This informative 300 hour program, endorsed by Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association, will teach skills high in demand in veterinary facilities, animal hospitals, animal shelters, and animal laboratories. Veterinary assistants help veterinarians and licensed veterinary technicians with many duties: office work, animal nursing care, surgical assistance, laboratory sampling, and client education.
You will be part of the animal handling, diagnostic, examination, and treatments team!
VETERINARY ASSISTANT PROGRAM CURRICULUM:
- Large Animal Procedures
- Small and Companion Animal Procedures
- Exotic Animal Procedures
- Laboratory Procedures
- Office Procedures
- Pharmacy Procedures
- Radiology Procedures
- Surgical Assistance
At the end of the program, you will have the opportunity to take the PVMA or Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association exam. This exam is endorsed in the state of PA by PVMA, PA Department of Agriculture, and the Pennsylvania Department of Education. There is a written and practical portion to the exam.
Summer 2013 Course Information:
Tuesday and Thursday Evenings
Beginning July 16, 2013
$3500 (300 hours)
Veterinary Assistant Program Application
Contact us with any questions:
Dauphin County Technical School
Continuing Education Office
717-652-3170, option 4