Veterinary Nursing Experience Report

Welcome to the Veterinary Nursing Experience Report. The Experience Report should only be completed by applicants applying to the on-campus Veterinary Nursing programThere are three parts to the Experience Report: references, experience and knowledge of the veterinary nursing profession. Applicants find it helpful to compile the information needed for the Experience Report before beginning the application.

  1. Three references. For each reference, please provide a name, email address, phone number, occupation/position, place of employment, and relationship to you (for example, former supervisor or co-worker). One reference should be someone in the veterinary health care field, one a teacher, and one an employer, if applicable.
  2. Veterinary experience. Any paid or volunteer work performed in a veterinary facility, including job shadowing and observation in a veterinary clinic. Include name of veterinarian, name of facility, address of facility, description of your duties, dates of experience, average hours/week, total hours worked. Enter "none" if you have no veterinary experience to report.
  3. Research experience. Include name of principal investigator, name and location of research facility, description of your duties, dates, average hours/week, total hours worked. Enter "none" if you have no research experience to report.
  4. Animal experience. All animal care and training experience, including 4-H, FFA, pet sitting, kennel/boarding facility work, horse experience, farm animal experience, etc. For each experience, include the name of the animal care facility (if applicable), location, description of your duties, dates of animal experience, average hours/week and total hours worked.
  5. Veterinary Nursing as a profession. This is your opportunity to explain your interest in veterinary nursing. Note that veterinary nursing is not a pre-veterinary degree. Students interested in pursuing a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) should apply for a pre-veterinary program.

Click here if you are not sure if you should fill out the Experience Report. If you are ready to fill out the Experience Report, click here for instructions.

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