Our program consists of eight quarters and offers an Associates in Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology. We are fully accredited by COE and AVMA. Students receive federal financial aid, VA aid, and have the option to self pay. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to take the VTNE (Veterinary Technicians National Exam) After passing the VTNE, students will be granted a certification through the CACVT to be able to apply to the state of Colorado to become a RVT.
CAVT trains students in the skills and knowledge required to become veterinary technicians. CAVT’s curriculum is science-based and includes education in the following:
- Animal Anatomy and Physiology: Students learn about the structure and function of animal bodies, including different species.
- Veterinary Medical Procedures: This includes topics such as animal handling and restraint, nursing care, administering medications, diagnostic imaging, laboratory techniques, surgical assisting, and anesthesia.
- Pharmacology: Students learn about different types of medications used in veterinary medicine, their administration, dosage calculations, and potential side effects.
- Animal Diseases and Pathology: Students study common diseases and conditions that affect animals, their causes, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment options.
- Radiology and Imaging: This involves learning how to operate X-ray and imaging equipment and interpret the results to assist with the diagnosis of animal conditions.
- Veterinary Practice Management: Students are taught about the administrative and business aspects of veterinary practice, including client communication, medical record-keeping, and ethics.
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