Veterinary Assistant III
VETERINARY ASSISTANT III
Continuation of veterinary clinical procedures related to parasitology, hematology, urinalysis, and diagnostic imaging. Includes the study of animal anatomy and physiology as it relates to selected species as well as diseases that affect the integument and muscular systems, the respiratory and cardiovascular systems, the hemolymphatic, gastrointestinal, endocrine, reproductive, urinary and nervous systems. Learn the business aspects of the veterinary practice as it relates to the role of Veterinary Assistants in the clinic environment. Focus on medical records management, scheduling clients, pet insurance, taking inventory and the basics of financial accounting as it relates to client billing. Develop skills in job search techniques such as identifying common job information sources, conducting effective interviews for information and for hire, completing applications and developing resumes.
Prerequisite: VETA 122 with a "C" or higher.
Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)
Distribution Requirement(s) Status:
Required for certificate
Equivalencies At Other Institutions
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
General Education Learning Values & Outcomes
Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.
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