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.
Semester 1: 1 clinical week of 40 hours, Semester 1: 6 lectures per week over 14 weeks, Semester 2: 5 clinical weeks of 40 hours
Language of tuition
Module is presented in English
Companion Animal Clinical Studies
Period of presentation
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