Life Science Careers

Veterinary Medicine

The educational preparation required for this career

For a career in Veterinary Medicine, a high school student should develop a strong background in biology, chemistry, and physics. Courses in English, Social Science, and Speech are also necessary since interpersonal and professional communications skills are important assets in Veterinary Medicine.
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Types of degrees required for this field.

When becoming a veterinarian you need your bachelor's degree in science-related areas, like zoology, molecular biology, chemistry, animal science and biochemistry. In some instances, veterinary programs do not require students to hold 4-year degrees; however students may experiences difficulty gaining admittance into veterinary programs without degrees.
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Talents/ Skills

To be a Veterinary Medicine there are some skills that you'll need such as recognizing and responding to veterinary medical emergencies. Perform basic filing of medical records, radiographs, lab reports, etc. manage inventory control. Recognize roles of appropriate regular agencies.

Significant benefits to the society

Veterinary Medicines are valuable tools for veterinarians, farmers and pet owners to ensure that animals are and remain healthy. Hey help produce pain in animals, therefore, support their welfare. Animals need medicine just like us humans do. Veterinary medicine also have a positive impact on food safety and availability and on people's health.
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