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Little Medical School

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Little Veterinarian School® encourages elementary school children to role play and explore the exciting world of veterinariavETERINARIANns. Using interactive demonstrations, crafts and games, kids learn how to take care of a pet and use instruments that real veterinarians use.  Students get their own stuffed dog to keep!

Little Veterinarian School® brings medicine, science and the importance of health to children in an entertaining and engaging way.  Classes are designed and developed by a team of board-certified and trained physicians.

Grades 1-5            Cost $120.00

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What is in the Veterinarian’s Office

  1. Make important measurements on a dog
  2. See and complete a head to tail assessment and exam on a dog

The ABCs of Dog Care

  1. Talk about the importance of proper nutrition and eating proper foods in keeping a dog healthy and growing properly
  2. Know how to make fun treats at home for your dog
  3. Know how much water your dog needs a day and make a water bowl

Laceration

  1. Discuss lacerations
  2. Know what to do when a dog gets hurt
  3. Discuss how to care for stitches

Sick of Ticks!

  1. Know about ticks and the importance of checking your dog for ticks.
  2. Remove ticks from your dog using proper techniques.
  3. Practice ways to give your dog his tick medication.

Immunizations

  1. Discuss how antibodies recognize and kill germs that enter the body
  2. See how vaccines can protect the body from getting sick
  3. Understand the importance of giving your dog vaccinations

Medical Fun and Graduation!

  1. Understand the types of jobs available to Veterinarians
  2. Design their own Veterinarian clinic
  3. Graduate from Little Veterinarian School

Take Home Items; Stuffed Dog, White Coat, Adoption certificate, Assessment sheet Recipe cards, Dog bone cookie cutter, Dog bowl, Gloves, Mask, Tape measure, Gloves, Graduation Invitation, Diploma, Journal, Frisbee

 

Little Veterinarian School Part 2

Grades 1-5            Cost $120.00

Saturdays        10:00-11:00am    Oct 27 – Dec 8 (no class on Nov. 24)

Little Veterinarian School® encourages elementary school children to role play and explore the exciting world of veterinarians. Using interactive demonstrations, crafts and games, kids learn how to take care of a pet and use instruments that real veterinarians
use. Each student will take home their own stuffed animal
dog that they will adopt along with eye model, x-rays, and Little Vet diploma.

Let’s Go to the Vet’s Office!

  • Describe some important members of the team at a veterinary office.
  • Understand how these people work with veterinarians to help the patients and owners.
  • Describe some things that pet owners can do to help make the visit go as smoothly as possible for their pet.

Radiology

  • Discuss what radiographs are.
  • Take a radiograph of your dog.
  • Describe how a veterinary team would take a radiograph.

Dog Digestion

  • Name, explain and be able to label the organs of digestion.
  • Understand how food moves normally through the dog digestive tract.
  • Describe what happens when a foreign body gets stuck in the digestive tract.

Eye Spy

  • Name and label different parts of the eye.
  • Describe how a veterinarian would look for a scratch on the eye.
  • Common eye troubles for dogs.

Dog Body Language

  • Know some common dog body postures and what they could be saying about how the pet is feeling.
  • List 3 signs that a dog needs more space.  List some signals that a dog is relaxed.
  • List 3 situations that might make a dog not want to be touched or approached.

Medical Fun and Graduation!

  • Understand the types of jobs available to Veterinarians
  • Design their own dog toy
  • Graduate from Little Veterinarian School

 

 

At Littlemain lovo Medical School®, we understand kids love to dress up and play doctor. That’s why we’ve created a fun and exciting program to help elementary school aged students explore the world of medicine. Our small classes are led by a trained teacher who can assist each child individually as well as groups.

Through interactive learning, kids will discover how the body and organs work, how to use medical instruments, administer first aid and even tie knots like a real surgeon. Each child will receive a working stethoscope to take home and a diploma as a graduate of the Little Medical School® after completion of the course.

Grades 1-5

Class Schedule

  1. What’s In the Doctor’s Bag? Students learn about the FB_IMG_1471548827854instruments Doctor’s use and get their own working stethoscope to keep!
  2. All About The Heart – Students learn about how the heart functions and get to listen using their stethoscope
  3. Digesting Digestion – Through and interactive exercise, students learn what happens when their bodies digest food.
  4. All About The Lungs – Students get up and moving to learn how air enters and exits the body.
  5. Is There A Surgeon In The House? A face mask and gloves will make students feel like a real surgeon as they learn to suture and tie knots!
  6. Graduation Fun – After a fun review of the course, students receive their diplomas in a graduation ceremony.

Little Medical School Part Two                 
Grades 1-5main lovo
Coming this winter!

Class Schedule:

  1. First Aid – Students will learn how to respond when first aid is needed and be able to identify items in a first aid kit.
  2. The Wonderful Brain – Students will learn about the brain and how it works, and build a model of the brain.
  3. That is Gross! – Students will gain an understanding of what gas is and why we belch and burp.
  4. Your Spine is Fine – Students will be able to explain what the spine does and identify different levels of the spine.
  5. Pharmacy – Students will be able to explain what a prescription is and what information it must contain. Students will gain an understanding of how pharmacists dispense prescriptions.
  6. Graduation Fun – After a fun course review, students will receive their diplomas in a graduation ceremony.

LittlNURSINGe Nursing School® program encourages elementary school children to dress up and play as they explore the exciting world of nursing. Using interactive demonstrations and nursing-themed games, kids learn how the body works and how to use nursing instruments. Small classes are led by a trained instructor to ensure each child receives the individual attention they deserve. Each child will receive a diploma as a graduate of Little Nursing School upon completion of the course. Little Nursing School® brings medicine, science and the importance of health to children in an entertaining and engaging way. Classes are designed and developed by a team of board-certified and trained physicians.

Grades 1-5
Coming this winter!

Class Schedule

  1. What’s In the Nurse’s Pocket? Students learn about instruments nurses use and get their own working penlight to keep!
  2. Broken Bones – Students learn about bones and how to treat breaks and fractures.
  3. Blood – Students learn all about blood and how it helps the body function.
  4. Shots – Students learn about the importance of shots and how to administer them.
  5. Is There A Surgical Nurse In The House? A face mask and gloves will help students feel like real surgical nurses as they learn about the basics.
  6. Graduation Fun – After a fun review of the course, students receive their diplomas in a graduation ceremony.

 

 

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