Little Medical School

 

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Cardel Rec South has partnered with Little Medical School Calgary 

See below for course descriptions!

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Brief About Us of Little Medical School:

Little Medical School - Calgary brings medicine, science, and the importance of health to children in an entertaining, exciting, and fun way. We provide a complete mini-medical school experience to kids ages 4 - 12 which is aligned with STEM-based curriculum objectives allowing children to explore the field of medicine through hands-on interactive instruction, role play, crafts and games.  Children will have so much fun as they dress up like doctors, use medical instruments and learn how the body works.  By participating in these role-playing experiences, Little Medical School® is inspiring tomorrow’s doctors today!


Winter Session 2: Little Veterinarian School - Dog - March 17 - April 21, 2020

Students will get to learn about the exciting field of veterinary medicine and become a veterinarian physician and surgeon. This 6-week program will discuss about canine/dog health. Our Little Veterinarians will get to perform dog assessments making a nose to tail exam, keeping dog healthy with proper dog nutrition, learn about ticks, caring for lacerations and also learn some basic surgical skills, immunization and more! They also get to take home their own premium stuffed toy dog at the end of the program.

Program Description:

Class 1: What is in the Veterinarian's Office
Our Little Dog Veterinarians will learn and make important measurements on a dog, wee and complete a head to tail assessment and exam on a dog. Each student will get their own premium LVS stuffed dog.

Class 2: The ABCs of Dog Care
Students will learn about the importance of proper nutrition and eating proper foods in keeping a dog healthy and growing properly, know how to make fun treats at home for your dog and know how much water your dog needs a day and make a water bowl.

Class 3: Laceration
We will discuss about lacerations, know what to do when a dog gets hurt and discuss how to care for stitches.

Class 4: Sick of Ticks!
Students will know about ticks and the importance of checking your dog for ticks, learn about removal of ticks from your dog using proper techniques and practice ways to give your dog his tick medication

Class 5: Immunizations
We will discuss how antibodies recognize and kill germs that enter the body, see how vaccines can protect the body from getting sick and understand the importance of giving your dog vaccinations

Class 6: Medical Fun and Graduation!
Students will understand the types of jobs available to Veterinarians, design their own Veterinarian clinic and graduate from Little Veterinarian School - Dog 1 program.

All materials are included in the curriculum fee. Every student receives items and worksheets to use during class and to take home at the end of the program:

White Coat (disposable), Sticker ID Badge, Premium LVS Stuffed Toy Dog, LVS Dog Bandana/Cloth Collar, LVS Adoption Certificate, All About My Dog Activity Journal, LVS Recipe Cards, Non-Latex Gloves, Mask, Syringe, Vet Office Planning Worksheet, LVS Diploma 


Ages: 4 - 7 yrs.

Day/Time: Tuesday,  5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Cost:  $150.00

Winter#2
Tuesdays  6  weeks March 17 - April 21, 2020 Course Code #1701

 Ages: 8 - 11 yrs. 

Day/Time: Tuesday,  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm 

Cost:  $150.00

Winter #2
Tuesdays  6  weeks March 17 - April 21, 2020 Course Code #1703


Little Veterinarian School: Dogs 2 

Six hours of fun and learning where students will learn about the exciting field of veterinary medicine caring for canine/dog health. Our Little Veterinarians will learn about veterinarian team roles necessary to have in a veterinarian clinic, understand the use of x-rays for dog examination, dog digestion, dog eye health, dog body language! Students will get to take home and adopt their own Little Medical School Premium plush dog and more!

Program Description:

Class 1: Let’s Go to the Vet’s Office

Students will be learning the important team players in Veterinarian office, understand how these people work with veterinarians to help the patients and owners. Students will also learn to describe some things that pet owners can do to help make the visit go as smoothly as possible for their pet.

Class 2: Radiology

Students will learn what radiographs are, understand the different shades of light and dark mean on a radiograph, and describe how a veterinary team would take a radiograph.

Class 3: Dog Digestion

We will name, explain and label the organs of digestion, understand how food moves normally through the dog digestive tract, and describe what happens when a foreign body gets stuck in the digestive tract.

Class 4: Introduction to Dog Body Language

Students will know some common dog body postures and what they could be saying about how the pet is feeling, learn about the signs of that a dog needs more space, signals that a dog is relaxed and situations that might make a dog not want to be touched or approached.

Class 5: Eye Spy

We will discuss name and label the different parts of a dog’s eye, recognize the types of abrasions that can be found in the eye, understand the process that vets use to treat these abrasions, and compare what colors dogs see to what colors people see.

Class 6: Medical Fun and Graduation!

Students will understand the types of jobs available to Veterinarians design their own Veterinarian clinic and graduate from Little Veterinarian School – Dog 2 program.

Every student receives items and worksheets to use during class and to take home at the end of the program:

White Coat (disposable), Sticker ID Badge, Premium LVS Stuffed Toy Dog, LVS Adoption Certificate, Dog Anatomy Worksheet, Laminated Dog X-ray, Dog Body Language Worksheet, Eye worksheet, Vet Office Planning Worksheet, LVS Diploma

Ages: 4 - 7 yrs.

Day/Time: Tuesday,  5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Cost:  $150.00

Spring May 5, 2020 - June 9, 2020 6 Weeks Course Code #1735 - Cancelled  

Ages: 8 - 11 yrs.

Day/Time: Tuesday,  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Cost:  $150.00

Spring May 5, 2020 - June 9, 2020 6 Weeks Course Code #1736 - Cancelled

Little Veterinarian School: Cats 3 

Students will get to learn about the exciting field of veterinary medicine and become a veterinarian physician and surgeon. This 6-week program will discuss about feline/cat health. Our Little Veterinarians will get to perform cat assessments making a tip to tail exam, keeping cat healthy with proper dog nutrition, learn about ticks, caring for lacerations and also learn some basic surgical skills, immunization and more! They also get to take home their own premium stuffed toy cat at the end of the program.

Program Description:

Class 1: Greeting Our Cat Patient

Our Little Cat Veterinarians will learn the best way cats are brought to the clinic, how to greet the cat patient and describe body condition scoring for a pet. Each student will get their own adopted premium LVS stuffed cat to take home at the end of the program.

Class 2: Tip to Tail Feline Exam

               Students will learn how to conduct a tip to tail exam for a cat, where to listen to a cat’s heart and know where the cat’s thyroid is.

Class 3: Cat Body Language

Our Little Vets will know the several areas of the cat body we look at to tell if a cat is interested in being pet or not, know the signals that cats are giving off to tell if they are uncomfortable being touched or are more open to being approached.

Class 4: Cat Home Life

We will discuss the important aspects of home life that a veterinarian should ask about in their history, know what environmental enrichment means and some ideas for providing cat enrichment and understand some things that cats may prefer or avoid when it comes to their litter box.

Class 5: A Stress-Free Cat is a Healthy Cat

Our Little Veterinarians will understand what causes stress for a cat, learn strategies to reduce stress, what make a great cat toy and how to make their own cat toy.

Class 6: Medical Fun and Graduation!

Students will understand the types of jobs available to Veterinarians, design their own Veterinarian clinic and graduate from Little Veterinarian School – Cat program.

Every student receives items and worksheets to use during class and to take home at the end of the program:

White Coat (disposable), Sticker ID Badge, Premium LVS Stuffed Toy Cat, LVS Adoption Certificate, Cat Carrier Worksheet, Cat Body Condition Worksheet, Cat Organ Worksheet, Physical Exam Form, Grumpy vs Calm kitty worksheet, Pipe Cleaner craft Cat toys, Vet Office Planning Worksheet, LVS Diploma

Ages: 4 - 7 yrs.

Day/Time: Tuesday,  5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Cost:  $150.00

Summer July 14, 2020 - August 18, 2020 6 Weeks Course Code #1737

Ages: 8 - 11 yrs.

Day/Time: Tuesday,  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Cost:  $150.00

Summer July 14, 2020 - August 18, 2020 6 Weeks Course Code #1738

Cardel Rec South proudly accepts the City of Calgary Fair Entry - Programs and services for low income Calgarians Fee Assistance Program.  

 **Important Information**

Registration deadlines for each session are one (1) week prior to course start date. In order to guarantee your spot we strongly recommend signing up early! Classes fill up quickly and in an effort to keep our instructor/student ratios low we do limit registration numbers in each class. Late registrations will be accepted provided there is space available in the class. We reserve the right to cancel classes if minimum numbers are not met by the registration deadline. Member rates are available for Cardel Rec South Founding Members as well as members of the following community associations: Millrise, Midnapore, Sundance, Shawnessy, Evergreen, Shawnee, Chaparral, Bridlewood, Somerset & Silverado.

Refund Policy: Refunds requested up to one week prior to the start date of desired program will receive a full refund. For cancellations within 7 days of the program start date or if the program has started Refunds will only be issued for medical reasons, and will require a doctors note prior to the the refund being processed.

The refund amounts will be pro-rated based upon the number of classes remaining in the program. All refunds requested after the registration deadline, regardless of the reason are subject to a $10.00 admin fee.

Please Note: There will be a $45.00 fee charged on all NSF cheques posted to South Fish Creek Recreation Association.