About the Course
This course prepares you to take the NAVTA exam to be a Veterinary Assistant providing you the credentials, knowledge and experiences to be successful in your chosen career.
Veterinary Assistant Approved Program
Adult Continuing Education
Career Focused Programs
Sep 5, 2022
Veterinary Assistants are an integral part of the veterinary healthcare team, working under the direct supervision of a veterinarian or credentialed veterinary technician. Through classroom and clinical instruction, you will be trained to provide assistance in the following:
Office procedures and client relations
Medical terminology and positioning
Basic triage, emergency and critical care nursing
Behavior and restraint
Surgical and recovery room assistance
Exotics husbandry and common diseases
Large Animal and common diseases
All sutdents must provide proof of current tetanus vaccination and must be able to lift 50 lbs. The Veterinary Assistant Program is approved by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA), which offers the nationally recognized credential, Approved Veterinary Assistant (AVA). Upon completion of the program, successful graduates will be eligible to sit for the National Approved Veterinary Assistant Exam (exam fee is $100). This is the only NAVTA-approved program on Cape Cod and has been expanded to 250 hours with the addition of exotic and large animals.
Days and Times Held
M, W 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.