Subject: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Credit units: 1
College: Western College of Vet Med
Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences


A web based instruction manual will be used for a self-study and tutorial based approach to learning and mastering of basic surgical skills. Students will have access to computerized lessons demonstrating basic surgical skills that they will be responsible for learning at their own pace using home-based models. Instructors will be available during weekly scheduled tutorial times to provide individualized help if required.

Formerly: Part of VSAC 350.2
Restriction(s): Admitted to Year 1 of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program.

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