The Many Roles of a Veterinary Assistant


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1. ___ is a test that helps detect the presence of intestinal parasites in cats and dogs:

2. This is a team member who helps to assist veterinarians and veterinary technicians with their roles in a clinic or hospital:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate your understanding of the roles of a veterinary assistant with this quiz and worksheet. The quiz questions will test you on material like a duty that a veterinary assistant is not authorized to do and a team member who helps veterinarians and veterinary technicians in a clinic.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will evaluate you on:

  • A test that is able to detect whether or not an animal has intestinal parasites
  • An action that a veterinary assistant cannot complete
  • A test that examines a sample of blood cells
  • What a veterinary assistant can do

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a test that can identify the existence of intestinal parasites and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding a test that examines a sample of blood cells
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the actions a veterinary assistant can do in a clinic

Additional Learning

To fully understand information about veterinary assistants, read through the short lesson titled The Many Roles of a Veterinary Assistant. This lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Identify general information about a veterinary assistant
  • Discover the numerous responsibilities of a veterinary assistant, such as cleaning the clinic
  • Learn about the different types of tests veterinary assistants can run