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Last approved: Mon, 22 Feb 2016 17:00:29 GMT

Last edit: Mon, 22 Feb 2016 17:00:29 GMT

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VMP (Veterinary Science - VMP)
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Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Advanced Ruminant Medicine and Surgery
Advanced Ruminant Med & Surg
College of Veterinary Medicine
CVM Deans Office (19DVM)
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
2
13
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture and Lab4
Course Attribute(s)


If your course includes any of the following competencies, check all that apply.
University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Derek Foster
Assistant Professor of Ruminant Health
Assoc

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture and Lab120NoNA
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Prerequisite: 3rd year DVM student
Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
No
This elective course will be a weekly lecture and lab that covers routine ruminant surgical procedures and advanced medicine techniques to supplement VMP 962 Ruminant Medicine and Surgery.

As a part of the curricular revision, students will be able choose elective courses that allow


specialization in areas of interest.


No

Is this a GEP Course?
GEP Categories

Humanities Open when gep_category = HUM
Each course in the Humanities category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Mathematical Sciences Open when gep_category = MATH
Each course in the Mathematial Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Natural Sciences Open when gep_category = NATSCI
Each course in the Natural Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Social Sciences Open when gep_category = SOCSCI
Each course in the Social Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Interdisciplinary Perspectives Open when gep_category = INTERDISC
Each course in the Interdisciplinary Perspectives category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Visual & Performing Arts Open when gep_category = VPA
Each course in the Visual and Performing Arts category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Health and Exercise Studies Open when gep_category = HES
Each course in the Health and Exercise Studies category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
&
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Global Knowledge Open when gep_category = GLOBAL
Each course in the Global Knowledge category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve objective #1 plus at least one of objectives 2, 3, and 4:
 
 

 
 

 
Please complete at least 1 of the following student objectives.
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

US Diversity Open when gep_category = USDIV
Each course in the US Diversity category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve at least 2 of the following objectives:
Please complete at least 2 of the following student objectives.
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

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.
 

Existing faculty and resources will be sufficient to meet the needs of this course.

In this course, we will learn common ruminant surgical procedures and the anesthetic techniques necessary for each procedure. We will also practice advanced diagnostic procedures not covered in VMP 962, Ruminant Medicine and Surgery.


Student Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student will be able to



  1. Demonstrate how to provide appropriate anesthesia and analgesia for routine surgical procedures in ruminants

  2. Demonstrate and apply the principles of sterile technique to field surgery

  3. Demonstrate routine processing procedures

  4. Discuss common ruminant surgical procedures


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Final Exam50Final written exam and practical
Attendance10Participation in weekly labs
Quizzes40Weekly online quizzes
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
Week 11 lecture/labOrientation
Week 21 lecture/labRegional Anesthesia
Week 31 lecture/labReproductive Surgery
Week 41 lecture/labBull breeding soundness exams
Week 51 lecture/labCalf processing
Week 61 lecture/labUmbilical surgery
Week 71 lecture/labUrogenital surgery
Week 81 lecture/labAbdominal surgery
Week 91 lecture/labAbdominal and thoracic ultrasound
Week 101 lecture/labFetotomy and dystocia
Week 111 lecture/labFoot surgery and hoof trimming
Week 121 lecture/labHead surgery and euthanasia
Week 131 lecture/labUdder surgery
mlnosbis 10/2/2015: Does not conflict with any courses. No consult necessary.

ghodge 10/05/2015 Ready for ABGS reviewers.

ABGS Reviewer comments:
-This course looks fine.
-Learning outcome "Demonstrate routine processing procedures" could be more specific
-How does this differ from VMP 962? Is it only the "advanced" distinction?

ghodge 10/06/2015 Ready for ABGS meeting
Key: 7476