Admitting & Discharging Veterinary Patients


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An animal that is boarded is _____.

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1. A patient that has been discharged has been _____.

2. TPR stands for _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When an animal is admitted or discharged from a veterinary hospital, specific protocol must be followed for legal and safety reasons. In this quiz and worksheet, you will be asked about pertinent terminology and procedural specifics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • What a pulse measures
  • An explanation of what it means to be boarded
  • What happens when a patient is discharged
  • The definition of TPR

Skills Practiced

You will have an opportunity to practice these study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the processes for veterinary admission and discharge
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main words, such as boarded and discharged
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what happens when a patient is discharged

Additional Learning

Learn more about these processes by studying the related lesson, Admitting & Discharging Veterinary Patients. This lesson will detail these topics:

  • The reasons for veterinary admission and discharge procedures
  • What happens during a veterinary visit
  • The role of a veterinary technician or assistant
  • Necessary paperwork and procedure for admission
  • Policies regarding the discharge process