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Course Number: ACM50512-01V01
If you are a qualified veterinary nurse with a minimum of two-years' experience and are looking for your next challenge, the Diploma of Vet Nursing (General Practice) provides training that will allow you to operate at a senior/practice manager level within a veterinary clinic.Learn the expertise needed to manage nursing procedures, apply nursing pathophysiology, and principles of animal behaviour. By completing a minimum of eight hours per week work experience (paid or voluntary) in a veterinary clinic for the 12-month duration of the course, you will reinforce your learnings and gain a wealth of first-hand industry experience.Work placementMinimum of 8 hours per week (paid or voluntary) in a veterinary clinic for the 12-month duration of the course.
On the job/in the Community
Entrants into ACM50512 Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (General Practice) are required to hold the 19 Core Units from the ACM40412 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.You are required to lodge a NCTAFE application form to enrol into this course plus a work placement confirmation letter.
Veterinary nursing manager, senior veterinary nurse.
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