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Upon successful completion of our Veterinary Assistant course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as a Veterinary Assistant and will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Animal Care Worker (CACW).

NOTE: This program DOES NOT License, Certify, or Register Veterinary Technicians in any state through the Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

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Program Tuition: $2,000.00

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Veterinary Assistant training can help you make a difference in the lives of animals and the people who love them. Our course prepares you for a rewarding career working as a veterinary assistant in a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, zoo, university, or other environment that requires a background in animal sciences.

This course provides a well-rounded, complete approach to learning the skills required in the field of veterinary assisting. The course begins with basic skills such as veterinary medical terminology and office procedures and progresses to more advanced skills such as nursing care and radiology. There are sections covering companion animals, large animals, and exotic animals. Clinical scenarios are provided in this course to help demonstrate application of the skills to real world practice.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the core elements of veterinary medical terminology and abbreviations
  • List the steps to perform basic pet health care and maintenance
  • Name the steps to identify various breeds and species
  • Recall systems of the animal body and their diseases
  • Recognize common behavior and ways to prevent behavior problems
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This program is currently not available in any of our university partners or in the chosen state.

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