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VETS9016: Veterinary Training: Related Disciplines

This unit will allow students to be supervised in specific areas of study in related disciplines that are considered desirable but not covered in any other postgraduate units of their selected stream. Students must discuss learning outcomes, methods for achieving them, assessment and assessment criteria with their Primary Discipline Supervisor and submit a Learning Agreement to the program Academic Supervisor before enrolment in and commencement of study in the relevant Semester.

Code VETS9016
Academic unit School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Have an understanding at an advanced level of a field of veterinary science related to the area of specialization in which you are studying.
  • LO2. Understand how the related discipline can be used to assist your work in your primary field
  • LO3. Communicate in a effective manner, both orally and written, with colleagues at the site of the training experience
  • LO4. Have developed good skills in maintaining medical records for cases under your management if applicable
  • LO5. Have the consultation and communication skills to discuss the cases with the owners of the animals being presented if applicable
  • LO6. Interpret and critically appraise the veterinary literature and apply this to cases seen

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.