University of Guelph 1999-2000 Diploma Program Calendar

XI--Certificate Programs

Veterinary Medical Receptionist Program

OCAS Program Code R101

This certificate program offers specialized training to prepare the student for a front-line role in the field of animal health. The principal objectives are to develop effective interpersonal communication skills, business management skills and the basic technical skills and knowledge of animal care, and the practices and protocols of a veterinary clinic. Other employment opportunities include animal shelters, pet stores, boarding facilities, emergency clinics and referral hospitals. Applicants must have obtained an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent).


CVMR*1010 Business Communications
CVMR*1020 Computers
CVMR*1030 Interpersonal Communications
CVMR*1040 Introduction to Animal Care
CVMR*1050 Laboratory Procedures
CVMR*1060 Nutrition
CVMR*1070 Pharmacology
CVMR*1080 Veterinary Anatomy and Terminology
CVMR*1090 Veterinary Medical Office Procedures I & II
CVMR*1100 Work Placement

Contact Carolyn Lucio, Client Services, Ridgetown College directly at 519/674-1524 (email: or the College at, tel. 519-674-1524, fax 519-674-1530 for information on admission requirements, fees and courses.

1999-2000 Diploma Program Calendar
XI--Certificate Programs
Ridgetown College

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