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Veterinary Assistant Training Program (In-Person,Saturdays) Starts February 4, 2023

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With more than 85 million households owning at least one pet, the veterinary field is a growing field! Veterinary Assistants are valued team members in veterinary practices, clinics, and hospitals.  They work with veterinarians and veterinary technicians to provide quality care for healthy, sick, and injured animals.  In this program, students will receive hands-on training on the correct handling and care of pets, learn proper examination procedures, and discover how to check for signs of illness and injury.  Additional topics covered include anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and acronyms, nutrition, legal, ethical, and professional standards, and maintenance and management of a veterinary practice.  This class is entry level and specifically NOT a Veterinary Technician class, which requires a two-year degree program. Textbook purchased separately.  Class consists of 75 hours of instruction, 25 hours of independent online learning and a 40 hour externship. Students will need access to internet, PC, laptop, or tablet, and access to a printer to participate.
Must be 18+ years.

Instructor Christina Lebo will be teaching the in-person, El Camino College Veterinary Assistant program, which begins February 4th. Christina has been a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) since 2010 and currently is lead Veterinary Technician at a practice in Torrance. Aside from her work as a RVT, Christina enjoys outdoor adventures with her family and snuggling with her 2 cats. She is passionate about veterinary medicine and is looking forward to training the next generation of Veterinary Assistants.

Class Details

13 Session(s)
Weekly - Sat


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Registration Closes On
Thursday, February 2, 2023 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

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Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/4/2023 - 5/6/2023 Weekly - Sat 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM El Camino, Torrance, TBA  Map Career Training Solutions