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Large Animal Clinics A - VETS6405

Year - 2018

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.

Classes
four-week practical experience, including routine clinical activities, rounds, tutorials, and practical classes

Assessment
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

Textbooks
Equine Clinical Medicine, Surgery and Reproduction, Munroe, G and Weese, S (eds), Manson, 2011.

Additional information
Four weeks of practical experience in clinical environments focusing on multiple disciplinary areas required to facilitate effective equine clinical assessment and care.

Assumed knowledge
All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM

Pre-requisites

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

Details

Faculty: Science

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Sixth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camden
Faculty: Science

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Sixth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camden
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Tony D. Mogg
HECS Band: 3
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