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Veterinary Assistant

VETERINARY ASSISTANT

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picture of veterinary staff with animal
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Veterinary Assistants feed and bathe animals, administer medication as prescribed by the veterinarian, and assist the veterinary team with animal nursing techniques. Students learn how to do basic office procedures and how to provide large and small animal care including how to perform diagnostic procedures. Students practice in a variety of settings as chosen by the instructor. Upon completion of this course, students have experiences and skills necessary to become employed in a veterinary clinic or hospital.

Direct-Teacher Led Class
SOC Code: 31-9096.00

Application Process

Tuition Waiver

College Credit

CERTIFICATIONS
Veterinary Assistant
National Health Science Assessment

 

CURRICULUM / HOURS

Health Careers Core Curriculum 200
Anatomy 60
Physiology 60
Core Medical Terminology 45
Veterinary Office Management Procedures 10
Core Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid 15
Large and Small Animal Medicine 10
Large and Small Animal Care 10
Diagnostic Procedures for the Veterinary Assistant 10
Surgical Procedures for the Veterinary Assistant 20
Routine Duties in a Veterinary Clinic 20
Principles of Pharmacology for the Veterinary Assistant 15
Internship for Veterinary Assistants 50
TOTAL HOURS 525

 

STUDENT ORGANIZATION
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is an international student organization for high
school and adult students that promotes career opportunities in the healthcare industry to enhance
the delivery of quality healthcare to all people. HOSA provides opportunities for students to enhance their
personal and leadership qualities through individual and group projects and through skill competitions
which are held on local, state, and national levels.
 

 

INSTRUCTORS

Cindy Rose, RN, BSN Bobbie Sue Joslin, LPN
crose@wwtech.edu bjoslin@wwtech.edu

 

 

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Contact Information

Wes Watkins Technology Center
7892 Highway 9
Wetumka, Oklahoma 74883
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Phone: 405-452-5500
Fax: 405-452-5706