This unit will require the investigation and preparation of a case report suitable for publication in a scientific journal. The case chosen should make a novel contribution to the veterinary literature. The length of the case report will vary according to journal requirements. Oral presentation(s) will form a part of the assessment for this unit, varying according to the required length of the report. Students should discuss the case regularly with their supervisor and complete a student/supervisor agreement form early to submit to the Sub Dean of Postgraduate Coursework At the end of this Unit of Study, students will be able to: Identify, locate and critically analyse information resources relevant to the case; Identify and communicate major issues; Accurately describe the features of a case; Communicate the interventions and outcomes of the case; Discuss the implications of the case for future cases and/or research and what aspects of the case have made a novel contribution to veterinary science in the field of study; Demonstrate technical expertise within an ethical and professional approach. Conduct of this case report may require veterinary qualifications registrable in NSW.
Written assignment 6,000 words or equivalent (100%)
This unit generally requires that students possess a degree which is registrable for veterinary practice in NSW, Australia. It is usually only available to students who are enrolled in a clinical residency or internship program at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospitals.