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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 • Includes career readiness training: 10/7 & 12/2, 9am-4pm 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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Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 12 sessions; starting 9/9/2017, ending 12/9/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 11/11/2017, 11/25/2017)

Tuition: $980.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : MiraCosta College-Oceanside Campus Location : 
  MiraCosta College-Oceanside Campus.

Room :  Room 4526

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Rosie Davis  2.Ellen Teneriello 

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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 (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.

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Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 8/8/2017, ending 8/8/2017

Tuition: $0.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : MiraCosta College-Oceanside Campus Location : 
  MiraCosta College-Oceanside Campus.

Room :  Room 4526

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Rosie Davis  2.Ellen Teneriello 

Please read: Note: Mandatory math and reading ...More



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