This unit of study incorporates multiple aspects of equine practice, including anaesthesia, diagnostic imaging, medicine, reproduction and surgery, with a strong focus on the primary care aspects of equine practice. The placement experience includes a range of routine clinical activities, rounds, tutorials and practical classes, designed to provide a balance between clinical and didactic learning opportunities. This placement is part of an integrated approach to the delivery of equine practice related content over the four years of the DVM programme, the over-arching aim of which is to prepare DVM graduates with the day-one knowledge, skills and attitudes required to succeed in the equine clinical environment.
four-week practical experience, including routine clinical activities, rounds, tutorials, and practical classes
supervisor report form, clinical anatomy quiz, attendance and performance at clinical rounds, treatment facilitations, and tutorials, communication task, skills log, activity log, individual summative examination
Equine Clinical Medicine, Surgery and Reproduction, Munroe, G and Weese, S (eds), Manson, 2011.
Four weeks of practical experience in clinical environments focusing on multiple disciplinary areas required to facilitate effective equine clinical assessment and care.
All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6301, VETS6302, VETS6303, VETS6304, VETS6305, VETS6306, VETS6307, VETS6308, VETS6309, VETS6310, VETS6311, VETS6312, VETS6313