A: Refer to the "Prerequisites" tab above.
Veterinary assistants feed and bathe animals, along with cleaning and sanitizing kennels, equipment, labs and surgical areas. They are responsible for assisting the veterinary team with preventive care, animal nursing care and post surgical care, and they assist with diagnostic procedures in the lab or radiological areas. Depending on the facility, the assistant may perform clerical duties such as answering the phone, stocking and ordering supplies, and scheduling.
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|Health Careers Core Curriculum|
|Anatomy & Physiology|
|Veterinary Office Management Procedures|
|Diagnostic Procedures for the Veterinary Assistant|
|Large and Small Animal Medicine and Care|
|Principles of Pharmacology for the Veterinary Assistant|
|Routine Duties in a Veterinary Clinic|
|Surgical Procedures for the Veterinary Assistant|
|Internship for Veterinary Assistant|
|Total Class Hours: 525|
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- Career Profile
A: Yes. All students and staff must wear an MNTC badge while on campus. Pictures for badges are taken during the registration process.
A: No, however, you get plenty of clinical and work-based experience which can be helpful when applying to acceptance-based colleges.
A: Refer to the "expenses" tab above.
A: This long-term program is not available in the evening. You might consider one of our short-term health classes or programs!
A: For this program, you will need to speak with an MNTC Career Advisor. Set up your free career advisement today!
A: Refer to the "Potential Occupations" tab above.
A: Refer to the "Credentials Available" tab above.
A: Refer to the "cost" tab above.
A: Refer to the "potential occupations" tab above.
A: Testing information is available during your meeting with an MNTC Career Advisor.
A: Refer to the "class times" tab above.
A: Refer to the "Who can attend?" tab above.
A: While most of our career programs are open to adult and high school students, this program is designed with career and college exploration for high school students in mind.
A: Yes! Our Career and College Connection team coordinate career and college fairs on campus throughout the year. They also help with resumes, interviews, employment opportunities, etc. Additionally, internships are may be available to eligible students.