Veterinary Assistant Program

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CourseGraphic Become a veterinary assistant in just a few months! This 60-hour program will provide an overview and entry level training for the veterinary assistant profession. Learn basic animal care principles and techniques, safety procedures and state/federal guidelines.
Topics include
• Basic anatomy and physiology
• Basic radiology
• Small animal breeds
• Animal nutrition
• Parasite control
• Record keeping and veterinary office procedures
• Client relations and communications
Veterinary medical terminology, hospital patient care and reception skills will also be covered. Students will learn lab skills and surgical assisting appropriate to the veterinary assistant level. This class is entry level and specifically NOT veterinary technician training, which requires a two-year degree program. Students will need to purchase the book, “Veterinary Assisting Fundamentals & Applications” by Beth Vanhorn and Robert Clark (available on amazon.com) prior to the first class session.
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Class Details

12 Sessions
Weekly - Sat

Location
MiraCosta College-Oceanside Campus

Instructor
MultipleInstructor :
1.Rosie Davis2.Ellen Teneriello 

Notice
Please read: Externship: We strongly recommend a minimum of 80 externship hours at the conclusion of the training (this is required for anyone receiving funding from an outside organization).

Tuition: 

$980.00

Registration Closes On
Saturday, June 3, 2017 @ 12:00 AM


Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 03/18/2017, 03/25/2017, 05/27/2017)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/25/2017 - 6/3/2017 Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Oceanside, MiraCosta College-Oceanside Campus  Map, Room: Room 7001 Ellen Teneriello  ; Rosie Davis