Animal Health Care Course
Caring for the health of animals is a large industry that involves a wide range of people in various roles, from pet owners and farmers to animal welfare officers and veterinarians. All of these people must be knowledgeable about animal health in general and understand the health requirements of the animals in their care. Considering this, Animal Health Care Course covers a range of topics associated with providing animal health care and animal health requirements involving dogs, cats, freshwater fish, horses, reptiles and amphibians, and rodents and rabbits. The topics include common health issues in domestic pets, basic first aid for animals, identifying animal behaviour and a lot more.
For learners that want to develop additional and relevant skills. LEARNT users have access to modules such as essential animal first aid, animal diseases, animal welfare and conservation, amongst many other options. Building on your professional and personal growth through learning will earn you CRED points. A LEARNT way to obtain recognition.
What you’ll experience
In this course, you’ll learn all the skills and knowledge needed in animal health care to be a more effective veterinarian or pet care owner. You’ll know the proper way of taking care of animals, rehabilitation of domestic animals, veterinary services and a lot more. This course also includes our brand-new Celebrity Mentor Series, a video learning “masterclass” hosted by Dr. Kate Adams from Bondi VET. She is one of Australia’s most well-known media vets and a leading expert in animal health care. Our new mentor series is designed so you can sit back, relax and enjoy a very personal tutorial with one of the industry’s leading experts. This comprehensive 12-module course provides information in structured sections, accompanied with images and ‘check for understanding’ activities at the end of every section. Learners will progress in order, through each segment at their own pace. The learner can review and revisit the module content when needed.
What you will get
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Taking Care of your Animals
There are many benefits in pet ownership including companionship, opportunity for increased social interaction with other people and providing a calming effect.
Common Health Issues in Domestic Pets
This topic describes some of the diseases that are the most relevant and common illnesses to which a pet may be exposed to during its life.
Identify and Respond to Animal Behaviour
This module highlights some of the common behaviours associated with dogs, cats, horses and birds
Basic First Aid for Animals
Know some of the most common emergencies for animals and the immediate first aid that can be provided until veterinary attention can be sought.
Routine Health Care for Animals
Routine health care for animals is important to ensure that they are cared for appropriately.
Rehabilitation of Domestic Animals
The skill and patience with which rehabilitation is undertaken can make all the difference to the animal’s recovery, and make a significant contribution to their prognosis.
Maintain and Monitor Animal Health and Well-being
This topic presents an understanding of what comprises animal health, animal wellbeing and animal welfare.
Common Health Problems in Farm Animals
Study the diseases and effects of parasites and plant poisonings in farm animals.
Working in Veterinary Services
Discover the most common types of animal facilities in veterinary industry and the standard roles available within them.
Administration Services for the Veterinary Service
A veterinarian offering treatment or medical procedures to a client is expected to discuss the level of skills that the team will offer and also discuss any possible complications.
Safety in Veterinary Services
Veterinary Service must provide a safe workplace environment for staff, clients, patients and all visitors.
A Day in the Life of A Veterinarian
Discover a day in the life of veterinarian’s challenging and rewarding career.
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120 Study Hours
Professional Development for
Animal Welfare Officer
Employment at a cattery, kennel, pet shop or specialist pet service
Animal hospital assistant
Animal refuges and welfare organisations
Pet shop employee or business owner
Animal accommodation facilities (e.g. kennels and catteries)
Wildlife reserves, parks and zoos
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What computer skills do I need for this course?
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