Students completing this program will:
- Demonstrate professionalism through personal conduct and autonomy consistent with the standards of the Veterinary Profession.
- Demonstrate proficiency in office procedures, hospital procedures and client relations, communicating in a professional manner in all formats.
- Demonstrate understanding and proficiency of the pharmacologic aspects of medications, including but not limited to the safe and effective administration of prescribed drugs to patients as well as the accurate dispensing and explanation of prescribed drugs to clients.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the nursing care of a variety of animal species, including but not limited to areas of husbandry, nutrition, preventative care, animal behavior, and public health.
- Able to safely and effectively manage patients in all phases of anesthetic procedures and the post op period for a variety of surgical procedures, including spays, neuters, and dental prophylaxis.
- Demonstrate proficiency of the Essential Skills task list developed by the Association of Veterinary Technician Educators.
- Demonstrate and perform patient assessment techniques in a variety of animal species and under various circumstances.