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How to become a Veterinary Nurse in Australia

We are often asked, how do I become a Veterinary Nurse? What are the best steps to take to become a Vet Nurse? How do I get started?

In this video, we meet an industry veteran, who has mentored many, many nurses throughout her career. With over 25 years of experience in the Veterinary Industry, Jo Campbell, Practice Manager from Vetwest Animal Hospitals in WA talks about her career starting out as a Kennel Hand and how she transitioned through Veterinary Nursing to a role in management. She also provides specific advice for future students considering a career in veterinary nursing including steps you can take from the outset to assist you in your decision to start a veterinary nursing course pathway and how to get started.

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