The Veterinary Assistant certificate program prepares students with the knowledge and skills needed for a career working with animals in a variety of settings such as veterinary clinics, boarding kennels, grooming salons, pet shops and animal shelters.
VETERINARY ASSISTANT — Occupational Certificate
► Total = 17 Hours
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Program OutcomesVeterinary Assistant
- Students will demonstrate a knowledge of the tools used in grooming.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate in a clinical setting as part of a team.
- Students will demonstrate competence in written communication.
- Students will demonstrate the necessary skills to handle, restrain, and apply nursing techniques to small animals.
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Allied Health Division
Phone: (618) 437-5321 Ext. 1251
Address: 468 N. Ken Gray Parkway, Ina, IL 62846 Attn: Allied Health
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