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AHE 754 - Veterinary Assistant III

3 Continuing Education Units (CEU). This course is not for Credit(s).

This course is designed to enable the student to further develop knowledge of the introductory information covered in Veterinary Assistant Training I and II.  Topics to be covered include vaccination schedules, pharmacology, small animal care and basic therapeutic techniques.  Pre-requisite: The successful completion of Veterinary Assistant Training II and permission of the instructor.


Course Objectives:

  1. explain the immune response and ways to receive immunity to diseases;
  2. list vaccination schedules and explain how they are developed;
  3. identify basic drug classifications;
  4. explain labeling, storage. dispensing and disposal of commonly used drugs in a veterinary office;
  5. identify proper procedures and protocol in small animal care; and
  6. list and explain the purpose of various therapeutic techniques.

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