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Veterinary Assistant ou could be a Veterinary Assistant who works with animals in as little as three months! The Veterinary Assistant Program at RCSJ follows NAVTA Veterinary Assistant standards in a program designed to provide participants with the necessary skills to become an integral part of the veterinary healthcare team. Veterinary Assistants, working under the supervision of a Veterinarian, can assist with animal health histories and records, provide specialized nursing care, assist in surgical procedures, and wash, feed, and care for animals. As a Veterinary Assistant, you can work at a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, kennel or laboratory. Through classroom and clinical instructions, participants are trained in the following areas: office procedures and client relations, pharmacy, preventative healthcare, behavior and restraint, animal nursing, laboratory procedures, surgical and recovery room assistance, radiology, and emergency response. You will get valuable information about animal-related issues from care and handling to veterinary practice and administration. According to the Department of Labor datat the employment of veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers is projected to grow 19 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. Prerequisite Course: Pet First Aid Course. Admission Requirements must be met. Please call 415-2216.

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1600002

Start date: 05/29/24

Class ID: 156

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Tuition: $99.00

Location: GC - Gloucester County Allied Health Building Location : 
  GC - Gloucester County Allied Health Building.

Instructor : Emily Amundsen 

Call 856-415-2216 to register

1600001

Start date: 06/05/24

Class ID: 151

20 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed, Thu .

Tuition: $1,799.00

Location: GC - Gloucester County Allied Health Building Location : 
  GC - Gloucester County Allied Health Building.

Instructor : Emily Amundsen