Courses

VETERINARY TEACHING HOSPITAL

COURSES PRIMARILY FOR VETERINARY STUDENTS

The following interdepartmental courses are taught by faculty members from Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Pathology and Parasitology, and Microbiology departments.

105. MEDICINE - INTRODUCTION TO VETERINARY MEDICINE. 1st Semester. Lect. 1. This course deals with the histon~ of veterinan~ medicine, external and internal factors that impact on today's veterinan, students, professional honesty and ethics, responsibilities of veterinan students and veterinarians, career options, and future trends of the profession. 1 credit

126. MEDICINE - INTRODUCTION TO CLINICS. 2nd Semester. Lab. 2. This course introduces students to the principles of clinical practice including, recognition of breeds, colors and markings, restraint of animals, routes of administration of drugs, the problem oriented medical record, as well as diagnostic procedures in necropsy, clinical pathology, radiology and microbiology. 1 credit

227. MEDICINE - INTRODUCTION TO CLINICS. 1st Semester. Lab. 2. This course is a continuation of Medicine 126. Students are introduced to clinical record-keeping, histon-taking, physical examinations, client relationships, and interpretation of clinical and diagnostic findings. 1 credit

228. MEDICINE - INTRODUCIION TO CLINICS. 2nd Semester. Lab. 3. This course is a continuation of Medicine 227. Students are provided an opportunity to gain practical experience in the various clinical rotations, including Large Animal Clinic, Small Animal Clinic, Ambulaton Clinic, and the Diagnostic Clinics. 1 credit

361. MEDICINE - CLINICS. 1st Semester, Lab. 10. This course provides students with the opportunity to participate and develop proficiency in record keeping, histon taking, physical examination, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, treatment and client education. There is also active participation in necropsy, clinical pathology, microbiology and radiology laboratories. 4 credits

362. MEDICINE - CLINICS. 2nd Semester. Lab. 10. Continuation of Medicine 361. 4 credits

450. MEDICINE - PROFESSIONAL ORIENTATION. 1st Semester. Lect. 1. This course deals with factors that may impact on a veterinarian entering the profession. Emphasis is placed on professional ethics, preparation for job inteniews, formulation of an appropriate resume, practice management, business methods, laws governing the profession, client relationships and others. Credit-R

461. MEDICINE-CLINICS. 1st Semester, Lab. 19. This clinical rotation provides fourth year students an opportunity to participate and develop proficiency in physical examination, diagnosis differential diagnosis, prognosis, surgical procedures, and treatment of patients in a clinical, as well as, non-clinical (ambulatory) setting. Emphasis is placed on utilization of the problem oriented medical record in problem solving and record keeping, client education and herd health programs. Students actively participate in the performance and interpretation of laboraton procedures in the areas of necropsy, radiology, clinical pathology and microbiology. 4 credits

462. MEDICINE-CLINICS. 2nd Semesters. Lab. 21. Continuation of Clinic 461. 6 credits