Course code VeteP026

Credit points 3

Clinical Rotation II

Total Hours in Course120

Independent study hours120

Date of course confirmation20.03.2019

Responsible UnitClinical Institute

Course developer

author Klīniskais institūts

Armands Vekšins

Dr. med. vet.

Prior knowledge

Vete3026, Special Pathology and Forensic Veterinary Medicine II

Vete4018, Clinical and Laboratory Diagnostics II

Vete4022, Large Animal Surgery II

Vete4024, Small Animal Surgery II

Vete4045, Epidemiology

Vete4097, Farm Animal Reproduction II

Vete4099, Small Animal Internal Medicine II

Vete4100, Animal Postmortem Necropsies

Vete4101, Radiology II

Vete4105, Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy and Toxicology I

Vete4108, Infectious Diseases II

Vete4113, Surgery Techniques and Topographical Anatomy II

Vete4114, Anesthesiology and Emergency

Vete4115, Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases II

Vete6038, Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy and Toxicology II

Vete6039, Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy and Toxicology III

Vete6040, Internal Medicine, Herd Health III

VeteP022, Clinical Rotation I

Course abstract

Intramural practice. During rotations, students shadow physicians at teaching hospital and farms, have access to patients, and gain valuable hands-on experience.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Knowledges: of laboratorial tests and diagnostic imaging, most common diseases etiology, pathogenesis and treatment. Assessment – tests in practice all blocks.
Skills: to do clinical and diagnostic imaging examinations, set diagnosis, treatment and recommendations. Assessment – evaluating practical work.
Competence: select correct diagnostic tests and treatment, herd health evaluation. Assessment – tests in practice all blocks and evaluating a practical work.

Course Content(Calendar)

1. Small animal internal medicine. Three weeks. Theoretical lessons, practical works, test, clinical case analysis.
2. Small animal surgery. Three weeks. Theoretical lessons, practical works, test, clinical case analysis.
3. Equine medicine. Three weeks. Theoretical lessons, practical works, test, clinical case analysis.
4. Large animal medicine. Three weeks. Theoretical lessons, practical works, test, clinical case analysis.
5. Mobile clinic. Three weeks. Theoretical lessons, practical works, test, clinical case analysis.
6. Pathological examination. Three weeks. Theoretical lessons, practical works, test, case analysis.

Requirements for awarding credit points

Pass all requirements in all clinical rotation practice blocks.

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

During a practice students must start to write a final work (Clinical rotation practice thesis).

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

Study course tests and final work are evaluated in accordance with the criteria indicated in the LLU Study Regulations.
To pass Clinical rotation practice II student must pass all tests and practical tasks in each block.

Compulsory reading

1. Nelson R.W., Couto Guillermo C. Small Animal Internal Medicine, Elsevier, 2014., 1473 lpp
2. Anjou M.,Penninck D., Atlas of Small animal ultrasonography, Blackwele Publishing, 2008., 511 lpp.
3. Brūvers Z. Mājdzīvnieku anatomija: mācību grāmata. Medicīnas apgāds, 2007, 783 lpp.
4. Dirksen G,Grunder H.-D.,Grunert E.,Stober M,Mack R., Clinical Examination of Cattle, mācību grāmata. Berlīne, 1979, 453 lpp.
5. Ettinger J.S., Feldman E.C., Textbook of veterinary internal medicine volume 1, a Harcourt Health Sciences Company, 2000,1983 lpp.

Notes

Compulsory course of study program Veterinary medicine