Veterinary Team Telehealth


Veterinary Telehealth Training

Demand for veterinary telehealth services continues to rise and a telehealth certificate can help you stand out on your veterinary team. Our online, self-paced Veterinary Telehealth Training Program is designed with job readiness in mind and can be completed in as little as one month. You’ll learn best practices for teletriage, how to assess and address emergencies, and how to navigate state laws and regulations related to telehealth.

  • Penn Foster's online Veterinary Telehealth Training is approved by RACE and meets annual continuing education requirements.
  • Demand for telehealth services in the veterinary industry continues to increase.
  • Penn Foster is a trusted partner of some of the largest veterinary hospitals in the country, including Banfield, VCA, and BluePearl.
  • Our online programs are flexible enough for you to finish them at a pace that works for you, based on how much time you can dedicate to your coursework each week.
Self Paced

Save up to $110 Ends 4/30/2024

Cost of Program


$709 Save $110


$59/month, Start for as low as $20

1-800-275-4410 (9AM - 9PM ET)

What You Will Learn

  1. How to apply knowledge of veterinary telehealth principles and legal regulations to professionally address client concerns.
  2. How to properly communicate with clients in virtual settings and appropriately assess and address potential emergencies through teletriage.
  3. How to develop and adhere to veterinary telemedicine standard operating procedures and workflows.
Full Program Goal & Outcomes

Career Outcomes

Veterinary Technician







Our online Veterinary Telemedicine Training is designed with job-readiness in mind. Our expert faculty and interactive curriculum make for an engaging online learning experience that will help give you an added boost to your resume as a veterinary technician or a veterinary assistant. According to national averages from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for veterinary technicians is expected to grow 21% through 2031.*

State Licensing Requirements

Licensing requirements for registered veterinary technicians vary greatly from state to state throughout the United States and may contain specific educational course approvals. You should contact your state's appropriate licensing bureau for the current requirements, or your state legislature for pending legislation. See the State Licensing page  for contact information for state licensing/regulatory boards and certain industry licensing information.

Online Vet Team Telehealth Program Curriculum

  • Up to 81 hours of CE credit
  • 2 courses
  • 12 quizzes

Estimated completion time:

  • Fast track = 1 month
  • Average time = 1 month

With Penn Foster, you can learn at whatever pace works best for you. Some learners will be more comfortable moving faster, and dedicating more time, and the fast track estimate will apply to them. The average track will apply to most learners who can dedicate a few hours per week to completing their coursework. The estimated completion times are based on completion times for learners enrolled in this program from May 2021 - April 2022, excluding withdrawals.

In the online Veterinary Team Telehealth Program, you'll get the skills needed to employ telehealth services in small or large animal hospitals or clinics. Your lessons include:

  • Legal Regulations in Veterinary Telehealth
  • Your Role in Telemedicine and Teletriage
  • Emergencies in Teletriage

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Student Success Stories

Penn Foster’s Veterinary Telehealth Program can help you add another skill to help your career in the veterinary industry. Our veterinary graduates have been able to start new careers, pursue new jobs, and earn promotions. Learn more about how Penn Foster helped them reach their goals.

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Ashley L.

Penn Foster Graduate, 2023

“I achieved my goals around my lifestyle.”

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Veterinary Team Telehealth Certificate Tuition

Take the first step toward upskilling in your veterinary career by enrolling in Penn Foster's online Vet Team Telehealth Program. Simply choose from one of our customized payment plans below and get started today!

Option 1: Pay in full

Save up to $110 Ends 4/30/2024

Cost of Program


$709 Save $110

  • Best price. Best value.
  • Pay the full cost today
  • No monthly payments
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Option 2: Monthly Auto Pay Plan

Save up to $10 Ends 4/30/2024

Cost of Program


$709 Save $10

  • Pay $59 per month
  • Start for $20 down
  • All major credit and debit cards accepted
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Option 3: Monthly Mail Pay Plan

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  • Pay $59 per month
  • Start for $49 down
  • Mail your payments
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Our Proven Veterinary Team Telehealth Learning Model

Empowering Penn Foster students to reach their goals.


  • No set start date
  • No exam due dates
  • Payment Plans


  • Engaging digital study guides
  • Easy to use digital textbooks
  • Practical exercises


  • 24/7 access to online resources
  • Engaging online student community
  • Connect with peers in real-time through discussion boards


  • Unlimited access to expert instructors
  • Robust learning resources
  • Dedicated student services team

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Veterinary Team Telehealth Career Certificate FAQs

What is veterinary telemedicine?

Veterinary telemedicine is a tool that allows veterinary professionals to communicate with existing patients electronically to relay medical information about their pet’s health status.

How can veterinary telemedicine improve the health of pets and animals?

Veterinary telemedicine can be utilized during initial consultations and follow-up examinations to observe the animal’s appearance and behavior, ensuring they’re receiving quality care.

What does a virtual vet do during a visit?

A virtual veterinarian can observe a patient’s appearance and behavior, advising on minor concerns that don’t require an in-person visit. Telemedicine can also be used for an appointment follow-up.

How can adding a certificate in veterinary telehealth improve my career or veterinary skills?

The certificate program can provide you with the skills necessary to understand and utilize telehealth services and technology to improve quality of care for your clients and patients. These services can help with managing an influx of clients if there are team members who are fluent in telemedicine and can facilitate some appointments virtually. This program can also help veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants meet CE requirements, depending on state of employment.

What will I learn while earning my certificate in veterinary telemedicine?

Topics covered in Penn Foster's Veterinary Team Telehealth Career Certificate program include legal regulations, effective communication, teletriage, emergencies in teletriage, and workflows.