Veterinary Office Assistant

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Veterinary Office Assistants plays a dual role in a veterinary setting; they are the first person that clients communicate with when they visit or call the veterinary hospital and also assist veterinary technologists with routine tasks.

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32 Weeks

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Animal Nutrition
This course has been designed to introduce learners to the critical features of animal nutritionas they relate to cats and dogs.
Animal Parasites
This course will introduce learners to the common internal and external parasites of smallanimals that are typically seen in veterinary practice.
Animal Restraint
This course introduces learners to the restraint techniques used in veterinary practice to safelyand effectively restraint pets for routine veterinary procedures.
Career Preparation
This course introduces learners to career preparation strategies. Learners will be introduced tojob search strategies, interviews and other career management strategies.
Common Conditions
This course introduces learners to common, non-communicable conditions of cats and dogsthat are seen in veterinary practice.
Customer Service
This course provides a foundation for customer service, and recognizes that clients andcolleagues can all be considered customers. Focus is on building customer relationships throughthe development of positive customer care approaches that includes respect for diversity andensures organizational integrity.
Computer Applications
This course will prepare learners to perform functions common to all Microsoft Windowsapplications. Elements include the ability to create and manipulate Word, Excel, or PowerPointapplications, modify the display of toolbars and other on-screen elements, use online help, andperform file management, editing, formatting and printing functions common to most Windowsapplications.
Improves touch typing skills on a keyboard with a focus on improving speed and accuracy. Thiscourse increases job efficiency and an understanding of work station ergonomics.
Pet Immunity and Vaccines
This course introduces learners to common infectious diseases of cats and dogs, and thevaccinations and sanitation protocols used to increase immunity and prevent the spread ofthese diseases.
Veterinary Nursing
This course introduces learners to the basic principles of veterinary assisting for cats, dogs, andexotics (small mammals, reptiles, birds).
Veterinary Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology
This course introduces learners to the ?language? of the veterinary profession, and the basicanatomy and physiology of cats and dogs.
Veterinary Office Procedures
This course introduces learners to the basic administrative skills used in the day-to-dayoperations of a veterinary practice.
Veterinary Dispensing
This course introduces learners to pharmacology, the various drugs available in veterinarymedicine, and how to accurately dispense medications for patients.
Understand the field of veterinary medicineOversee front office operationsAssist veterinary staff with standard proceduresUse digital programs and practice management software

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