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Veterinary Assisting

Instructor: Mrs. Kandy Smitha, Email me! 317-259-5265 x44024

One or two year program, three hours per day

DSC_0021Prerequisite(s):  Biology

Related College or Technical School Majors:  Veterinary Science, Veterinary Technician

Job Opportunities:  Veterinary assistant

Certification(s) available: Pending

Dual Credit: Purdue University, 3 credits

Youth Organization: HOSA

This program offers the opportunity of a one hour academic credit in Advanced Life Science: Animal Science for each semester and two hour elective credits in Veterinary Assisting.  Students will be offered an introduction to the science and art of providing professional support to veterinarians.  Advanced Veterinary Assisting is offered the second year to give the students greater depth into veterinary nursing.  Students will also be introduced to post-secondary opportunities in Veterinary Science.

Hands on experiences will be provided via extended laboratory opportunities in veterinary offices, hospitals, local shelters and stables.

Students will be given the opportunity to join the professional youth organization of Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).  They will elect officers, hold meetings, fund raise and do community service projects.  These activities are included in the classroom curriculum.  They may also qualify to participate in the State Leadership Conference and Competition held in April.

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Or, see your Guidance Counselor, or contact Carrie Dodd @ 259-5265 x44018 for more information!

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May 13 - TEC-TAC Competition
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