What is the difference between a vetinarian and a vet tech?
I know that the vet is the doctor but what are the major differences in the job description? Like what does a vet tech do on a daily basis and what does a vet do?
Asked By: Scifichic92 - 5/27/2011
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Veterinarians are responsible for all medical care provided to a patient. They are the ones who assess the patient, determine what diagnostic tests are to be performed, diagnose medical conditions and lay out treatment plans and prescribe medications or devices to cure disease or alleviate pain or perform surgery of... More
Answered By: CindyRVT - 5/28/2011
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It's the same thing as a nurse and a doctor relationship. think about it.
Answered By: Antoine Dodson - 5/27/2011
depending on what type of veterinarian they do the actual work. a veterinary technician is pretty much an assistant. they do everything from sorting paperwork to surgery preparations and so on and so forth. :)
Answered By: FluffehChicken98 - 5/27/2011
as a veterinary technician you can not diagnose, prescribe meds, or perform surgery... anything else outside these boundaries can be assigned to you by the veterinarian. veterinary assistants (not techs) are pretty much the equivalent of nurses and work under technicians, veterinary technicians are kinda like... More
Answered By: oelcsm - 5/28/2011
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