The application deadline for entry to the Fail 2019 class has been extended to June 14, 2019.
CRC's Veterinary Technology program is designed to provide the student with the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue a career as a Registered Veterinary Technician. The program offers a rigorous yet rewarding academic curriculum while simultaneously providing ample hands-on experience. The student will gain a working knowledge of animal behavior, restraint, nutrition and nursing. The curriculum will include, but not be restricted to, the performance of emergency care, anesthesia, dental care, surgical assistance and laboratory procedures.
Registered Veterinary Technicians (RVTs) (previously known as Animal Health Technicians) are trained professionals who work as highly skilled assistants to veterinarians and researchers. Their knowledge and skills have led to their being desirable employees in a variety of related fields.
Most states (including California) require official licensing or certification of RVTs. In California certification is accomplished by:
VTNE (Veterinary Technician National Examination) Three-year pass percentage for Cosumnes River College Veterinary Technology Graduates:
|The three-year pass percentage on VTNE is calculated as follows: X/Y * 100=Three-year pass percentage whereby X is the number of first time candidates that passed the VTNE and Y is the number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE||
July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2019
Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE
Three-year VTNE pass percentage
For information about the student learning outcomes for this program, see www.crc.losrios.edu/pslo