Introduces surgical assisting of the veterinarian or the veterinary technician, including basic knowledge of surgical instruments and surgery room hygiene.  Also covers selected skills such as bandaging, basic grooming, maintenance of nursing and surgical equipment, preparing surgical patients, and monitoring of post surgical patients. Emphasis is on assisting the veterinarian and/or veterinary technician with these procedures. (Prerequisite: VETA101W, 103W, 105W with a grade of “C” or better)