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


A comprehensive course designed to provide the veterinary student with a basic knowledge and skill level pertaining to ocular disease in large and small animals. The course will cover topics such as ocular anatomy and physiology, the basic components of the ophthalmic examination, causes of red eye, vision and blindness, eyelid, third eyelid, and nasolacrimal disease, ocular neoplasia, and ophthalmic surgery techniques for general practice. Laboratories will cover ophthalmic examination in small animals (dogs and cats) and in the horse.

Restriction(s): Successful completion of Year 2 of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program.

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