Elsevier's Veterinary Assisting Textbook


  • Margi Sirois, EdD, MS, RVT, LAT, Wright Career College, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

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.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2012
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-11263-5

Table of Contents

  1. Overview of the Veterinary Profession
  2. Office Procedures and Client Relations
  3. Medical Terminology
  4. Anatomy and Physiology
  5. Pharmacology and Pharmacy
  6. Animal Behavior and Restraint
  7. Animal Husbandry and Nutrition
  8. Animal Care and Nursing
  9. Anesthesia and Surgical Assisting
  10. Laboratory Procedures
  11. Diagnostic Imaging
  12. Avian and Exotic Animal Care and Nursing


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