Prepare animals for veterinary surgery

Description

Prepare animals for minor and major surgical procedures and carry out the correct positioning and use of aseptic skin preparation.

Alternative labels

prepare animals for minor and major surgical procedures
ensure animals are suitably prepared for veterinary surgery
perform preparation activities for animals undergoing surgery
ensure animals are suitably prepared for surgical procedures
perform preparation activities for animals undergoing surgical procedures
prepare animals for surgical procedures
prepare animals for veterinary surgical procedures
ready animals for veterinary surgery
carry out veterinary surgery preparation activities
ready animals for veterinary surgical procedures

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Prepare animals for veterinary surgery is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Veterinary nurse: Veterinary nurses support animals undergoing veterinary treatment and give advice to veterinary clients in the promotion of animal health and disease prevention in accordance with national legislation.
Veterinary technician: Veterinary technicians provide the technical and administrative support to the veterinarian in accordance with national legislation.

Optional skill

Prepare animals for veterinary surgery is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Prepare animals for veterinary surgery – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022