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Health Careers Education
HL00444
Veterinary Assistant
195.00
Course content consists of all courses within the Veterinary Assistant Career Major.
Lara Skaggs
405-743-5106
lskag@okcareertech.org
Veterinary Office Management Procedures

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to demonstrate skills to assist with the management of a veterinary office.

Large and Small Animal Medicine
This course provides the student with general knowledge of various breeds of animals, common illnesses and wellness care.

Large and Small Animal Care
The student will obtain the knowledge for proper care for animals in a veterinary clinic.

Diagnostic Procedures for the Veterinary Assistant
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to perform basic laboratory and diagnostic procedures in the veterinary office.

Surgical Procedures for the Veterinary Assistant
The student will obtain the knowledge necessary to manage a surgical patient in a veterinary clinic.

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.

Principles of Pharmacology for the Veterinary Assistant
The student will obtain the knowledge necessary in managing pharmacological requirements for the veterinary office. Students will be familiar with common medications and their uses in the veterinary setting.

Internship for Veterinary Assistant
Students will participate in an internship in the veterinary clinic. Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared to accept a position in a veterinary clinic as a Vet Assistant.
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Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Health Science Therapeutic Services Multi-Skilled Assistant