ACCESS Accelerated Training (AAT)
At ACCESS – Palm Beach County, our Accelerated Training Program is designed to give veterinary school graduates with a strong interest in emergency and critical care the necessary training to become a high-level Emergency Care Veterinarian.
With no ‘fixed’ start date, candidates for this program can apply at anytime throughout the year!
(See below for more information.)
Be well paid while you accelerate your career with hands-on ER training.
Our unique program will provide specialty level ER and critical care training through combined lectures, interactive seminars, labs, mentoring, and hands-on practice experience with board certified specialists and experienced veterinarians. This one-year training program is a full-time, fully paid position, with the real opportunity for growth in a new, purpose built Specialty Animal Hospital. An additional benefit is that your salary increases as you complete each segment of the three segment program. In return, we ask that you commit your new found skills to ACCESS – Palm Beach County for two years after completing your initial year of training.
Prior to starting our AAT program, you will be required to complete the ezyVet training academy and other training.
For the first segment, you will attend daily didactic training lectures with our rotating and specialty interns conducted by our specialists, staff doctors, residents and interns.
The following segment includes being paired with each of our criticalists and experienced emergency doctors on a rotating basis. You may also be paired with other specialist for certain cases pertaining to your training and progress. Additionally, you will be assigned a mentor who will help support you, and assess your progress. (Depending on approval, your mentor may also assign you with more primary case responsibility.)
For the final segment of your training, you may be approved to see cases independently with oversight and support from your mentor, a criticalist and/or an experienced on duty emergency doctor.
Examples of AAT training topics
- Clinician leadership
- Principles of resuscitation and shock
- Principles of fluid therapy
- Gastrointestinal and urogenital emergencies
- Cardiac and pulmonary emergencies
- Communication techniques
- Neurologic emergencies
- Electrolyte disorders
- Immunologic and endocrine emergencies
- Compassion fatigue/burnout
- Stress resilience
- Surgical emergencies
Discover more today…
To discover more about how ACCESS Accelerated Training (AAT) can benefit your career, please contact Marcos Unis, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA, who you’ll find approachable, relaxed, and ready to answer your questions.