Dose Calculations
      Choosing Antimicrobial Therapy

 

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Business Skills
      Client Communication
      Familiarity with AVImark
      Interpersonal Skills w/ Staff

 

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Procedures
      PCV
      Blood Glucose
      CBC
      Chemistry Panels
      Urinalysis
      ELISA tests
      Ear Cytology
      FNA Cytology and Technique
      Jugular Blood Collection
      Cephalic Blood Collection
      Medial Saphenous Blood Collection
      IV Catheter Placement
      Doppler Blood Pressure
      Cystocentesis
      Abdominocentesis
      Surgical Care of Abcessess
      Nail Trim
      Bandage Application
      Abdominal Ultrasound
      Echocardiography
      ECG (Biolog and Lead II)
      SQ Fluid Administration
      Eye Exam
      Induce Anesthesia
      Monitor Anesthesia
      Anesthesia Recovery
      Auscultation: Lungs, GI
      Auscultation: Cardiac
      Orogastric Tube Feeding
      Urinary Catheter Placement

 

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Common Feline Surgeries
      OHE
      Neuter
      Laser Declaw
      Colectomy
      Cystotomy
      Mass Removal
      Suture Technique
      Esophagostomy Tube Placement
      PU
      Thyroidectomy
      Tooth Extraction
      Dental Prophylaxis
      Skin Biopsy
      Liver Biopsy
      Exploratory Laparotomy

 

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Common Feline Diseases
      Hyperthyroidism
      Diabetes Mellitus, DKA
      Cardiomyopathy (esp. HCM)
      Kidney Insufficiency
      Chronic or Acute Renal Failure
      FLUTD (Idiopathic Cystitis)
      Urolithiasis / Urethral Obstruction
      Hepatic Lipidosis
      Cholangitis / Cholangiohepatitis Complex
      Triaditis
      Anemia (Causes of)
      FIP
      Hypertension (Causes of, Tx)
      Histoplasmosis
      FIV
      FeLV
      Flea Hypersensitivity (FAD)
      Food Allergy
      Stomatitis
      Heartworm Disease
      Megacolon
      PKD / Amyloidosis (breeds)

Contact Info

Address

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San Antonio, Texas 78232

Phone

(210) 404-CATS (2287)

Hours

Mon-Thur
7:00 am - 6:30 pm

Friday
7:00 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday
8:00 am - 11:30 am


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