Veterinarians

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Veterinarians

  1. 1. Veterinarians<br />Made By: Paige Mertens <br />
  2. 2. Holland Code<br />The Holland code is just a way to find the right job for you through your passions or interests. <br />Investigative – involves working with ideas and thinking a lot. Searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally. <br />Realistic – involves practical, hands-on problem and solutions. Could work outside with plants, animals, and real-world materials. <br />
  3. 3. Career Cluster<br />Health Science – involves planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development. <br />
  4. 4. Nature of Work <br />Diagnose and treat diseases and dysfunctions of animals. Specifically they care for the health of pets, livestock, and animals in zoos, racetracks, and laboratories.<br />Vets also have to work with people, as much as animals, so that they understand how to take care of their animals. <br />
  5. 5. Work Environment/Working Conditions<br />Veterinarians work long hours indoors in a noisy environment. At times they have to work with emotional people when telling them what condition their pet is in. A vets job can possibly became dangerous when it comes to working with animals in pain or are frightened. Vets can be bitten, kicked or scratched by any animal. <br />
  6. 6. Physical Requirements <br />Need to have good eyesight, with or without lenses, good hearing, and good hand-eye coordination. <br />It is a physically hard job so vets need to have a reasonable level of fitness. Mainly because they send so much time on their feet. <br />
  7. 7. Salary<br />Minimum salary <br />about $47,000 a year<br /> $39 an hour. <br />
  8. 8. Self - Employed<br />You can going into private practice as a vet. <br />
  9. 9. Skills <br />Science<br /> Active Listening<br />Critical Thinking<br />Speaking<br /> Judgment and Decision Making<br />Reading Comprehension<br />Complex Problem Solving<br />Active Learning<br />Monitoring<br />Service Orientation<br />
  10. 10. Data, Ideas, People, and/or Things <br />Natural Science & Technology - is for people who like<br /> Gaining knowledge<br /> Insights<br /> Finding new ways of expressing<br />Machines <br /> Tools plants<br />Animals <br />Materials<br />
  11. 11. Education/Training Requirements <br />Veterinarians are in job zone 5<br />Veterinarians are required to have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees (D.V.M.) and be licensed by the state. Programs to become a veterinarian take 4-year program at an accredited college of veterinary medicine. <br />There are 28 colleges in 26 States however getting admission into one is very competitive. <br />
  12. 12. Job Outlook<br />Future vet have no fear because there is a bright outlook for veterinarians. <br />Employment for veterinarians are expected to increase by 33% between 2008 to 2018. <br />
  13. 13. Advancement Opportunities<br />Vets start as employees in group practices. Then after a few years they could advancement into private practice. Although some vets don’t. <br />
  14. 14. Related Careers<br />Biological Technicians<br />Anesthesiologists<br />Physician Assistants<br />Podiatrists<br />Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists<br />
  15. 15. Where To Get Training<br />In Wisconsin there are only one school that are AVMA approved. That school is the University of Wisconsin which is in Madison. <br />There are also AVMA approved schools in Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington. <br />
  16. 16. Best School<br />I personally want to go Madison because it in Wisconsin and its close to my family. Plus you didn’t have to pay out of state tuition. <br />http://www.wisc.edu/<br />
  17. 17. Admission Requirements<br />To get all the requirements go to http://www.vetmed.wisc.edu/pbs/gradprogram/ad_req.php<br />Graduate School Requirements<br />Grade point average<br />Graduate Record Examination<br />Coursework requirements<br />Biology<br />Chemistry<br />Mathematics:<br />Students lacking one or two of these courses can take them after admission, but these courses cannot be counted towards degree requirements.<br />
  18. 18. Tuition and Necessary Expenses<br />Wisconsin Residents = $18,139<br />Nonresidents = $25,823<br />Room and Board = $9,370<br />Books and Supplies = $1,420<br />Miscellaneous (Clothing, transportation, etc) = $4,440<br />
  19. 19. High School Class<br />English<br />Math – algebra, trigonometry, and a little calculus.<br />Physics<br />Biology<br />Chemistry <br />PHS has all of these classes. <br />
  20. 20. Summary Slide<br />Advantages<br />No difficulty finding a job<br />Less likely to be sued<br />Pays well<br /> Different types of veterinarians<br />Disadvantages<br />7 years of school<br />Have to deal with agitated animals<br />Encounter upset pet owners<br />May have to work on Saturdays and be called in <br />
  21. 21. Sources<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/soldiersmediacenter/4476089887/<br />http://education-portal.com/veterinarian_education.html<br />http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-1131.00<br />http://www.talktothevet.com/vetschools.html<br />http://www.careers.govt.nz/default.aspx?id0=20103&id1=J25160 <br />http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos076.htm<br />http://mercury.bio.uaf.edu/vet/highschool.html<br />

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