Learning outcomes of the course unit
The students must acquire knowledge and understanding about surgical semeiotic: general and particular semeiologic examination of osteo-articular and muscle , tendon-ligament apparatus, respiratory, digestive and urinary apparatus. They should be able to understand the acquired data and discuss a differential diagnosis, applying knowledge and understanding, showing professional skills and being able to make judgements. Students must show communication and learning skills.
Course contents summary
General and particular semeiologic examination.
Classification of lameness, diseases causing lameness.
Semeiologic examination of the respiratory/digestive, urinary system.
Le basi patogenetiche delle malattie chirurgiche dei piccoli animali Voll.1/2
Bojrab Joseph, Giraldi Editore, 2002.
Adams' Lameness in Horses
Ted S. Stashak
Wiley, 02 lug 2002
frontal lecture/practical session
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination : students will be asked to demonstrate that they have reached a good level of knowledge and understanding. Students must be able to apply their knowledge and comprehension capacities, showing a professional approach to their work. They should have adequate skills in discussion of their ideas and in problems' solving. Students must be able to discuss and collect data, in order to develop their own independent judgements.