Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing
Course description Duration
3 yrs - 6 yrs
Next start date
Turn your passion for animal welfare into your career with the Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing Study a La Trobe University degree at the Epping campus of Melbourne Polytechnic Get real world experience through clinical placements Campus options 1 campus available
Campus Study mode Duration Next start date Epping
On-campus (full time)
On-campus (part time)
February Course details
Year 12 with a study score of at least 20 in any of mathematics, chemistry or biology, OR Diploma of Veterinary Nursing or related area, OR 2 years of related industry experience
Melbourne Polytechnic (RTO 3075)
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Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing
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Course content Course Units Wominjeka La Trobe: Indigenous cultural literacy for higher education Applied research project 1 Applied research project 2 Academic integrity module Animal care and management Veterinary clinical perspectives: Animal form, function and health A Veterinary clinical perspectives: Animal form, function and health B Communication for the veterinary team Equine health systems Foundation studies for veterinary nursing Introduction to veterinary nursing practice Small animal behaviour and training Applied veterinary nursing practice A Diagnostic imaging and anaesthesia Evidence based practice for veterinary nurses Introduction to advanced veterinary nursing Veterinary practice management The practicing veterinary nurse Veterinary nursing and animal disease Applied veterinary nursing practice B Advanced equine health care Advanced veterinary surgical patient care Exotics, avian and wildlife care Emergency and critical care Large animal health care Advanced veterinary medical patient care Physical therapy for veterinary nursing patients Veterinary shelter medicine and patient care What students are saying about Melbourne Polytechnic courses Melbourne Polytechnic courses
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What you’ll learn Animal care and management Veterinary nursing practice Emergency and critical care Physical therapy for veterinary nursing patients Animal behaviour and training Support and delivery
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