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Veterinary Assistant Program   

This online veterinary assistant course will prepare you to become a productive member of a veterinary team by helping you learn the fundamental skills needed for a successful career. You will learn every aspect of veterinary assisting, including anatomy and physiology, animal restraint, laboratory procedures, emergency care, small and large animal assisting, exotic species, veterinary dentistry, human-animal bond, pharmacy procedures, and more. You will also learn how to interact professionally with clients and gain the expertise you need to educate them about key topics in pet care, such as nutrition, vaccinations, and administering medication. Self-paced. *ETP Eligible Disclaimer: To qualify for the externship applications process, students must successfully complete the online course content. Students can begin researching the steps of the application process 2 weeks prior to completing courses. 

Hours to Complete: 210

Duration of Access: 6 months


Veterinary Assistant Program

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Fee: $2,745.00

What to Expect: This class in 100% online, either self-paced or instructor led/moderated. Students have anywhere from 3 weeks - 12 months to complete this course, starting on the date of registration. Check above for duration of access and mode of instruction. After you register, you will emailed instructions on how to access your online classroom. Please allow 1-3 business days after registration to receive a classroom invitation. If you don't receive it by then, please contact us as soon as possible. 


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