VMA applied skillstwo vet med assistants work with a rabbit

As a veterinary medical assistant you learn a variety of skills based on the many roles you may have in a clinic. You be be assisting a receptionist, bookkeeper, a vet tech or the vet.

Animal Care & Medical

  • small and large animal restraint
  • exotic animal care and feeding
  • wrapping and sterilizing surgical packs
  • assisting with surgical patient preparation
  • helping with radiographs
  • packaging laboratory samples

Reception & Records

  • record keeping
  • maintaining inventor
  • customer service
  • booking appointments
  • invoicing clients
  • client education

Clinic Care & Maintenance

  • kennel care
  • clinic sanitation
  • lab equipment maintenance
Photo: Two VMA students work with a rabbit.