Describe key biological features for each taxon presented, including both unusual and normative biology.
For companion animal species, give appropriate husbandry advice (housing, feeding, etc.).
Demonstrate how to properly catch and restrain species covered in laboratories.
Perform a physical examination, including sex determination.
Demonstrate appropriate injection sites and how to properly obtain diagnostic samples.
Explain options for anesthesia, analgesia, sedation, and euthanasia, and perform anesthesia.
Describe key facts for the most common health problems.
Generate a differential diagnosis list and determine additional information needed to arrive at a definitive diagnosis.
Integrate basic knowledge (biology, nutrition, housing and husbandry), clinical history and diagnostic results to decide on a diagnosis and plan for treatment/control.