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Veterinary Support Assistant Level 3

Open Study College
Course summary
389 GBP
English
Online courses
Professional Training

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Course Content

Module 1: The Roles of Members of the Veterinary Team

  • Roles and responsibilities of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Roles of the Veterinary Nurse
  • Roles of the Student Veterinary Nurse
  • Essentials of the legal system
  • Individual character and conscience

Module 2: Anatomy and Physiology of Dogs and Cats

  • Animal cell structure and cell function
  • Basic structure and function of the nervous system
  • The endocrine system
  • The digestive system
  • The urinary system
  • The respiratory system
  • The cardiovascular system
  • The circulatory system

Module 3: Health and Safety Within The Veterinary Practice

  • Principles of health and safety
  • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) 2013
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) 2002
  • Hazardous Waste Regulations, 2005
  • Manual Handling Regulations, 1992

Module 4: Infection Control in the Veterinary Practice

  • The role of infection in animal and human health
  • Principles of disease transmission in veterinary practice
  • How to maintain a clean clinical environment
  • Main groups of disinfectants

Module 5: Veterinary Nursing Support of Diagnostic Techniques

  • Running a laboratory in a veterinary practice
  • Emergency procedures
  • General safety measures
  • How to collect and prepare urine, faecal and blood samples
  • How to carry out common laboratory tests
  • Test results

Module 6: Understanding Veterinary Pharmacy

  • Principles of pharmacy stock management
  • The Misuse of Drugs Act 1971
  • Principles of safe dispensing
  • Medication terms used in Pharmacology
  • Absorption rate
  • Drug formulations

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Pay Now: GBP 389.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 73.35 with a deposit of GBP
48.90 totalling 489

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