Certified Veterinary Assistant
March 15, 2022 - December 31, 2023
Short Description: The Certified Veterinary Assistant program is designed to help people who love animals and have no experience working or caring for them to learn how to do exactly that. Therefore, this program can help both aspiring professionals and existing professionals in this field increase their knowledge and sharpen their skills.
With a veterinary assistant certification, you can secure jobs in which you’ll work along with veterinarians, providing various animals with treatment for injury or sickness, health evaluation, and routine care. You can have a successful career working in places like zoos, veterinary hospitals, and animal shelters, all without having prior knowledge or experience of and in the field.
This highly-interactive and multimedia-centric course will teach you about:
1. Veterinary terminology
2. First aid for animals
3. Office procedures
4. Farm animals and how to ensure they remain healthy
What’s unique about this course is that it features veterinary terminology software that allows you to utilize an audio glossary review to help you correctly pronounce terminology. This makes for a more interactive and fun learning environment.
Students who successfully complete the certified veterinary assistant program will be well-prepared to take the NCCB national certification exam, making them a Certified Animal Care Worker in the process.
Instructor Description: This course is completely self-paced. Learners are provided access to the learner support helpdesk where they can ask any questions relating to the experience or curriculum.
Certification: Upon successful completion of our Veterinary Assistant program, students 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.
National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) Program Approval Number: 2842014-0.75-12686-dl (2.25 hours)
National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB)Program Approval Number: 2842014-0.75-12686-dl (0.75 hours)
Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.