LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, students will have learned: • Veterinary terminology, and animal names and medical terms • The different physical systems and their functions • Veterinary concepts for each type of animal (feline, canine, equine, etc.) • Diagnostics and Laboratory techniques • Veterinary pathology and pharmacology • Emergencies and Surgery • Veterinary Dentistry • Rehabilitation • Nursing care for wounded and elderly animals DESCRIPTION: This veterinary assistant training is designed for any individual who wants to work in a veterinary hospital, zoo, animal shelter, university, etc. as a professional veterinary assistant. This interactive program provides you with the necessary skills and knowledge you need to open up even more employment opportunities for yourself. This multimedia-rich program is divided into two parts: (1) Veterinary Terminology Training and (2) Veterinary Assistant Training. In the Veterinary Terminology Trainingpart of the program, you’ll be provided with: • a visual approach on how to learn medical terms and understand the fundamentals of veterinary medicine. • a systematic process on how to break down each medical term to its component parts, which will allow you to understand fundamental medical concepts. • case studies. In the Veterinary Assistant Training part of the program, you’ll be provided with: • a well-rounded approach on how to learn the necessary skills in this field. • skills training for office procedures, nursing care, and radiology. • knowledge ofcompanion animals, exotic animals,and large animals . • clinical scenarios that demonstrate how to apply the skills you learn in the real world. This program comes with software that incorporates interactive elements like games and audio pronunciations of medical termsto help you review what you learned. This way, you can take your learning experience to a whole new level. CERTIFICATION: Veterinary Assistant Upon successful completion of our Veterinary Assistant course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as a Veterinary Assistant and will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Animal Care Worker (CACW). NOTE: This program DOES NOT License, Certify, or Register Veterinary Technicians in any state through the Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. ** Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.** Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.