Boarman, from Owensboro, to lead OCTC Vet Tech program

A native of Owensboro, Dr. Laura Boarman has been selected to lead the Veterinary Technology program at Owensboro Community & Technical College. Boarman has spent the past 11 years in practice at the Kentuckiana Animal Clinic.

Boarman attended Western Kentucky University undergraduate and earned a doctorate from Auburn University’s School of Veterinary Medicine.

His professional interests are dentistry, preventive medicine and dermatology.

The OCTC Veterinary Technology Program was established in 2015 and is an accredited two-year selective admission program. Students earn an Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology and the program prepares them to take the National Veterinary Technician Examination (VTNE).

Areas of study include office and hospital procedures, client relations and communications, anatomy, physiology, parasitology, microbiology, clinical techniques, pharmacology, anesthesiology, nursing surgical and medical nurses, radiology and clinical pathology training.

Boarman began his duties on July 1. The Veterinary Technology Program and Hospital / Lab are housed on the OCTC downtown campus at 1501 Frederica St.

The program offers individual or small group tours, and class observation can be arranged on an individual basis. For more information, contact Tara Groves at [email protected] or call 270-852-8968.

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