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Veterinary Assistant (CEC.VET.ASST) Information

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The veterinary assistant training program prepares students to work in the animal care field.  As a trained assistant, they will be involved in supporting veterinary technicians and veterinarians in a variety of inpatient and outpatient activities from the care and feeding of animals to medical treatment within the scope of the law.      Course participants will be provided with training in basic veterinary medicine, effective client communications, introduction to diagnostic procedures, and assisting the doctor during diagnosis.  They learn basic terminology and drug classifications, patient treatment and care, how to set up an operating room, universal precautions and anesthesia procedures, and how to assist with the management of emergency situations.

Certificates Details

Classes offered: 5

Classes required for completion: 5

Mandatory Classes: 5

A passing grade is required to receive credit for the classes in this Certificates.

Classes in this Certificates must be taken in a specific order.

Price:  $2,419.00


Courses Available for this Certificates

Brush up on your basic skills and prepare to start your classroom and lab training to become a veterinary assistant. This nine-hour preliminary course is requir ......(more)
Students will be provided with training in basic veterinary medicine and effective client communications.  Topics will include: history of the profession, ......(more)
Students will be introduced to basic animal anatomy and physiology along with diagnostic laboratory procedures. Topics will include: assisting the doctor during ......(more)
Students will be introduced to a broad range of clinical topics and issues related to patient care and hospitalization along with exotic pet care and requiremen ......(more)
Students will become familiar with the most common elective and non-elective surgical procedures as well as universal precautions and anesthetic procedures. Top ......(more)



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