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Health Careers Education
Routine Duties in a Veterinary Clinic
Upon completion of this course, the student will have the knowledge and skills to maintain a veterinary clinic. This will include orderliness and sanitation of the office and clinic areas.
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1. Maintain medical asepsis in patient areas (cages, tubs,
stalls, exam room, etc).

2. Sanitize patient areas.

3. Dispose of animal waste.

4. Exercise animals.

5. Provide nourishment to animals.

6. Maintain equipment.

7. Demonstrate knowledge of hospital disinfectants.

8. Identify potential zoonotic disease.

Veterinary Assistant - CTTC

Veterinary Technician - AAVSB

Veterinary Assistant - CTTC

Veterinary Technician - AAVSB

Oklahoma State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners

American Association of Veterinary State Boards

Health Career Certification CD-ROM - CIMC


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Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Health Science Therapeutic Services Veterinary Assistant