Cooperative Education Partner Profile

Contact Dr. Ragan Borzcik if you have questions.

Location and Contact Information
Number of Current Staff
Practice Manager:
Hours of Operation
Facility Details
How would you classify your facility?
What animals are seen at your facility?
Is free parking available at your site?
Is public transportation to your site available?
Do you have an existing training program for new CVTs?
Diagnostic Imaging

The use of personal protective equipment such as lead shields, thyroid shields, and lead-lined gloves is required. PCC provides student dosimetry badges.

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Surgery
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Laboratory Equipment
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Anesthesia
Inhalation gases typically used:
Injectable agents typically used:
Monitoring Equipment:
Procedures
At your facility, what procedures do technicians typically do?
Agreement and Guidelines:

As a PCC Veterinary Technology Co-operative Education Partner, you agree to the following guidelines:

  1. Provide a clinical training site by:
    • Preparing staff to welcome the student as a member of the team.
    • Providing structure and direction for the student.
    • Utilizing new employee training procedures regarding policies and procedures such as dress code and sick days.
  2. Supervise the student by
    • Identifying who on staff will guide the student, assign daily tasks, schedule lunches, breaks and do the student’s performance evaluation.
    • Giving the student direction on daily activities.
  3. Promote and support the student by:
    • Providing feedback and positive reinforcement for work well done.
    • Being willing to meet and talk with the student on a regular basis regarding their performance.
    • Recognizing problem areas with students, provide direction to resolve conflict or disagreement.
    • Contacting the PCC Co-operative Education Coordinator for training and problem-solving support.
  4. Instruct the student by:
    • Identifying procedures the student has been taught, and help them gain confidence and competency by giving them opportunities to practice these procedures, both with help and then independently.
    • Teaching the student new skills specific to your site, and give them opportunities to practice with supervision and then independently.
    • Answering the student’s questions whenever possible.

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Ragan Borzcik.