TAC DIAGNOSTICS IN VETERINARY MEDICINE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The students must acquire knowledge and understanding about the diagnostic capabilities offered by CT. Students will have to improve their knowledge and understanding regarding the CT images’ post processing. They will have to apply their knowledge and understanding for obtaining the best results with CT images post processing in order to reach the correct diagnosis. 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.
Anatomy, physiology, general pathology knowledge
Course contents summary
CT instrumentations will be discussed. CT “Windows’ width and windows’ level” for different tissue density will be presented and discussed with students. CT applications for thorax, abdomen and bone will be discussed.
Schwarz T, Saunders J: Veterinary Computed Tomography. Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral/practical examination : students will be asked to demonstrate that they have reached a good level of knowledge and understanding in discussing a CT examination. 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 collect and discuss data, in order to develop their own independent judgements.