Course code VeteP020

Credit points 1

Large Animal Practice I

Total Hours in Course40

Independent study hours40

Date of course confirmation20.03.2013

Responsible UnitClinical Institute

Course developer

author Klīniskais institūts

Māra Mangale

Mg. med. vet.

Course abstract

The program contains tasks for the 4th year students of veterinary medicine carried out under the supervision academic staff on the teaching and research farm Vecauce. Students improve their practical skills in gynecological, clinical examination of farm animals and different therapeutical, surgerical and preventive manipulations.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After completing the course student will have:
knowledge of application of the obtained clinical courses into practice.
Skills: clinical examination of animals, diagnostics of contagious, internal, surgical diseases, and pathological anatomy in large animals as well as carrying out therapeutic and preventive measures, basic skills of animal gynecological examination and assistance in parturition, artificial insemination of large animals.
competences – students will be able to analyze clinical cases and evaluate the entire herd health situation.
Assessment: in the presence of a teaching staff at the animal’s shed.

Course Content(Calendar)

1. The program contains tasks carried out under the supervision academic staff on the teaching and research farm Vecauce.

Requirements for awarding credit points

Students, under the guidance of the teaching staff, are doing practical tasks in the subjects that are intended in the plan.

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Students acquire their knowledge in clinical subjects by practical, under the guidance of the teaching staff. The work is on schedule with the registration, groups fo up to 10 students. Solves the assigned tasks according to the clinical subjects.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

Student has performed all practical tasks acording to the curriculum. Assessment - test.

Compulsory reading

1. Afanasjevs I. Veterinārā dzemdniecība un ginekoloģija. Rīga: Zvaigzne, 1983. 360 lpp. 2. Brūveris Z. Mājdzīvnieku anatomija. Rīga: SIA Medicīnas apgāds, 2007. 783 lpp. 3. Brūveris Z. Mājdzīvnieku speciālā histoloģija. Rīga: Zvaigzne, 1993. 267 lpp. 4. Dzenīte A., Jonins V. Govju mākslīgā apsēklošana. Rīga: Avots, 1989. 147 lpp. 5. Jemeļjanovs Ļ., Māņēvičs Z., Dūrītis I. Dzīvnieku iekšķīgo slimību klīniskā diagnostika. Jelgava, 2007. 242 lpp. ISBN 9984-19-978-9 6. 6. Jemeļjanovs Ļ., Masaļskis N. Dzīvnieku kīniskā izmeklēšana. Jelgava, 2000. 7. Keidāns P., Mājdzīvnieku parazitāro slimību diagnostika. LLU, Jelgava, 2000. 8. Trubka. R. Mājdzīvnieku infekcijas slimības. 1. daļa. Jelgava: LLU, 2000. 2. daļa. Jelgava, 2001. 10. Chenoweth J., Lorton S.P. Animal Andrology Theories and Aplications. FSC, 2015. 568 p. 11. Hopper R.M., Bovine Reproduction. Wiley–Blackwell, 2015. 800 p. 12. Youngquist R.S. Threlfall W.R. Current Therapy in Large Animal Theriogenology. Saunders, 2007. 1061 p 13. Ogilvie T.H. Large Animal Internal Medicine. Williams&wilkins, 1998. 14. Roberts S. Current Therapy in Large Animal Theriogenology. W.B.Saunders Company. 1997. 897 p. 15. Petter Radoititis O.M., Leslie K.E., Fetrow J. Herd Health Food Animal Production Medicine. W.B.Saunders Company. 1994. 630 p. 16. Senger P.L. Pathways to Pregnancy and Parturition. 2nd Edition. Current Conceptions, 2003. 368 p.

Further reading

1. Piena lopkopība. Blūzmanis J., Duļbinskis J., Grundmane A., Jaunzems V., Jemeļjanovs A., Kravale D., Laurs A., Neilands J., Osītis U., Strautmanis, D. Sigulda, 2001. 191 lpp. 2. Garančs A. Dzīvnieku fizioloģija jautājumos un atbildēs. Jelgava, 1999. 302 lpp. 3. Liepa L. Asiņu bioķīmisko rādītāju klīniskā interpretācija govīm. Jelgava: LLU izdevniecība, 2000. 44 lpp. 4. Mozgis V. Govju tesmeņu slimības un to apkarošana. Latvijas Lauksaimniecības konsultāciju un izglītības atbalsta centrs. Ozolnieki, 1997. 242 lpp. 5. Vētra J., Ligers J., Vaiders L. Govju tesmeņa slimības. Rīga: Zvaigzne, 1996. 173 lpp. 6. Carleton C.L. Equine Theriogenology. Wiley Blackwell, 2011. 1208 p. 7. Veterinary Reproduction and Obstetrics. Geofferey H. Atrhur et. al. London, Philadelphia, Toronto, Sidney, Tokyo, 1996. 726 p 8. Radostits O.M. Mayhew I.G. , Houston D.M. Veterinary clinical Examination and Diagnosis. 2010. 9. Roger W., Blowey, A. Weaver D. Color Atlas of Diseases and Disorders of Cattle. 3 rd edition. Edinburgh, London, New York…, 2011. 267 p.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Asian- Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences (AJAS). Korea. ISSN 1011-2367. 2. Compedium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian. (Comp Cont Educ Pract). 2000-2011. USA: veterinary Learning Sistem, ISSN 0193-1903. 3. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association( J Am Vet Med Assoc; JAVMA). 2000- 2011. USA: American Medical Assoc. ISSN 0003- 1488. 4. Veterinarija ir Zootechnika (Vet Med Zoot). 2000- 2011. Lithuania " Veterinarija ir zootechnika". ISSN 1392- 2130

Notes

Teaching practice of study programme Veterinary medicine.