Course Description

Becoming familiar with veterinary instruments is an important part of the veterinary nursing curriculum. To become a valuable member of the veterinary team, it is crucial that students learn to recognise individual veterinary instruments, their main function, and their special characteristics. Students are expected to complete case reports.
This short course lists just some of the instruments that are used in veterinary clinics.
























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Units of Study

Unit 1 -      Hypodermic Needles

Unit 2 -      Modified Silverman Biopsy Needle

Unit 3 -      Bone Marrow Biopsy Needle

Unit 4 -      Feeding and Dosing Needles

Unit 5 -      Ophthalmoscope

Unit 6 -      Otoscope

Unit 7 -      Stethoscope

Unit 8 -      Doppler Ultrasonic Blood Flow Monitor

Unit 9 -      Pulse Oximeter

Unit 10 -    Multi-parameter Monitor

Unit 11 -    Refractometer

Students Receive

Once course is complete and fees are paid in full

1    x Certificate In Small Animal Instruments

11  x  Statement Of Attainment Certificates

1    x  Course Transcript


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Certificate In Small Animal Instruments

6 Months



Internationally Recognised and Accredited

Assessments (11) Exams (11)


$500 with concession card

Yes - $10 per week.

Access to a computer and clinic

Available with mentoring only

6 Months