Veterinary professional life 122

Module code VPL 122
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Veterinary Science
Module content

The VPL 122 module provides students that enter the BVSc programme from the second year an opportunity to cover the content presented in VPL101 online.
The five-year programme on veterinary professional life contributes to the development of life skills to enable veterinarians to be consummate professionals capable of dealing with the diverse challenges of professional and everyday life. The VPL 122 module provides an introduction to human-animal relationships in general and animal ethics and welfare in particular. Students are exposed to diversity in the veterinary profession and the concepts of difference, bias and stereotyping. Professional communication and mental wellness skills are introduced. Community-based learning involves excursions where students are exposed to some of the practical and clinical aspects of veterinary science

Module credits 4.00
NQF Level 05
Prerequisites Second year academic level and admission to relevant programme
Contact time Web-based learning
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Veterinary Tropical Diseases
Period of presentation Semester 1

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