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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