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Sinclair College

VET 2108 Veterinary Assistant Technical Practicum

The student will successfully and confidently complete NAVTA-accredited clinical skills for safe animal handling and basic clinical tasks. Fourteen practicum hours per week.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Veterinary Technology
Repeatable Credit: Yes
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: VET 1102 


  • The student will practice and complete all required skills as mandated by the NAVTA Essential Skills list.
  • The student will complete a weekly reflective journal about clinical experiences - both subjective and objective observations regarding clinical and professional experiences as well as positive and negative interactions with colleagues, clients, and animals.
  • Student will present themselves in professional attire, with a willing and helpful attitude to the assigned clinic. The student will maintain ethical and mature behavior while working with clinical staff and clients.

Credit Hours: 2

Practicum Hours: 14