There is currently a high demand in this industry for appropriately trained personnel. The Veterinary Assistant Diploma Program aims to provide graduates with the best-suited combination of animal healthcare training and veterinary office skills.
Students learn to assess and prioritize client appointment requests and respond to clients’ basic questions about general animal health care. Students are introduced to animal breeds, medical terminology, animal health practice, pre- and post-surgical care, nutrition and diet, vaccines, parasites, pharmacology and common surgery.
As our ideal Veterinary Assistant candidate YOU:
|Course No.||Course Name||Hours||Credits|
|V110||Veterinary Medical Terminology||20||1.5|
|V120||Veterinary Anatomy & Physiology||60||4.5|
|V230||Surgical Procedures and Equipment||40||3.0|
|V310||Veterinary Clinical Procedures||60||4.5|
|V320||Veterinary Dentistry and Special Services||20||1.5|
|V340||Veterinary Business Communications||20||1.5|
|V700||Veterinary Assistant Job Search||20||1.0|
|TOTAL HOURS OF PROGRAM (27 WEEKS)||560||42|
This program maintains the highest possible level of standards and it keeps current with the industry and employers’ requirements.
Upon graduation, students are prepared to begin a career in veterinary assisting, veterinary office reception, or administration and can work in:
Upon successful completion of this program students will receive the following: