The career major Veterinary Assistants feed and bathe animals, administer medication as prescribed by the veterinarian, assist the veterinary team with animal nursing techniques and clean and sanitize labs, equipment, and surgical areas. Students learn how to provide large and small animal care including preventive care, post-surgical care, diagnostic processes, and basic office procedures. Students practice in a variety of settings as chosen by the instructor. Upon completion of this course, students have experiences and skills necessary to become employed in a veterinary clinic, veterinary hospital, or farm/ranch operations
Morning session – 8:10 – 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session – 12:45 – 3:45 p.m.
Career Major Name: Veterinary Assistant
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction: 525/20
Normal Completion Time: 20 weeks for full-time status
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Adults contact Mid-America counselor (405) 449-3391
OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)
**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)