Subject: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Credit units: 3
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences


This course provides advanced clinical training for graduate students enrolled in a SACS clinical rotating internship with Certificate of Proficiency in Veterinary Medicine. The goal of this course is to assist in preparation for clinical practice or residency training, to facilitate development of critical thinking and problem solving skills, to foster a culture of academic inquiry based on clinical experiences, to instruct students in the critical review of veterinary literature and to develop the students’ presentation and discussion skills. In addition to clinical training received as a component of daily clinical practice, students receive formal instruction in the form of journal club/textbook rounds/topic discussions. Grading is based on the students’ performance of their clinical duties, their participation and performance in structured instructional sessions.

Restriction(s): Registration in a graduate program in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Science

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