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OCTC’s Vet Tech program hosting virtual events

In Education, Local, News by OC Monitor Staff

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Owensboro Community & Technical College’s Veterinary Technology program is hosting open houses to attract students interested in turning their passion for animals into a healthcare career. The events will be virtual and are scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday, March 19, 2021, and 3 p.m. Friday, April 23, 2021. All sessions will be held online and the links are provided on OCTC’s Facebook page under the event, or you may contact [email protected] and be sent a direct link.

Upon completion of the two-year program, graduates are prepared to sit for the Veterinary Technician National Exam. Areas of study include office and hospital procedures, client relations and communications, anatomy, physiology, parasitology, microbiology, clinical techniques, pharmacology, anesthesiology, surgical and medical nursing, radiology and clinical pathology training. The Vet Tech program provides valuable real-world clinical and lab experiences to develop the skills needed to become a valued professional in the field. These open houses are designed to give prospective students an overview of the program and demonstrations to simulate the lab experience.

OCTC’s vet tech program is a selective admissions program and has a limited number of seats available each year. Interested students who are not able to access the links should contact Groves for accommodations.

The deadline for applications for Fall 2021 is May 1. Individual or small group tours, and class shadowing can be arranged on an individual basis. For more information please attend the open house or contact, Tara Groves at [email protected] or call 270-852-8968.

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