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Meet Our Instructors:  Rebecca Cardenas
Meet Our Instructors: Rebecca Cardenas

“Find a job you love.” Many of us have heard this advice time and time again, but that's because it's sound advice. If you aren't passionate about what you do, you may not live up to your full potential or enjoy your success. That's why Rebecca pursued her love for animal science and turned it into a career.

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A Day in the Life: Veterinary Technician
A Day in the Life: Veterinary Technician

What do veterinary technicians do?

We defend those who can't speak for themselves. Pets can be difficult to work with at times, but they deserve the same level of compassion and care that human patients receive. Communicating with the pet owner, relying on what I've learned and experienced, and being attentive to a pet's non-verbal cues are vital to my occupation. My name is Nia, and I'm proud to be a veterinary technician.

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Vet Tech with Fear Free Instruction
Vet Tech with Fear Free Instruction

Our veterinary technician instructors are completing the Fear Free certification program, if they have not done so already. This means that they could empower students with skills to help eliminate pets' fear, anxiety, and stress induced by veterinary visits. Fear Free practices are designed to create a clinic experience that is safer for all parties involved, including pets, families, and veterinary healthcare teams.

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Our Instructors Created a Video Letting Students Know How Much They Care

Thank you to the instructors who created this video letting students know how much they care.  

 

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Graduate Highlight - Catherine Teleso Vet Tech
Graduate Highlight - Catherine Teleso

“Stay positive.” Catherine Teleso's advice may sound simple, but sometimes it is difficult to see past the problems of today. However, it was this motto that helped her progress through her coursework when life became challenging.

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Graduate Highlight - Ashley Russell Veterinary Technician
Graduate Highlight - Ashley Russell

Are you hesitating to start a career program because you are afraid of not finding a job after graduation? At Rockford Career College, many of our students find employment with the externship partners they trained with while still in school. Recent graduate Ashley Russell is just one of many alumni who has done this.
 

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