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Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Veterinary Technician program at RCTC, students will achieve the following outcomes:

  • Safely and effectively administer prescribed drugs to patients.
  • Accurately dispense and explain prescribed drugs to clients.
  • Demonstrate and perform patient assessment techniques in a variety of animal species.
  • Understand and demonstrate husbandry, nutrition, therapeutic and dentistry techniques appropriate to various animal species.
  • Safely and effectively manage patients in all phases of anesthetic procedures.
  • Safely and effectively select, utilize and maintain anesthetic delivery and monitoring instruments and equipment.
  • Understand and integrate all aspects of patient management for common surgical procedures in a variety of animal species.


Contact Information
(507) 285-7210 or 1‑800‑247‑1296
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave SE :: Rochester, MN 55904-4999
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Rochester Community and Technical College, a member of Minnesota State.
RCTC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer.
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