Health Care Careers in 2 Years: Jump-Starting a Career in Veterinary Medicine, 1st Edition

  • Jeri Freedman
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508185158
  • ISBN-13: 9781508185154
  • DDC: 636.089023
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Many veterinary jobs can be obtained with two years or fewer of training, in clinical practices, animal hospitals, zoos, aquariums, and wildlife research and rehabilitation. Careers described include animal care attendant, veterinary technician, veterinary receptionist, veterinary lab assistant, and kennel and shelter attendant, among related vocations. Sidebars illustrate the real-life experiences of a veterinary assistant, a wildlife technician, a veterinary technician, and an equine veterinary technician. Each job's activities, academic requirements, and certification and licensing requirements are explained in an easily accessible format. This handy guide offers details on applying for veterinary jobs, tips for interviewing, and strategies for career advancement.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Taking Care of Animals.
2: Clinical Jobs in Veterinary Medicine.
3: Related Jobs.
4: Learning to Care for Animals.
5: Landing a Veterinary Job.
6: Professional Development and Advancement.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.