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Public, Industry, or Community Placement - VETS6408

Year - 2020

This unit of study enables student interns to identify the importance of veterinarians outside of conventional clinical practice in contributing to animal and human health and wellbeing. The unit involves a four-week rotation with a public or private organisation that serves the public good and/or underprivileged communities that lack regular access to veterinary services and is directly involved in community education and/or disease control programmes. Organisations that may be suitable for this placement include (but are not limited) to those involved with: Animal ethics and animal welfare; Veterinary legislation and animal policy; Veterinary product development; Population health and conservation; Diagnostic services; Zoonoses and food safety; Laboratory and epidemiological research; Outbreak investigation, disease surveillance and response; Animal disease control programs; Community-based animal programs.

Classes
four-week practical experience rotation

Assessment
supervisor report form (satisfactory/unsatisfactory), communication task (satisfactory or unsatisfactory), attendance and participation (satisfactory or unsatisfactory)

Textbooks
No texts required.

Additional information
Four weeks of practical experience of professional practice as required within a public, industry, or community-based body that serves the public good and/or underprivileged communities that lack regular access to veterinary services directly involved in community education and/or disease control programmes.

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: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Jenny-Ann Toribio
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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