5th YEAR GUIDANCE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims at giving the student the opportunity to know and understand the essential aspects of the differential diagnosis of the main syndromes affecting small animals (dogs and cats), horses and large animals so that the student can practically apply his/her ability acquired by the knowledge and understanding in diagnosing clinical medical, reproductive and surgical problems.
The student, at the end of the course, should acquire the ability to know and understand the differential diagnosis in the clinic of small animals and livestock with particular emphasis on control measures and prevention and health management of diseased animals.
Course contents summary
The course aims at presenting and discussing diagnostic aspects of internal medicine, obstetric and reproduction and surgery in pets, mainly dog and cat, and livestock. Moreover, practical training is aimed at finalizing the theoretical knowledge into practice.
Non textbooks are required. All textbooks adopted in the theoretical courses are advisable.
Practical training at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Assessment methods and criteria
Discussion of clinical cases and animal physical examination