Surgical nursing 200

Module code CVP 200
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Veterinary Science
Module content

The classification, complications and treatment of inflammation, wounds, bleeding, fractures and dislocation. Healing of wounds. Healing of different types of tissue. Surgical terminology. Examining a traumatised patient. Ocular emergencies.
General surgical conditions and procedures of the thorax, abdomen, head and neck, skin, vertebral column and motor system. Nutrition of surgical patients. Surgical nursing of companion and production animals. Bandaging large and small animals. Dental hygiene. Physiotherapy. Pre-operative and post-operative nursing.
Lectures offered by various departments.

Module credits 38.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time Semester 1: 6 lectures per week over 14 weeks, Sem2: 5 clinical weeks of 40 hours per semester, Sem1:1 clinical week of 40 hours per semester
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Academic organisation Companion Animal Clin Studies
Period of presentation Year

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