Veterinary Support Assistant Online Bundle, 2 Certificate Courses

Gain A Career In A Veterinary Practice

Veterinary Support Assistant Online Bundle, 2 Certificate Courses

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1. Veterinary Support Assistant: Gain A Career In A Veterinary Practice

This course is ideal for anyone assisting in a veterinary practice part-time or at the weekend, if you are considering working towards a career in a veterinary practice, or for anyone caring for ill and recovering animals at home.

2. Animal Care: Understand The Basic Needs Of Animals

Our Animal Care Course is designed to assist the student in understanding the basic needs of animals; from the information provided, to obtain a better understanding of animal profile and then be able to identify their needs. Students will then be able to comfortably understand animal breeds and at an early stage pass on any problems or information to vets or owners to provide a greater deal of care.

About Animal Care

The Animal Care Course is not designed as a veterinary assistants course, but rather as a possible introduction to the field of animal care and hopefully in the future encourage you to consider a career in animal management.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  3. Study as many courses as you want
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Download printer friendly course content

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of  each course assessment, you will receive a certificate per course. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

The Veterinary Support Assistant Online 2 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate in Veterinary Support Assistant Online Course

Lesson 1: Welcome to the course and Preparing for Employment

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Introduction and course structure
  • Benefits of this course and getting the most out of this course
  • Veterinary Nurses and Nursing Assistants
  • Preparing for employment

Lesson 2: Veterinary Medical Terminology

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Veterinary words in easy bites
  • Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Glossary of veterinary terms

Lesson 3: Basic Small animal Anatomy and Physiology part one

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Cardiovascular system
  • Major body cavities
  • Skeletal structure
  • Tissue structure and shape

Lesson 4: Basic Small animal Anatomy and Physiology part two

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Digestive and excretory systems
  • Respiratory systems
  • Endocrine glands
  • Nervous system

Lesson 5: Handling animals

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Approaching an animal
  • Typical restraints and handling equipment
  • Behaviour
  • Correct dog and cat handling methods
  • Exotic handling

Lesson 6: Animal diet and nutrition

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Importance of nutrition
  • Types of food
  • Nutrients
  • Stages of life
  • Nutritional support

Lesson 7: Animal disease part one

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Cancer
  • Heart disease
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease

Lesson 8: Animal disease part two

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Skeletal diseases
  • Skin diseases and parasites
  • Infectious diseases
  • Other common illnesses

Lesson 9: Small animal Emergency nursing part one

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Aims
  • Assessment
  • Animal first aid kit
  • ABC and CPR
  • Handling a first aid patient
  • Shock

Lesson 10: Small animal Emergency nursing part two

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Fractures
  • Bites and stings
  • Wounds and burns
  • Poisoning and fitting
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting
  • Hyperthermia and Hypothermia

Lesson 11: Infection control

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Importance of infection control
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Sterilisation
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Isolation of an infecious animal
  • Waste

Lesson 12: Diagnostic Tests used by Vets

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Radiography
  • Ultrasound
  • Radiography or ultrasound?
  • MRI scanning in animals
  • Blood Tests
  • Urine Tests

Lesson 13: Care of ill Animals

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Monitoring
  • Temperature, Pulse and Respiration
  • Basic care of inpatients
  • How do vets give animals medicine?
  • Giving oral,ear and eye medication
  • How vets manage fluid levels

Lesson 14: Operation Care

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Veterinary anaesthesia
  • Common veterinary surgical procedures
  • Schedule 3 Procedures
  • Sterile Field
  • Surgical instruments
  • Pre op preparation
  • Post op care

Lesson 15: Euthanasia

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Reasons for euthanasia
  • Making the decision
  • Euthanasia process
  • Euthanasia of exotic pets
  • Signs of a dying animal
  • Signs of death
  • Burial and cremation
  • The animals left behind

Lesson 16: Safety and welfare

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Health and Safety laws and regulations
  • Hazards
  • Signs
  • Zoonosis
  • Safety tips
  • Animal rescue and welfare organisations
  • A veterinary nurses code of conduct

Course 2 - Certificate in Animal Care Online Course

Module 1 – Cats

  • Discuss how important the breed of cat is as a selection criterion.
  • Describe what impact improper feeding can have on a cat's health.
  • Define whether it is possible to train a cat.

Module 2 – Dogs

  • Evaluate the dangers of inadequate feeding and overfeeding.
  • Investigate canine nutrition.
  • Discuss exercise.
  • Define grooming.
  • Analyse how a disease/illness is identified.

Module 3 – Horses

  • Discuss points you should consider when buying a horse.
  • Define conformation.
  • Describe the ideal stable.
  • List for what purposes you would use a dandy brush.
  • List for what purposes you would use a body brush.
  • Identify the symptoms of Colic.     

Module 4 – Birds

  • Describe the varieties of housing available to the bird keeper.
  • Explain how to handle a bird correctly.
  • Identify what clues you would look for if a bird seemed unwell.
  • Discuss how you would identify and treat constipation.

Module 5 – Rabbits

  • Analyse the factors that one might need to consider when choosing a rabbit.
  • Discuss suitable housing for a pet rabbit.
  • Define a healthy diet for an adult working buck and investigate why caution is necessary when feeding fresh plants to your rabbits.
  • Describe the correct way to handle a rabbit.
  • Identify some common ailments a rabbit might suffer from.  

Module 6 – Reptiles and Amphibians

  • Explain the distinguishing characteristics of reptiles and amphibians.
  • Describe how you would house reptiles or amphibians.
  • Discuss how you would generally care for reptiles/amphibians.
  • Evaluate feeding routines.

Module 7 – Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, and Mice                   

  • Describe suitable housing for a guinea pig.
  • Evaluate what temperature guinea pigs should be kept at and discuss what happens if the temperature drops.
  • Analyse what food should you never feed to a guinea pig and explain why.
  • Explain what can happen if a female hamster with a litter is disturbed and how can this be avoided.

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Get Veterinary Support Assistant, and Animal Care in this Bundle

1. Veterinary Support Assistant: Gain A Career In A Veterinary Practice

This course is ideal for anyone assisting in a veterinary practice part-time or at the weekend, if you are considering working towards a career in a veterinary practice, or for anyone caring for ill and recovering animals at home.

2. Animal Care: Understand The Basic Needs Of Animals

Our Animal Care Course is designed to assist the student in understanding the basic needs of animals; from the information provided, to obtain a better understanding of animal profile and then be able to identify their needs. Students will then be able to comfortably understand animal breeds and at an early stage pass on any problems or information to vets or owners to provide a greater deal of care.

About Animal Care

The Animal Care Course is not designed as a veterinary assistants course, but rather as a possible introduction to the field of animal care and hopefully in the future encourage you to consider a career in animal management.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  3. Study as many courses as you want
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Download printer friendly course content

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of  each course assessment, you will receive a certificate per course. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

The Veterinary Support Assistant Online 2 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate in Veterinary Support Assistant Online Course

Lesson 1: Welcome to the course and Preparing for Employment

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Introduction and course structure
  • Benefits of this course and getting the most out of this course
  • Veterinary Nurses and Nursing Assistants
  • Preparing for employment

Lesson 2: Veterinary Medical Terminology

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Veterinary words in easy bites
  • Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Glossary of veterinary terms

Lesson 3: Basic Small animal Anatomy and Physiology part one

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Cardiovascular system
  • Major body cavities
  • Skeletal structure
  • Tissue structure and shape

Lesson 4: Basic Small animal Anatomy and Physiology part two

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Digestive and excretory systems
  • Respiratory systems
  • Endocrine glands
  • Nervous system

Lesson 5: Handling animals

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Approaching an animal
  • Typical restraints and handling equipment
  • Behaviour
  • Correct dog and cat handling methods
  • Exotic handling

Lesson 6: Animal diet and nutrition

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Importance of nutrition
  • Types of food
  • Nutrients
  • Stages of life
  • Nutritional support

Lesson 7: Animal disease part one

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Cancer
  • Heart disease
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease

Lesson 8: Animal disease part two

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Skeletal diseases
  • Skin diseases and parasites
  • Infectious diseases
  • Other common illnesses

Lesson 9: Small animal Emergency nursing part one

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Aims
  • Assessment
  • Animal first aid kit
  • ABC and CPR
  • Handling a first aid patient
  • Shock

Lesson 10: Small animal Emergency nursing part two

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Fractures
  • Bites and stings
  • Wounds and burns
  • Poisoning and fitting
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting
  • Hyperthermia and Hypothermia

Lesson 11: Infection control

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Importance of infection control
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Sterilisation
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Isolation of an infecious animal
  • Waste

Lesson 12: Diagnostic Tests used by Vets

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Radiography
  • Ultrasound
  • Radiography or ultrasound?
  • MRI scanning in animals
  • Blood Tests
  • Urine Tests

Lesson 13: Care of ill Animals

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Monitoring
  • Temperature, Pulse and Respiration
  • Basic care of inpatients
  • How do vets give animals medicine?
  • Giving oral,ear and eye medication
  • How vets manage fluid levels

Lesson 14: Operation Care

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Veterinary anaesthesia
  • Common veterinary surgical procedures
  • Schedule 3 Procedures
  • Sterile Field
  • Surgical instruments
  • Pre op preparation
  • Post op care

Lesson 15: Euthanasia

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Reasons for euthanasia
  • Making the decision
  • Euthanasia process
  • Euthanasia of exotic pets
  • Signs of a dying animal
  • Signs of death
  • Burial and cremation
  • The animals left behind

Lesson 16: Safety and welfare

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Health and Safety laws and regulations
  • Hazards
  • Signs
  • Zoonosis
  • Safety tips
  • Animal rescue and welfare organisations
  • A veterinary nurses code of conduct

Course 2 - Certificate in Animal Care Online Course

Module 1 – Cats

  • Discuss how important the breed of cat is as a selection criterion.
  • Describe what impact improper feeding can have on a cat's health.
  • Define whether it is possible to train a cat.

Module 2 – Dogs

  • Evaluate the dangers of inadequate feeding and overfeeding.
  • Investigate canine nutrition.
  • Discuss exercise.
  • Define grooming.
  • Analyse how a disease/illness is identified.

Module 3 – Horses

  • Discuss points you should consider when buying a horse.
  • Define conformation.
  • Describe the ideal stable.
  • List for what purposes you would use a dandy brush.
  • List for what purposes you would use a body brush.
  • Identify the symptoms of Colic.     

Module 4 – Birds

  • Describe the varieties of housing available to the bird keeper.
  • Explain how to handle a bird correctly.
  • Identify what clues you would look for if a bird seemed unwell.
  • Discuss how you would identify and treat constipation.

Module 5 – Rabbits

  • Analyse the factors that one might need to consider when choosing a rabbit.
  • Discuss suitable housing for a pet rabbit.
  • Define a healthy diet for an adult working buck and investigate why caution is necessary when feeding fresh plants to your rabbits.
  • Describe the correct way to handle a rabbit.
  • Identify some common ailments a rabbit might suffer from.  

Module 6 – Reptiles and Amphibians

  • Explain the distinguishing characteristics of reptiles and amphibians.
  • Describe how you would house reptiles or amphibians.
  • Discuss how you would generally care for reptiles/amphibians.
  • Evaluate feeding routines.

Module 7 – Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, and Mice                   

  • Describe suitable housing for a guinea pig.
  • Evaluate what temperature guinea pigs should be kept at and discuss what happens if the temperature drops.
  • Analyse what food should you never feed to a guinea pig and explain why.
  • Explain what can happen if a female hamster with a litter is disturbed and how can this be avoided.

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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