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Large Animal Clinics A - VETS6405

Year - 2020

This unit of study incorporates multiple aspects of equine practice, including anaesthesia, diagnostic imaging, medicine, sports 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
participation and attendance (satisfactory/unsatisfactory), activity/case log (satisfactory/unsatisfactory), emergency critical care assessment (satisfactory/unsatisfactory), communication task (satisfactory/unsatisfactory), participation in presentation rounds (satisfactory/unsatisfactory), skills log (satisfactory/unsatisfactory), supervisor report form (proficient, satisfactory or unsatisfactory), individual summative examination (satisfactory/unsatisfactory)

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 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 and VETS6301 and VETS6302 and VETS6303 and VETS6304 and VETS6305 and VETS6306 and VETS6307 and VETS6308 and VETS6309 and VETS6310 and VETS6311 and VETS6312 and VETS6313

Details

Faculty: Science

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
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 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
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: Gaby van Galen
HECS Band: 3
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