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Last approved: Tue, 04 Oct 2016 08:01:16 GMT

Last edit: Tue, 04 Oct 2016 08:01:16 GMT

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VMC (Veterinary Medicine - CASS)
961
021960
Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Companion Animal Medicine and Surgery II
Companion Animal Med & Surg II
College of Veterinary Medicine
Teaching - DoCS Department (19VMC)
Term Offering
Spring Only
Offered Every Year
Spring 2017
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)

Grading Method
Letter Grade Only
3
13
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture2
Laboratory4
Course Attribute(s)


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University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
Yes
99
 
 
9
Simon Roe
Professor
Full

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture and Lab100100NoOne section only
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Requisite: Currently enrolled DVM student
Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
No
This course is an overview of medical and surgical management of selected metabolic, neoplastic, nutritional, immune-mediated, developmental, and degenerative diseases of companion animals.

Curriculum revision resulted in a reduction in credit hours (4 to 3 hours). Updated title and course description to reflect.


No

Is this a GEP Course?
GEP Categories

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Global Knowledge Open when gep_category = GLOBAL
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Requisites and Scheduling
 
a. If seats are restricted, describe the restrictions being applied.
 

 
b. Is this restriction listed in the course catalog description for the course?
 

 
List all course pre-requisites, co-requisites, and restrictive statements (ex: Jr standing; Chemistry majors only). If none, state none.
 

 
List any discipline specific background or skills that a student is expected to have prior to taking this course. If none, state none. (ex: ability to analyze historical text; prepare a lesson plan)
 

Additional Information
Complete the following 3 questions or attach a syllabus that includes this information. If a 400-level or dual level course, a syllabus is required.
 
Title and author of any required text or publications.
 

 
Major topics to be covered and required readings including laboratory and studio topics.
 

 
List any required field trips, out of class activities, and/or guest speakers.
 

College(s)Contact NameStatement Summary
College of Veterinary MedicinenoneNo other courses teach Companion Animal Medicine at this veterinary and medical level, so outside consult seems unnecessary.
This course will be taught by existing faculty in the Department of Clinical Sciences, as identified in the syllabus.

The objectives of the course are to have 3rd year veterinary students understand the fundamental principles and skills necessary to competently manage neurologic, ophthalmologic, dental and orthopedic problems of dogs and cats. The content of the course is further designed to enable the student to have proficiency in the DoCS Must Learn Skills list that are relevant for these specific disciplines


Student Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able:


> to recognize historical, physical examination, and diagnostic data in order to develop an ordered differential diagnosis list for dogs and cats with ophthalmologic, neurologic, dental, or orthopaedic conditions.


> to present the treatment options for the more common conditions in each area. 


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Exam60 ptsOphthalmology
Exam60 ptsNeurology
Final Exam80 ptsOrthopaedics & Dentistry
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
Ophthalmology6 lecturesLectures
Ophthalmology16 lab hoursLab
Neurology6 lecturesLectures
Neurology12 lab hoursLabs
Dentistry3 lecturesLectures
Dentistry4 lab hoursLab
Orthopaedics8 lecturesLectures
Orthopaedics16 lab hoursLabs
mlnosbis 9/7/2016: No overlapping courses.

ABGS Reviewer Comments:
-No concerns.
cladmin-bdietzler (Tue, 06 Sep 2016 15:34:47 GMT): Rollback: Put through by accident (LF)
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