Students will work on work placement activities, such as jobs searches and resume building. Students will create a written report and oral presentation based on VETA 1160 Clinical Experience for Veterinary Assistant. Special topics may be discussed to cover current topics with Veterinary Assistants. 2 credit hour. CAPSTONE COURSE
The student will spend 80 hours working with a veterinarian, veterinary technicians, and office staff members. The student is expected to function as a member of a veterinary staff. The student is expected to be able to apply all information and techniques learned in the classroom.
Students will demonstrate how to collect, prepare, and document biologic samples for evaluation. Students will demonstrate proper safety and positioning of small animals for radiographs and ultrasound.
Diagnostic Procedures for Veterinary Assistants Lab
This course will instruct veterinary assistant students in entry level diagnostics procedures in collection, preparation, basic evaluation, and documentation of biological samples. Students will study basic principles in radiology and ultrasonography.