Course code VeteP027

Credit points 17

Clinical Rotation III

Total Hours in Course680

Independent study hours680

Date of course confirmation20.03.2019

Responsible UnitClinical Institute

Course developer

author Klīniskais institūts

Armands Vekšins

Dr. med. vet.

Prior knowledge

VeteP026, Clinical Rotation II

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. Patological examination. Three weeks. Theoretical lessons, practical works, test, case analysis.
7. Clinical rotation practice final work. Two weeks.

Requirements for awarding credit points

Pass all requirements in all clinical rotation practice blocks and defended final work.

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

During a practice students must 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 of the 10 point system scale indicated in the LLU Study Regulations.
To get a final grade of Clinical rotation practice student must pass all tests and final work (Clinical rotation practice thesis). Final grade consists of average mark of all practice rotation blocks and final work mark (50% of final grade).

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