Veterinary core practice 520

Module code VCP 520
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Veterinary Science
Module content

Practical application of the theoretical aspects of small animal, production animal, equine and state veterinary practice covered in the core curriculum of the BVSc programme. Topics include medicine, surgery, reproduction, diagnostic imaging, pathology and clinical pathology, ophthalmology, dentistry and anaesthesiology of cats, dogs, cattle, small stock and horses, herd/flock health, epidemiology, economics, drug regulations, certification, animal health- and import/export regulations, veterinary public health, veterinary business management and veterinary professional life skills. Community-based practical learning takes place off-site to enable students to apply theory and develop clinical skills. The emphasis of practical exposure will be on attaining of the Day One Competencies for graduating veterinary professionals.

Module credits 52.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites Fifth year academic level and admission to relevant programme
Contact time 40 hours per week over 13 weeks, Yes
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Companion Animal Clinical Studies
Period of presentation Semester 2

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