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Introduction to Vet Medicine for Teens - N31197 - Intake 2

Course number : VPM 7000   ID : 4197   
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What it is like to work in a veterinary clinic or other animal care related business?  This veterinary science camp will show you! Through classroom learning, demonstration and hands-on learning opportunities you will learn basic skills and become familiar with various career opportunities related to veterinary science. 

If you are between the ages of 13-16, considering a career in the veterinary industry, and want to understand the different roles that are available as options, then this course may be for you. In this hands-on course, you will become familiar with the roles and responsibilities of:

  • Veterinary Medical Receptionists
  • Veterinary Technical Assistants
  • Animal Health Technologists
  • Veterinarians
  • Non-veterinary animal care facilities

You will learn some basics of animal care & first aid:

  • Animal Behavior, Safety, Handling & Restraint
  • General Animal Health Assessment & Physical Exams
  • Basic First Aid
  • Bandaging Techniques

If you have thought about pursuing a career related to animal health, but are not sure what options are available to you, or which options might be the best fit for you, this course will help get you the information you need in order to choose a direction. The instructor and guest speakers will give you a great idea of the role each veterinary team member plays, and you'll enjoy the hands-on time in the afternoon with our cuddly animals!

Each day you will spend some time in the classroom in the morning, then doing hands-on learning in the afternoon. One day there will be a field trip (bus transportation & lunch included) to visit and tour some state-of-the-art animal care facilities.

Class Details

4 Session(s)
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu

Animal Science Building




Registration Closes On
Monday, August 12, 2024 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
8/19/2024 - 8/22/2024 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM Olds, Animal Science Building  Map TBA TBA  ClassRoom

Other Class Offerings

Introduction to Vet Medicine for Teens - N31669 - Intake 1
ID: 3669

08/12/24 - 08/15/24
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu
4 sessions.

Animal Science Building