LHU's Workforce Development to Offer Veterinary Assistant Courses

LOCK HAVEN, PA – The Workforce Development and Continuing Education Department at Lock Haven University will be offering a Veterinary Assistant course beginning April 5, 2014.

WHAT:          Veterinary Assistant Course

WHEN:          Saturdays starting April 5, 2014

WHERE:        Lock Haven University’s East Campus, 301 W. Church Street

WHO:             Shannon Tyson, (570) 484.3131

Our Veterinary Assistant courses will prepare you to assist the Veterinarian or Veterinarian Technician in their daily tasks such as feeding, watering, and examining pets for signs of illness, disease, or injury.  This program combines 35 hours of classroom instruction with a 24 hours volunteer experience you will coordinate in your local area.  Over the course of five weeks we prepare students to clean and disinfect cages and work areas, as well as sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment in laboratories, animal hospitals, and clinics.  Class meets Saturdays.

For more information, please contact Shannon Tyson at (570) 484.3131, or browse http://www.lhup.edu/About/finance_administration/workforce/maincampusopportunities.html for additional opportunities.  To register online, please visit http://www.lhup.edu/About/finance_administration/workforce/registration.html.

Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania.