Preparation Veterinary Practice (VETS4236)


This unit of study will prepare students for their final year Work Integrated Learning Program and veterinary career. Students will review professional practice themes in relation to final year rotations and new graduate life. The assessment requirements, administrative policies and procedures, and access to distance learning resources, including the use of our Virtual Veterinary Campus during final year, will also be discussed. Learning activities include lecture presentations, seminars, small group tutorials, self-completion tasks and skills checks. Note: Departmental permission required for enrolment in the following sessions: Semester 1.

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2 days in Semester 1; 2 days in Semester 2


intra-semester: Extramural practical report - equal weighting for each species report (100%); Online Task S/U; Participation S/U


VETS4236 Unit of Study Handbook. WebCT e-learning site contains detailed information, notes and links to reference papers for this unit of study.

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Satisfactory completion of BVSc Years 1 to 3; satisfactory completion of pre-clinical and preparatory clinical extramural studies program

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