Veterinary professional life 401

Module code VPL 401
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Veterinary Science
Module content

Case studies are utilised to introduce students to veterinary law and ethics, regulatory veterinary medicine, veterinary policy, professional associations, the veterinary team and collegiality. Personal and professional wellness is addressed within these contexts by exploring common mental health challenges. Veterinary communication skills are further developed, including conflict management and negotiation skills. The integration of clinical and communication skills is introduced.

Module credits 7.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites VPL 301. Fourth year academic level and admission to relevant programme.
Contact time 1 discussion class per week over 9 weeks, 1 lecture per week over 7 weeks, 9 other contact sessions for 1 week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Veterinary Tropical Diseases
Period of presentation Year

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