Based on NAVTA-approved guidelines, Elsevier’s Veterinary Assisting Textbook by Margi Sirois offers comprehensive coverage of the knowledge and skills you need for a successful career in veterinary assisting. You’ll learn about the role of the veterinary assistant and how to perform key responsibilities of the job, including assisting the veterinary technician and the veterinarian by restraining animals, setting up equipment and supplies, cleaning and maintaining practice and laboratory facilities, and feeding and exercising patients.
- Targeted coverage addresses only those topics that are relevant to veterinary assisting.
- Authoritative content covers everything you need to know to pass the Approved Veterinary Assistant (AVA) exam and succeed in clinical practice.
- Authors and contributors are leading experts in veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, and veterinary assisting.
- Full-color format features a wealth of illustrations and photographs that clarify key concepts and enhance learning.
- Overview of the Veterinary Profession
- Office Procedures and Client Relations
- Pharmacology and Pharmacy
- Animal Behavior and Restraint
- Animal Husbandry and Nutrition
- Anesthesia and Surgical Assisting
- Avian and Exotic Animal Care and Nursing
Normal Physiologic Data