Veterinary Assistant

($125 + $.55)

This course consists of 30 hours of classroom instruction with an 8-hour volunteer experience. Students are expected to complete the volunteer experience within the ten-week course schedule. Course topics will include nutrition, care, handling, and restraint of small animals. Other topics will cover anatomy and physiology, diseases, neoplasia, toxicities, preventive health and wellness, and surgical room procedures. The instructor, Nancy Berdeen, is a licensed veterinary technician with more than 25 years of experience in the veterinary field. Nancy and her husband own and operate Pointe South Animal Hospital in Randleman. A minimum of 18 years of age is required, and high school completion or equivalent is recommended.
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Classes Offered Online

Veterinary Assistant I
Veterinary Assistant II
Veterinary Assistant III

All courses begin monthly on the following dates:
August 15
September 12
October 17
November 14
December 12

All courses $70 unless otherwise noted.

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Continuing Education - Occupational Extension Refund Policy:

A student who officially withdraws from an extension class prior to the first class meeting will be eligible for a 100 percent refund. Also, a student is eligible for a 100 percent refund if an applicable class fails to “make” due to insufficient enrollment. After the class begins, a 75 percent refund shall be made upon the request of the student if the student officially withdraws from the class prior to or on the 10 percent point of the scheduled hours of the class. Students should see their instructor for further details. No refunds will be made after the 10 percent point, even though the student may not have attended all classes up to that point.