NCTD175M Veterinary Assistant Online
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A Veterinary Assistant helps the Veterinarian or the Veterinarian Technician in their daily tasks. They may feed, water, and examine pets for signs of illness, disease, or injury; clean and disinfect cages and work areas, as well as sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment in laboratories, animal hospitals and clinics.
The program goal for this online Veterinary Assistant program is to prepare students to work as veterinary assistants under the supervision of veterinarians and veterinary technicians in small or large animal hospitals or clinics. This on-line course includes training and education in animal care, behavior, medical terminology, skeletal and muscular system, anatomy, nutrition system, History & Physical examination, immunology, emergency care, radiology, veterinary practice procedures and general accounting practices. The program also prepares the students to take the national test to become an Approved Veterinary Assistant. Finally, students are asked to identify an externship site and are expected to complete a minimum of 100 hours of practice.
Students must be at least 18 years of age and have completed high school or equivalent. Students must be proficient in keyboarding, have a basic understanding of a word processing program (Microsoft Word recommended) Students will be responsible for coordinating their own volunteer experience.
Veterinary Assistant training can help you make a difference in the lives of animals and the people who love them. Our course will prepare you for a rewarding career working as a veterinary assistant in a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, or other environment that requires a background in animal sciences.
On average this course is 583 hours of independent, online instruction.
For more detailed information: Veterinary Assistant Online PROGRAM OUTLINE
This course is WIOA Approved.
For more info, call us at (603) 206-8160