Continuing Education: Veterinary Assistant
As a veterinary assistant you will interact with clients and their animals, assist the veterinarian and/or veterinary technician during examinations, administer medications, and perform other basic animal healthcare duties.
You will learn:
• Correct restraint positions
• Common sites for blood collection
• Obtaining temperature, pulse, and respiration
• Basic anatomy of dogs and cats
• Administering medications
• Frequent medical problems
• Animal dental procedures
• Receptionist duties
• Radiological duties
• And much more!
(102 hours includes 30 hours of required off-campus clinical training and several Saturday field trips.) Prerequisite: High school diploma or GED.
FEB 1 - APR 21 T/TH 6:00 PM-9: PM $595
To register, you must be at least 16 years of age or have written permission from a parent or guardian. Plan to register early to ensure your place in the course and to allow us time to order the materials your course requires. Phone: (803) 508-7263 Fax: (803) 593-6526 In Person: Aiken Technical College 100-200 Building Enrollment Services Center
Mon. - Thurs. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Fri. 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.