: EnglishShort Description
: Veterinary Medical Terminology provides a visual approach to learning medical terms and understanding the basics of veterinary medicine. A systematic process of breaking down medical terms into their component parts allows readers to comprehend the root medical concepts and apply critical thinking skills when faced with new and unfamiliar medical terminology. Case studies exemplify how medical terminology would be experienced in an actual veterinary practice.
The software provided with this course makes review of the concepts fun through use of interactive games and audio pronunciation of the terms.
The Veterinary Office Assistant handles daily administrative duties of the veterinary team. This course outlines step-by-step instructions for completing these daily tasks such as scheduling appointments, billing and accounting, communicating effectively and compassionately with clients, managing medical records, budgeting, marketing, managing inventory, using outside diagnostic laboratory services, and more. Make a difference in the lives of animals and the people who love them while working as a Veterinary Office Assistant in a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, zoo, or university.
At the completion of this course you should be able to:
• Comprehend the core elements of veterinary medical terminology
• Identify the steps to analyze prefixes and suffixes
• Comprehend the function and structure of systems of the body
• Identify common anatomical terminology for various animals
• Recall terms to describe procedures performed on various systems of the body to treat injury and disease
• Identify the roles of the veterinary office team
• Identify the elements of the veterinary practice as a business
• Comprehend strategies for managing client relations
• Identify systems for managing client records, inventory, and budgets
• Identify common veterinary procedures, diseases, and treatments
NOTE: This program DOES NOT License, Certify, or Register Veterinary Technicians in any state through the Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.Instructor Description
: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors review student work, student progress, and interact with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification
: Upon successful completion of our Veterinary Office Assistant course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as a Veterinary Office Assistant and will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Veterinary Office Assistant (CVOA).
NOTE: This program DOES NOT License, Certify, or Register Veterinary Technicians in any state through the Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
The following textbooks will be provided to each student upon registration:
• Front Office Management for the Veterinary Team by Heather Prendergast
• An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology by Janet Amundson Romich
Broadband or high-speed internet access is required. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections.
1 GB RAM minimum recommended
Windows XP, Vista or 7
Mac OS X 10 or higher
MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple''s website)
Google Chrome is the best browser for this course
Cookies MUST be enabled
Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
Kindle Reader App is needed for many courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded onto your computer.)
Adobe PDF Reader
Adobe Flash Player
Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player
PowerPoint Viewer (Use this if you don''t have PowerPoint)