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    Certified Veterinary Office Assistant

    $4,295.00

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    Website Short Description

    Certified Veterinary Office Assistants handle 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. The included Veterinary Medical Terminology program 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.

    Duration

    12 months

    Language

    English

    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.

    Required Materials

    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

    Internet Connection
    • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
    Hardware Requirements
    • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
    • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

    Software Requirements
    • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
    • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)

    Syllabus

    Veterinary Terminology Module 1 - Introduction to Medical Terminology • Anatomy of a Medical Term • Prefixes & Suffixes • Combining Vowels & Forms • Analyzing Medical Terms • General Pronunciation Guidelines • Positions & Planes • Grouping Things Together • Labeling a Diagram • The Skeletal System • Function & Structure of the Skeletal System • Pathology & Procedures of the Skeletal System • The Muscular System • Function & Structure of the Muscular System • Pathology & Procedures of the Muscular System Veterinary Terminology Module 2 - Common Anatomical Terms • Two Words, Same Meaning • Common Anatomical Terms for Equine • Common Anatomical Terms for Cattle • Common Anatomical Terms for Goats • Common Anatomical Terms for Sheep • Common Anatomical Terms for Swine • Common Anatomical Terms for Dogs & Cats • The Digestive System • Function & Structure of the Digestive System • Pathology & Procedures of the Digestive System • The Urinary System • Function & Structure of the Urinary System • Pathology & Procedures of the Urinary System Veterinary Terminology Module 3 - Body Systems - Part 1 • The Cardiovascular System • Function & Structure of the Cardiovascular System • Pathology & Procedures of the Cardiovascular System • The Respiratory System • Function & Structure of the Respiratory System • Pathology & Procedures of the Respiratory System • The Integumentary System • Function & Structure of the Integumentary System • Pathology & Procedures of the Integumentary System • The Endocrine System • Function & Structure of the Endocrine System • Pathology & Procedures of the Endocrine System Veterinary Terminology Module 4 - Body Systems - Part 2 • The Reproductive System • Function & Structure of the Reproductive System • Pathology & Procedures of the Reproductive System • The Estrous Cycle • Mating, Pregnancy, and Birth • The Nervous System • Function & Structure of the Nervous System • Central Nervous System • Peripheral Nervous System • Pathology & Procedures of the Nervous System • Function & Structure of the Eye • Pathology & Procedures of the Eyes • Function & Structure of the Ear • Mechanism of Hearing • Mechanism of Equilibrium • Pathology & Procedures of the Ears Veterinary Terminology Module 5 - Systems & Diseases • The Hematologic System • Pathology of the Hematologic System • The Lymphatic System • Pathology & Procedures of the Lymphatic System • The Immune System • Pathology & Procedures of the Immune System • Oncology • Pathology & Procedures of the Oncology • Basic Physical Examination • Laboratory Terminology • Pathogenic Organisms • Types of Diseases • Endoscopy • Imaging Techniques • Pharmacologic Terms • Surgical Terms Veterinary Terminology Module 6 - Dealing with Specific Animals • Anatomy, Breeding, & Vaccinations • Dogs & Cats • Descriptive Terms • Horses, Donkeys, Mules, and Ponies • Mode of Movement • Markings, Equipment, and Management Terms • Terms for Unsoundness in Horses • Ruminants: Cattle, Sheep, Goats, and Camelids • Pigs and Swine Management Terms • Equipment and Industry Terms • Birds, Poultry, and Pet Bird Terms • Rodents, Ferrets, and Rabbits • Reptiles and Amphibians Veterinary Office Assistant Module 1 The Veterinary Health Care Team • Veterinary Health Care Team Members • Kennel Assistants • Veterinary Technicians • Veterinarians • The Receptionist Team • Common Forms • Client Relations • The Veterinary Technician Team • Examinations Veterinary Office Assistant Module 2 Human Resources and Ethics • Organizational Behavior • Employee Manual • Hiring the Perfect Team • Wages • Team Training • Veterinary Ethics and Legal Issues • Code of Ethics • Common Complaints Veterinary Office Assistant Module 3 Professional Development • Compassion Fatigue • Burnout • Self-Assessment • Employment Opportunities • Preparing Employment Data • Preparing for an Interview • Strategic Planning • Organizational Design and Development Veterinary Office Assistant Module 4 Marketing and Leadership • SWOT Analysis • Indirect and Internal Marketing • Direct and External Marketing • Social Media • Finance Management • Accounting Basics • Profit and Loss Statements • Client Leadership • Customer Service Veterinary Office Assistant Module 5 Appointments, Record and Inventory Management • Appointments or Walk-Ins? • Importance of Managing Wait Times • Factors in Scheduling Appointments • Filing Systems • Electronic Medical Records • Purging Medical Records • Fundamentals of Inventory • Turnover Rates • Inventory Storage Veterinary Office Assistant Module 6 Safety in the Veterinary Practice • Controlled Substances • Schedules of Drugs • Record Keeping • Administrative Tasks • Occupational Safety and Health Administration • Physical Hazards • Calculations and Conversions

    Requirements

    Prerequisites

    There are no specific prerequisites for this course.

    Technical Requirements

    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements: Internet Connection • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless) Hardware Requirements • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended Software Requirements • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended • Cookies MUST be enabled • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)

    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.

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