Veterinary Assistant with Office Management

Veterinary Assistant Certification with Office Manager Training

Meditec's Veterinary Assistant program will prepare you for a career helping animals and give you a competitive edge as a leader with office management skills. Begin today.

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Veterinary Assistant Certification with Office Manager Training

This online program will prepare you to become a productive member of a veterinary team. You’ll learn about every aspect of veterinary assisting, including anatomy and physiology, animal restraint, laboratory sample collection, assisting in surgery and dentistry, prescription preparation, and taking radiographs. You’ll also learn how to interact professionally with clients and gain the expertise you need to educate them about key topics in pet care, such as nutrition, vaccinations, and administering medication. This program is designed for people who want to work at a veterinary hospital and those who are already employed in positions in which they look after animals.

This program also includes training in management and leadership, key office applications, and business competencies to give you a competitive edge in the veterinary office.

OBJECTIVES

What you will learn:

  • The anatomy and physiology of the major organ systems.
  • How to handle medical records and communicate with clients and coworkers.
  • How to restrain animals for procedures, take vital signs, and bathe them.
  • All about nutrition, vaccinations, and administering medication.
  • How to assist during surgery and dental procedures.
  • Preparation of prescriptions and taking blood samples and radiographs.
  • Administrative skills for veterinary offices.

How you will benefit:

  • Upon passing this course, you’ll have the credentials and knowledge to be a valued team member in a veterinary hospital.
  • You will be able to use your instructor as a professional reference.
  • Assistance from our Externship Coordinator and access to our Externship Starter Kit.
  • You will also be competent in valuable veterinary office management skills.

PROGRAM OUTLINE:

  • Module 1: Getting Started file
  • Module 2: Welcome to the Veterinary Hospital file
  • Module 3: Getting Ready for Your First Visit file
  • Module 4: Physiology and Anatomy 1: Directional Signs and the Skeletal System file
  • Module 5: Physiology and Anatomy 2: The Nervous System, Endocrine System, and Muscles and Joints file
  • Module 6: Physiology and Anatomy 3: The Circulatory and Respiratory Systems file
  • Module 7: Physiology and Anatomy 4: The Digestive System, Urogenital System, Liver, and Spleen file
  • Module 8: Front Office Duties: Records, Confidentiality, and Client Relations file
  • Module 9: More Front Office Tips, and Determining Age and Gender of Kittens and Puppies file
  • Module 10: Canine Restraint file
  • Module 11: Feline and Exotic Restraint file
  • Module 12: The Physical Examination: Procedures, Restraint, and Vital Signs file
  • Module 13: Everyday Procedures for the Veterinary Assistant file
  • Module 14: Workplace Hazards and Infection Control file
  • Module 15: The Reproductive Cycle and Sterilization Procedures file
  • Module 16: Vaccinology file
  • Module 17: Nutrition Basics and Prescription Foods file
  • Module 18: Prescriptions: Preparing and Calculating Doses file
  • Module 19: Prescriptions: Types of Medications and What They Do file
  • Module 20: Giving Medications file
  • Module 21: The Euthanasia Process file
  • Module 22: Taking Blood Samples file
  • Module 23: Interpreting Blood Tests and Handling Blood file
  • Module 24: Urine Collection, Handling, and Interpretation file
  • Module 25: Tests: Serology, Scrapings, Smears, Flotations, and Necropsies file
  • Module 26: Radiographs and Personal Safety file
  • Module 27: Radiographic Positioning file
  • Module 28: Pain Recognition and Emergency Care file
  • Module 29: Dentistry: Charting, Tooth Disease, and Dental Care file
  • Module 30: External Parasites: Fleas, Ticks, Mites, and More file
  • Module 31: Parasites of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Heart file
  • Module 32: Poisonings in Pets file
  • Module 33: Surgery 1: Preparing the Patient file
  • Module 34: Surgery 2: Your Role During and After file
  • Module 35: Understanding Animal Behavior file
  • Module 36: The Job Search and Future Opportunities file

Office Management

  • Module 1: Management Fundamentals
  • Module 2: Marketing and Sales
  • Module 3: Business Financial Management
  • Module 4: Business in the Electronic Age
  • Module 5: Business Presentation Skills
  • Module 6: Business Correspondence Level 1
  • Module 7: Human Resource Management
  • Module 8: Office Procedures Level 1
  • Module 9: Office Procedures Level 2

This is a self-paced program supported by an experienced mentor. Our mentors are subject experts with several years of experience in their respective fields and have the necessary educational training and credentials required to work as an expert. In case of any queries or questions regarding course content, course material, certifications, industry questions or on the progress of the student’s training and advancement, you can contact us on the information mentioned below.

Contact Information:
Meditec Student Support: 866-451-3854
CTP Student Support: [email protected]

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Veterinary Assistant Certification with Office Manager Training

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