The Center for Continuing Education
Midwestern State University
Enjoy the rewards of working with animals! This exciting new online Veterinary Assistant Program can help you can make a difference. The essential skills you will learn in this program will help you keep animals healthy, care for them when they are ill, and assist veterinarians in their offices! Learn how to:
- Interact with animals and their owners.
- Obtain animal health histories and records.
- Understand veterinary medical terminology.
- Recognize the major breeds of various animals.
- Assist the veterinarian with caring for animals.
- Assist with surgical and treatment procedures.
- Recognize signs and symptoms of illness and disease.
- Perform administrative duties in the veterinarian's office.
And you'll learn it all with Gatlin Education Service's online, self-paced program. You'll get valuable information about animal-related issues from care and handling to veterinary practice and administration all from the comfort of your own home, studying at your own pace.
Veterinary Assisting is a rewarding career in a growing field. As a Veterinary Assistant you can work with animals and be a part of a professional veterinary staff. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for professional veterinary assistants will rise 39% by 2010.
Students in the online Veterinary Assistant program will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. The online program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as assisting the veterinarian during examinations.
Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable will be emphasized, and the student will learn basic information about pet insurance. The veterinary assisting course is a vital asset to the student who wishes to work in this exciting and rewarding career field. Textbooks are included!
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For more information call Midwestern State University’s
Center for Continuing Education at (940) 397-4756