workforce development

Workforce Development

Veterinarian Assistant

This comprehensive 60-hour program provides skills and considerations necessary for an entry level position specific to that of a veterinary assistant. Species discussed include dogs, cats, pocket pets, reptiles, avian and large animal. The laboratory component will include demonstrations and hands on instruction. 

Topics covered include: office procedures & client relations, medical terminology, animal behavior & restraint, nutrition, nursing care, anatomy, pharmacology, surgical assisting, laboratory procedures, imaging & more! 

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Books are not included in the cost of tuition. Students are responsible for purchasing the following book(s):

 Course Name  Book Title  Author  Edition  ISBN
 Veterinary Technician Assistant (CSA 535-E1)  Elsevier's Veterinary Assistant  Margi Sirois    9780323681452

High School Diploma or GED/HiSET 

Registration is closed. This program will be offered again in Fall 2022.

Registration closes one week prior to the start of class.

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