Veterinary Assistant GES 118 » 170 hours

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This online program will prepare you to become a productive member of a veterinary team. You'll learn about every aspect of veterinary assisting, including anatomy and physiology, animal restraint, laboratory sample collection, assisting in surgery and dentistry, prescription preparation, and taking radiographs. You’ll 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. This program is designed for people who want to work at a veterinary hospital and those who are already employed in positions in which they look after animals.

"I loved that I could do my classes any time of the day...being a military spouse I don't have a lot of free time, most of the time! I wouldn't change anything! I loved it and was satisfied with everything!!"
- C.S., Fayetteville Technical Community College

"I very much enjoyed this course and feel that I am walking away with a wealth of knowledge in this career field."
- K.L., Southeast Missouri State University

"I loved being able to complete assignments and work at home. I am a single mother of two children and cannot afford to put them in daycare so staying home with them while I completed the course saved a lot of money. I was able to spend much needed time with my girls!"
- C.N., Central Carolina Technical College

"I really liked the fact that it was all based on my own schedule and I did not feel rushed or stressed about homework assignments or tests."
- B.S., Jackson State Community College

"My instructor was wonderful! She checked in to see if everything went the way it should and made sure everyone knew they could ask any questions that they had!"
- A.L., Ivy Tech Community College - Bloomington

"I like how this program is self-paced and how quickly everything is graded. The facilitator always got back to me in a timely manner and I feel that I learned a lot."
- P.H., Atlantic Cape Community College

"Dr. Grognet is an excellent facilitator. The course content was extremely meaningful and relevant because Dr. Grognet authored the learning modules - and he appeared/demonstrated in course videos. The course content and assignments were substantive and challenging. His credentials, professional experiences, and passion for veterinary medicine are inspiring for students. The feedback received from Dr. Grognet was very timely and individualized for the student. He demonstrates professionalism and style. Lastly, the online learning platform was student friendly - ease in navigation and understandability. An excellent with distinction - program and facilitator!"
- M.D., Youngstown State University

"I really enjoyed the way in which the material was represented. It was fun to learn with the review games and helpful pictures. Also my facilitator was helpful in answering my questions. They answered them quickly and with much description."
- S.K., University of North Dakota