Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Credit units: 5
College: Western College of Vet Med
Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
A comprehensive course covering the clinical signs, diagnostic features, appropriate management, and prognosis of common and/or important small animal diseases affecting each body system. The emphasis is on establishing a solid diagnostic approach to cases and developing the clinical skills necessary to manage medical and surgical cases. Laboratory sessions will allow the student to learn and practice the common diagnostic techniques necessary to make a clinical diagnosis. This course will cover medical and surgical diseases of the respiratory, cardiac, gastrointestinal and nervous systems as well as surgery of the ears and reconstructive surgery of the skin.
Formerly: A combination of VSAC 453.2 and VSAC 473.3.
Restriction(s): Successful completion of Year 2 of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program.
Note: Students with credit for VSAC 453 or VSAC 473 will not receive credit for this course.
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