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Veterinary Assistant Program-FREE Information Session

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ClassGraphic 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
• Incudes career readines instruction

Veterinary medical terminology,hospital patient care  and reception skills will also be covered. Students will learn lab skills, 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 and Animal Restraint for Veterinary Professionals by C.C. Sheldon, James Topel & Teresa Sonstagen (available on amazon.com) prior to the first class session. 

Note: Mandatory math and reading comprehensive assessments will be given following the information session at 7:00pm. If you would like to brush up on your math skills prior to taking the test, access Khan Academy at www.khanacademy.org.  As part of the enrollment process, we are asking students interested in our Veterinary Assistant Program to complete an online "Interest Form" and  "Application" by accessing this link: http://tinyurl.com/TCIinterest.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

Location
MiraCosta College-Oceanside Campus

Instructor
MultipleInstructor :
1.Rosie Davis2.Ellen Teneriello 

 

Notice

Please read:  Note: Mandatory math and reading comprehension assessments will be given following the info session at 7:00pm. If you would like to brush up on your math skills prior to taking the test, please access Khan Academy at www.khanacademy.org. As part of the enrollment process, we are asking students interested in our Veterinary Assistant Program to complete an online Student Interest form, Application and Medical form by accessing this link: http://tinyurl.com/TCIinterest.A paid parking permit is required Monday-Saturday. A day pass may be purchased for $1. There are three parking permit vending machines located on the Oceanside Campus in Parking Lot 1A, 3C or 4C. In Parking Lot 4C, students may use debit and credit cards, a one dollar bill and exact change (no pennies). In Parking Lots 3C and 1A, students may use a one dollar bill and exact change (no pennies). Please park in student lots only.

Tuition: 

$0.00

Registration Closes On
Monday, August 6, 2018 @ 11:59 PM


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
8/7/2018 - 8/7/2018 Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Oceanside, MiraCosta College-Oceanside Campus  Map, Room: 4526 Ellen Teneriello  ; Rosie Davis