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CVMA Certified Veterinary Assistant Program General Information

The CVMA is pleased to offer its Certified Veterinary Assistant (CVMA CVA) program to California veterinary hospitals, high schools, regional occupational programs, and technical colleges.

 

The CVMA CVA program emphasizes basic training and skills in a variety of areas, including medical care, client communication and practice safety through online learning and experience in the practice. Students in the program acquire their online education along with in-hospital practical experience and skills assessment under the supervision of licensed veterinarians and RVTs who serve as mentors and program advisors before they go on to take their final examination for certification.

 

  • High-quality training on a flexible schedule.
    Improved patient care.
  • Staff members obtain access to the CVMA CVA curriculum and more than 1,000 training videos from ACT in both English and Spanish closed captioning.
  • Interactive format allows mentors to easily track the progress of veterinary assistants.
  • Multiple staff members can enroll in the program at the same time, each working at their own pace. And once certified they can go on to the Level II curriculum.
  • Reduced turnover by creating career opportunities, not just jobs.

 

CVMA CVA Private Practice Program Information

Veterinary practices can provide their veterinary assistants the opportunity to advance their knowledge and learn the skills needed to increase their value as a member of the veterinary practice team.

 

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CVMA CVA School Program Information

The CVMA is pleased to now offer its Certified Veterinary Assistant (CVMA CVA) program to high schools, regional occupational programs and technical colleges. 

 

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CVMA CVA RVT Program Information

The CVMA is pleased to now offer its Certified Veterinary Assistant (CVMA CVA) program to accredited Registered Veterinary Technician programs in California.

 

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