Penn Foster Proctored Exam Study Guide

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Veterinary Assistant program has proctored exams that the students should complete to get a higher score than previous semester. Just like other veterinary assistant exams, proctored exams should also be prepared as well as possible.

The proctored exams means timed exams which the students take while proctoring software monitors your computer’s desktop, audio or webcam video. The data which are recorded by the proctoring software will be transferred to a proctoring service for review. In other words, proctored exams may or may not be required for your course and enrollment track.

Penn Foster Proctored Exam Study Guide

Well, are you a Veterinary Assistant student who is looking for the guide of proctored exams? If so, you’re at the right page now as this post will share some samples of guides for your proctored exam including the questions and answers. Unfortunately, we do not guarantee that the proctored exam guide that we post will be 100% in your real test.

Samples of Proctored Exams for Veterinary Assistant

Set I

  1. (Orientation + Location of Body Parts) Abroad?

Answer: Movement in the gastrointestinal system in the direction away from the mouth

  1. (Orientation + Location of Body Parts) Superficial?

Answer: Located to the surface

  1. (Orientation + Location of Body Parts) Cranial?

Answer: Closer to the head

  1. (Orientation + Location of Body Parts) Caudal?

Answer: Closer to the tail

  1. (Orientation + Location of Body Parts) Rostral?

Answer: Parts of the head closer to the tip of the nose

  1. (Orientation + Location of Body Parts) Dorsal?

Answer: Closer to the back/spine

  1. (Orientation + Location of Body Parts) Ventral?

Answer: Nearer to the side closest to the ground

  1. (Orientation + Location of Body Parts) Lateral?

Answer: Farther away from the median plane

  1. (Orientation + Location of Body Parts) Medial?

Answer: Closer to the median plane

  1. (Orientation + Location of Body Parts) Deep?

Answer: Located towards the center

  1. (Orientation + Location of Body Parts) Proximal?

Answer: Closer to the main portion of the body

  1. (Orientation + Location of Body Parts) Distal?

Answer: Farther from the main portion of the body

  1. (Orientation + Location of Body Parts) Plantar?

Answer: Surface that touches the ground on rear limb

  1. (Orientation + Location of Body Parts) Palmar?

Answer: Surface that touches the ground near the front limb

  1. (Orientation + Location of Body Parts) Orad?

Answer: Movement in the gastrointestinal system in the direction of the mouth

  1. Tailhead?

Answer: Dorsal part of the base of the tail

  1. Withers?

Answer: Area dorsal to scapulas

  1. Saggital plane?

Answer: divides body into left and right parts

  1. Median plane?

Answer: divides body into equal left and right halves

  1. Transverse plane?

Answer: divides body into cranial and caudal parts

  1. Dorsal plane?

Answer: divides body into dorsal and ventral parts

  1. Barrel?

Answer: trunk of body formed by ribcage and abdomen

  1. Brisket?

Answer: ventral base of neck between front legs

  1. Cannon?

Answer: large metacarpal or metatarsal on hoofed animals

  1. Fetlock?

Answer: joint between cannon bone and proximal phalanx of hoofed animals

  1. Flank?

Answer: lateral surface of abdomen between the last rib and the hind leg

  1. Hock?

Answer: tarsus

  1. Knee?

Answer: carpus

  1. Muzzle?

Answer: Rostral part of face formed mainly by the maxillary and nasal bones

  1. Pastern?

Answer: Area of proximal phalanx of hoofed animals

Set 2

  1. What is Anatomy?

Answer: Study of the form and structure of the animal body and the relationships among its parts

  1. What is Physiology?

Answer: Study of how the body functions

  1. How many tissues make up an animal body?

Answer: four

  1. What is health?

Answer: A state of normal anatomy and physiology

  1. Which elements makeup 96% of living organisms?

Answer: (C, H, O, and N)

  1. What is matter made out of?

Answer: composed of elements

  1. What is an atom that gains or loses an electron?

Answer: ion

  1. What is an isotope?

Answer: an atom that has gained or lost one or more neutrons

  1. How many each electron shell?

Answer: First electron shell normally holds 2 electrons, the second shell holds 8, the third hold

  1. When are atoms most stable?

Answer: When their electron shells are completely filled

Okay, those are some samples of Veterinary Assistant proctored exams.

Guides of Veterinary Assistant Exams

  • Cost

The Veterinary exam costs $100. One attempt will be covered in the  MedCerts VetBloom Veterinary Assistant Program. Then, if you do not pass on your first attempt, you should be responsible for additional exam retake costs.

  • Sign Up

The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) created the Approved Veterinary Assistant (AVA) designation. The exam was written by NAVTA’s AVA committee which can be taken through VetMedTeam, on behalf of NAVTA.

The exam is open to all graduates of a NAVTA which is approved training programs such as the MedCerts VetBloom Veterinary Assistant Program. All graduates of MedCerts VetBloom Veterinary Assistant Program will receive a specific AVA Exam Code required to take the AVA exam.

  • Take the Test

A place where you can take the test will depend. However, all exams really require an exam mentor to proctor the exam while you take it. In this case, NAVTA has approved the following proctors:

-Any veterinarian (DVM, VMD) licensed by their state

-Any credentialed veterinary technician (CVT, RVT, LVT) licensed by their state

-Any college or university internal testing center

Certainly, the exam may also be performed at a licensed testing center.

  • Score

You will need about 75% to pass the Veterinary Assistant exam.

  • Duration

You will have 150 minutes to complete the 100-question exam.

  • Kinds of Questions

The NAVTA AVA committee will not publish the information on the exam questions as they are confident the MedCerts VetBloom Veterinary Assistant Program will prepare you for the AVA Exam.

How to Prepare the Veterinary Assistant Exams?

At least, there are a plenty of ways that you can go to prepare your exam:

  • Review your coursework
  • Ask a mentor for clarification on material
  • Take the MedCerts VetBloom Veterinary Assistant “mock exam” multiple times
  • Prepare a bit each day leading up to the exam
  • Watch some videos and re-read any material you did not understand yet
  • Get a good night’s sleep
  • Come a little early on exam day

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