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VETERINARY ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

The Veterinary Assistant Certificate Program offered by The Center for Continuing Studies of Mercer County Community College has been approved by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA.) Students who have completed the certificate program will have the knowledge and ability to take NAVTA's national certification examination. In order to earn the certificate, students must successfully complete all four modules of the program in sequential order.

MODULE 1: INTRODUCTION TO THE VETERINARY PROFESSION (Summer Cohort)

May 17 - June 21, 2016 (no class May 19) / 10 sessions Tuesdays & Thursdays / 3.0 CEU / 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Course #NCASC-CS004-01 $494

MODULE 2: NURSING SKILLS - PART I
(Summer Cohort)

July 12 - August 11, 2016 / 10 sessions / Tuesdays & Thursdays / 3.0 CEU / 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Course #NCASC-CS011-01 / $494

MODULE 3: NURSING SKILLS - PART II (Summer Cohort)

August 23 - September 22, 2016 / 10 sessions / Tuesdays & Thursdays / 3.0 CEU
6:00pm - 9:00pm / Course #NCASC-CS012-01 / $494

MODULE 4: LABORATORY SKILLS (Spring Cohort)

June 2 - July 5, 2016 / 10 sessions / Tuesdays & Thursdays/ 3.0 CEU / 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Course #NCASC-CS013-01 / $494

MODULE 5: CLINICAL EXTERNSHIP (Spring Cohort)

Starting in August / Course #NCASC-CS014-01 / $674

TO REGISTER: (609) 570-3311 or register ONLINE.


START A PET SITTING BUSINESS

$104 / Course runs monthly

Discover how to translate your love of animals into a fun and profitable career. Master the essentials of running a cat and dog sitting business with this online course opportunity. Learn the basics of first aid and how to administer all medications and injections to dogs and cats, cooperative and uncooperative. Discover how to handle home visits and impress your potential clients. Explore tricky situations that may arise such as a lost pet, a pet that needs immediate veterinary care, etc. This class will explore the start-up costs, accounting, fee-setting, business plans and low cost marketing needed to begin a pet-sitting business.

Our course also offers:

Expert instructors

24-hour access

Six weeks of instruction

To learn more or to enroll, click HERE.

 

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