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Veterinary Assistant + Externship 140 Hour Training Program

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(75 hours instructor-led online instruction, 25 hours independent online training, 40-hour externship)
With more than 85 million households owning at least one pet, the veterinary field is a growing field! Veterinary Assistants are valued team members in veterinary practices, clinics, and hospitals.  They work with veterinarians and veterinary technicians to provide quality care for healthy, sick, and injured animals.  In this program, students will receive hands-on training on the correct handling and care of pets, learn proper examination procedures, and discover how to check for signs of illness and injury.  Additional topics covered include anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and acronyms, nutrition, legal, ethical, and professional standards, and maintenance and management of a veterinary practice.  This class is entry level and specifically NOT a Veterinary Technician class, which requires a two-year degree program. Textbook purchased separately.

Salary Information: $43, 531 (Median) (Source: )
Job Growth: 21.5% from 2016-2026 (Source: )
Cost:  $1,499 (includes externship placement, externship insurance coverage and certificate of completion; textbooks purchased separately)

Textbook: Elsevier’s Veterinary Assisting Textbook, 3rd Edition, and Elsevier’s Veterinary Assisting Workbook, 3rd Edition

Class Details

25 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Wed

Live Remote Online

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Registration Closes On
Thursday, February 11, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/15/2021 - 5/10/2021 Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM El Camino, Torrance, Live Remote Online  Map Career Training Solutions