Veterinary Assistant Information Session

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Veterinary Assistant Information Session

Learn about Brookdale's newly expanded Veterinary Assistant program.

By Brookdale Community College, Continuing and Professional Studies, Center for Career Development.

When and where

Date and time

May 22 · 3pm - June 21 · 11am PDT



About this event

If you are interested in applying to Brookdale's Veterinary Assistant program, you must attend one of our FREE information sessions. 

Learn about the job of a veterinary assistant so you can decide if you want to pursue this career and meet program instructors from Red Bank Veterinary Hospital (RBVH).

 Enrollment in the Veterinary Assistant Program is limited, and admission is competitive.

The Veterinary Assistant Program in collaboration with Red Bank Veterinary Hospital is approved through the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA). 

Veterinary Assistants are an integral part of the veterinary healthcare team, working under the direct supervision of a veterinarian or credentialed veterinary technician. Through classroom and clinical instruction, students are trained to provide assistance in the following areas of study:

Office procedures and client relations


Preventative healthcare

Behavior and restraint

Veterinary medical terminology

Anatomy and physiology

Safety in the veterinary workplace

Animal nursing

Laboratory procedures

Surgical and recovery room assistance


Emergency response.

254 hours (93 classroom, 57 online, and 104 clinical)

Students who graduate are eligible to sit for the national exam to earn the designation of Approved Veterinary Assistant (AVA).

Class begins August 2023.

Click here to visit Brookdale's Veterinary Assistant Webpage

We will send out the zoom link and information packet via email on the morning of the event.

**Please check your Junk folder ,as well as your regular Inbox, to make sure you receive the information for our zoom event! **

If you do not receive the information by the morning of the event, please contact Jaimie Bremen at or 732-224-2281

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