Academic Calendar Fall 2017

Short Term Training


English language proficiency requirements

Students registering in post-secondary level courses (numbered 100 to 499) will be required to meet the English language entrance proficiency requirements. Students in ELS or the University Foundations programs can register in those courses identified in the University Foundations program with lower levels of language proficiency.

Please note that not all courses are offered every semester.

STT BAR01

0 credits

Bartending

STT BNK2

0 credits

BANKING-SALES AND SERVICE

STT CASH2

0 credits

Cashier Training Workshop

STT RST01

0 credits

Retail Sales Training

STT VAA01

0 credits

Veterinary Business Fundamentals

Prerequisite(s): None

This course gives you a working knowledge of how to be a receptionist in an often fast-paced environment. Basic telephone skills (topics include booking appointments and surgeries and answering questions) will be covered as well as working with common computer software found in the clinic for billing and record keeping. We will study the dynamics of the hospital team and relationships within the clinic.

STT VAA02

0 credits

Veterinary Hospital Fundamentals

Prerequisite(s): None

The Veterinary Hospital Fundamentals course is designed to provide you with the basic skills and knowledge to assist technicians and veterinarians in a veterinary hospital or clinic.

STT VAA03

0 credits

Veterinary Surgical Fund

Prerequisite(s): None

This course will introduce the student to several critical areas of veterinary surgical practice including aseptic techniques, instrument identification and surgical packs, patient and surgeon preparations, pain control, and radiographs.

STT VAA04

0 credits

Anatomy, Physiology, and Common Diseases

Prerequisite(s): None

This course is an introduction to basic animal anatomy and physiology of the digestive, circulatory, lymphatic, urinary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Common disease and injuries will be discussed along with prevention and treatment strategies. Veterinary medical terminology and abbreviations will be covered to better enable the assistant to communicate with the rest of the animal health team.

STT VAA05

0 credits

Introduction to Veterinary Pharmaceuticals

Prerequisite(s): None.

In this module, the student will be familiarized with common veterinary pharmaceuticals and dosages, as well as methods of administration. Pharmaceutical classification, indications, and side effects will be introduced along with pharmacy organization, inventory maintenance, and dispensing protocols.

STT VAA06

0 credits

Grooming

Prerequisite(s): None

This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to maintain a clean and aseptic clinical environment, the basic grooming skills necessary for a typical small animal practice, and the knowledge to recognize common dermatology and parasitology conditions and their treatments.

STT VAA07

0 credits

Animal Behaviour

Prerequisite(s): None

This course is designed to provide you with the basic knowledge of cat and dog behavior and how it applies in a clinical setting. Safety protocols will be reviewed for each area of the hospital to emphasize risks and prevention techniques.

STT VAA08

0 credits

Animal Shelters and Lab Husbandry

Prerequisite(s): None.

This course teaches basic domestic animal husbandry techniques including behavior, restraint, basic feeding principles, animal handling, principles of humane care, housing, and maintenance.

STT VAA09

0 credits

Bookkeeping

Prerequisite(s): None

This course emphasizes the practical aspects as well as the theoretical foundations of bookkeeping in a veterinary business or clinic.

STT VAA10

0 credits

Practicum

Prerequisite(s): STT VAA01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, and 09

A supervised field-based activity through which participants can refine, integrate and apply the knowledge and skills acquired in the Veterinary Administrative Assistant certificate program.

STT VAA11

0 credits

Review for Vet Admin Assistant

Prerequisite(s): None

This course is designed to summarize what the students have learned throughout the Veterinary Administrative Assistant program and tie it all together by sharpening resume writing and job interview skills and discussing job search techniques.

STT WED02

0 credits

Wedding Essentials for Event Planners

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