This course consists of 63 classroom hours and 36 clinic hours. Students will learn veterinary assistant inpatient care and clinical procedures. Topics include medicating the patient, animal nutrition, fluid therapy and therapeutic techniques for animals. You will also learn assistant skills related to surgery and emergency care including anesthesia, surgery preparation, first aid and emergency procedures, CPR and the critical care of animals. The course includes a supervised practicum. Prerequisite: Veterinary Assistant Training 1: Outpatient Care, Diagnostics and Pharmacy.