Veterinary nursing practice 300

Module code PVN 300
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Veterinary Science
Module content

Experiential learning: a practical application of the theoretical aspects of veterinary nursing practice covered in the curriculum of the BVetNurs programme. Topics include medical nursing, surgical nursing, intensive care nursing, reproduction, animal physical rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dentistry, theatre practice, anaesthesiology and veterinary nursing professional life skills. Domestic animals exposed to include cats, dogs, cattle, small stock, horses and exotic animals/wildlife. The emphasis of practical exposure will be on attaining of the Day One Competencies for graduating veterinary nursing professionals.

Module credits 140.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 60 clinical practicals per week for 35 weeks, Yes
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Companion Animal Clinical Studies
Period of presentation Year

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