Veterinary Technician Student Experiences

Veterinary Technician Student Experiences
On July 19, 2022

Students appreciate the variety of experiences in our Veterinary Technician program.  Here are just a few photos from the recent classroom and field trips at Stautzenberger College’s Brecksville Campus.

  • Shark Tank
  • Museum
  • Reptile Rescue & Education Center
  • Turbo Bath – Lab
  • Feeding Stingrays
  • Aquarium

Call today to request a tour of the campus, talk to our instructors and meet fellow students. 

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Perform patient examinations and collect data on vital signs.
  2. Restrain and manage all animals in clinical situations.
  3. Calculate, prepare, and administer medications by common drug routes and prepare pharmaceuticals as prescribed by a veterinarian.
  4. Prepare anesthetic delivery systems, induce anesthesia, monitor patients under anesthesia, manage complications, and recover anesthesia.
  5. Prepare and maintain the surgical area and assist during surgical procedures.
  6. Perform dental prophylactic procedures on dogs and cats.
  7. Produce standard diagnostic radiographs.
  8. Collect and process samples for diagnostic tests, such as blood chemistries, differentials, culture/sensitivities and EKGs.
  9. Perform basic veterinary practice management including computer applications.
  10. Recognize and assess behavioral signs of animals and how it relates to husbandry, handling and disease.
  11. Educate clients on their animal’s health, nutrition, management during illness and preventative medicine as well as euthanasia.
  12. Perform nursing care for small, large and exotic species while being advocates for their patient’s health. 

If you have a passion to work with animals, our Veterinary Technician program could be the career designed for you. 

Find out more about our veterinary technician AAS program today. Call 888.859.8225 or submit the Request Information form on our website. We are ready to assist you with completing the enrollment process, navigating your financial aid options, finding a tutor, practicing your interviewing skills, connecting with local employers, and more. Have the courage to accomplish your academic and professional goals!

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