Small animal medicine and surgery 400

Module code SAS 400
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Veterinary Science
Module content

Patient assessment; therapeutic and monitoring plans for selected key critical situations; identification, diagnosis and treatment of important cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, liver, pancreas, peritoneal, kidney, urogenital, skin, endocrine, musculoskeletal, nervous system and eye conditions/diseases; multi-systemic conditions; dentistry; oncology; behaviour-related disorders and treatment, critical care and traumatology in dogs and cats; selected aspects of the handling, housing, nutrition, husbandry and diseases of cage birds, reptiles, small mammals, rabbits and chinchillas.

Module credits 50.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 13 lectures per week S2, 9 lectures per week S1, 15 practicals per year
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Companion Animal Clin Studies
Period of presentation Year

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