In this unit of study students will continue in the development of their confidence and competency in, fundamental professional skills relevant to veterinary practice. These will include animal handling, clinical and laboratory skills, as well as the development of relevant personal and professional attributes, and clinical experience in veterinary teaching hospitals. Successful completion of this unit of study requires students to: (1) Attend and actively participate in all compulsory classes, (2) Achieve at least a pass grade in all compulsory assessment tasks, and (3) Submit all compulsory documents (veterinary teaching hospital site contracts and skills logs, feedback forms etc.).
Introductory lecture, Practical classes and demonstrations, Tutorials, Workshops; Independent study
Practical examinations, Oral presentations/examinations, Written assignments/reflective statements, Clinical supervisor feedback, Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs), Formative self and peer assessment
There are no prescribed textbooks for this unit of study. Students will be directed to appropriate resources as required.
It is assumed that student have a basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice; empathy for and confidence in interactions with animals
VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108