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Veterinary Practice Management - VETS6308

Year - 2020

This unit extends students' foundational knowledge and skills for working effectively as a veterinary professional, by introducing key concepts in Practice Management. The unit also builds on and extends students' application of professional competencies introduced in VETS6101 (The Veterinary Professional 1) and (VETS6201 The Veterinary Professional 2) including communication, teamwork, cultural competence, professional reasoning, leadership and selfcare. It utilises a case-based approach to aid understanding of financial, legal and ethical perspectives in the management of problems encountered in Veterinary Practice. Students are given opportunities to review, critically evaluate and present their findings on case studies that reflect real life veterinary challenges. This is supplemented with keynote presentations from professional experts in business, finance and law. Specifically this will facilitate students' preparedness for clinical placements in DVM4 and Clinical Practice beyond graduation.

2 week intensive (lectures and tutorials) at start of semester, presentations and independent study throughout the semester

group assessment (40%), individual assignment (pass/fail), written examination (60%)


VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208


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: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Ingrid van Gelderen
HECS Band: 3
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