Veterinary Assistant Program

Veterinary Assistant Program

Course Details

For additional information about this program and required externship, please visit the VetBloom Veterinary Assistant Program page.
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Program Overview:

The Veterinary Assistant Program is a 5-Module Program comprising a structured curriculum blending online, webinar, and hands-on training.

All hands on training is conducted in a full service veterinary hospitals under the direct supervision of veterinary technicians and veterinarians. This is a great opportunity for anyone who has a serious passion for animals, but no veterinary background, who is interested in pursuing a career working in the veterinary field.

Examples of What You Will Learn in This Program:

  • Dog and cat breed identification
  • How to maintain a safe and clean veterinary hospital environment
  • Basic medical terminology
  • Medical record keeping
  • Animal husbandry and hygiene between patients
  • Basic anatomy and physiology
  • Basic animal restraint
  • Basic patient nursing care
  • How to set up for medical and surgical procedures
  • Common diseases and medical conditions
  • Clipper care and use
  • Proper stocking of medical supplies and janitorial needs
  • Basic medical calculations
  • Basic laboratory skills and record keeping
  • Basic pharmacology
  • Radiation safety and radiography basics
  • Basic emergency readiness
  • Phone skills
  • Patient discharge procedures
  • How to handle medical waste