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Professional Skills 2B - VETS6206

Year - 2020

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 a pass grade in all compulsory assessment tasks, and (3) Submit all compulsory documents (skills logs, feedback forms etc.)

Introductory lecture, Practical classes and demonstrations, Tutorials, Workshops; Independent study

Attendance and Participation (satisfactory/unsatisfactory), Individual skills assessments (pass/fail), Skills Log (satisfactory/unsatisfactory), Objective Structured Barrier Examination ((OSBE) (pass/fail)

There are no prescribed textbooks for this unit of study. Students will be directed to appropriate resources as required.

Additional information
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 and VETS6201 and VETS6203 and VETS6204


Faculty: Science

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Tony D. Mogg
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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