Course code Vete6026

Credit points 1

Surgery, Reproduction

Total Hours in Course40

Date of course confirmation26.11.2014

Responsible UnitClinical Institute

Course developer

author

Agris Ilgažs

Dr. med. vet.

Course abstract

Student to prepare information on the topics covered in the exam, which defines the specific state exam test questions. During the exam is tested students theoretical level of preparedness and ability to use their knowledge, thinking about the animal as a single organism, certain surgical and gynecological diseases and prevention.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Knowledge: The etiology, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of the surgery and gynecology diseases. The principles of surgery and gynecology disease prevention. – Test
Skills: Carry out clinical examinations of animals; identify disease symptoms, diagnosis, and explain the pathological process to appoint the appropriate treatment, as well as to identify and explain the pathological processes of the reproductive system operation. - Case analysis.

Competency: Assess and find solutions to various surgical diseases, preventive measures, assess and solve problems in animal fertility. Correctly apply principles of aseptic surgery and safely perform sedation, general and regional anesthesia, and assess and control pain. - Case analysis

Course Content(Calendar)

1. General Guidelines for State Examination - 1h.
2. Review lectures "Preparation for operation, sewing materials, animal fixation. Soft tissue surgery" - 1h.
3. Review Lectures "The most common orthopedic diseases for small animals, farm animals and horses" - 2h
4. Review lectures "Sex cycle, its neurohumoral regulation. Application of hormonal preparations in obstetrics and gynecology" - 1h.
5. Review lectures "Fertilization. Embryo, Fetal and Fetal Development, Childbirth" - 2h.
6. Review lectures "Peripartal period. Pregnant animal diseases. Postpartum period and its illnesses" - 2h.
7. Review lectures "Gynecology of Agricultural Animals. Infertility. Mastitis" - 1h.
8. Review lectures "Andrology and Artificial Insemination" - 1h.
9. Review lectures "Anesthesia of small animals, farm animals and horses" - 1h.
10. Review lectures "Head and Neck Surgical Diseases for Farm Animals" - 1h.
11. Review lectures "Abdominal Surgical Diseases for Small Animals, Animals and Horses" - 2h.
12. Review lectures "Clit, Cross and Hip Surgery. Diseases for Small Animals, Farm Animals and Horses" - 2h.
13. Review lectures "Diagnosis and treatment of bone fractures, including osteosynthesis methods" - 1h.
14. Review lectures "X-ray diagnostics, sonographic, endoscopic and CT examination" - 1h.
15. Review lectures "Diagnosis and treatment of new animals for small animals, farm animals and horses" - 1h.

Requirements for awarding credit points

All courses of studies must have been previously mastered and successfully passed in accordance to requirements of the program. The State Exam is realized in a combined form: a test with 100 theoretical questions and an oral answer to the case analysis.

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Independent studies of literature as preparation for exam.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

The exam is organized in two parts: 1) written part - test with 100 questions, the lowest successful grade is given if 65% out of all questions are answered correctly, 2) oral part - a ticket about
a theoretically described clinical case or situation that has to be answered orally in front of State examination board.
Both parts of the examination have to be completed successfully. The joint examination mark is calculated as the average mark for the test and the rating of the oral answer, rounding the decimals in direction of the test result. Results are assessed in a 10-point system in accordance with the regulations of studies in the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies. The results of the State exam shall be approved by the State examination commission.

Compulsory reading

1. Fossum T. Small Animal Surgery. Mosby: Fourth Edition. St. Lovis, 2013. - p. 1619.
2. Afanasjevs I. Veterinārā dzemdniecība un ginekoloģija. Rīga: Zvaigzne, 1983. - 360 lpp. Šī ir vienīgā latv.val.un tādēļ paliek
3.Brūveris Z., Baumane S., Dūrītis I. Mājdzīvnieku praktiskā anatomija. Medicīnas apgāds, 2018, 350. – 379. lpp.
4. P.L.Senger. Pathways to Pregnancy and Parturition. Current Conceptions, Inc. 2003.-.373 pp.
5.Brūveris Z. Veterinārās histoloģijas pamati. Medicīnas apgāds, 2015., 333.-377.; 387.-398.lpp.
6. Moderna piena ražošanas ferma: tehnoloģija, tehnika, apsaimniekošana. / J.Priekuļa red., Jelgava: LLU, 2013, 10. – 19. lpp. 240 lpp.
7. Peter J.Chenoweth, Steven P.Lorton. Animal Andrology Theories and Applications. FSC, 2014.-568 pp.
8. Mine C.B. Davics Morel (2015). Equine Reproductive Physiology, Breeding and Stud Management. -427pp.
9. Auer J.A., Stick J. (2011) Equine surgery. Fourth Edition. ELSVIER. 1536 p.
10. Colville T.P., Bassert J.M. (2015) Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians. 3rd Rvised edition. Mosby: Elsevier-Heatth Sciences Division.
11. Brūveris Z. (2015) Veterinārās histoloģijas pamati. Medicīnas apgāds, 333.-377.; 387.-398.lpp.
12. Fubini L. S., Ducharme N. (2004). Farm Animal Surgery. Second Edition. ELSVIER. 662 p.
13. Tobias K.M., Johnston S.A. (2012) Veterinary Surgery Small Animal. 2 Volume. Philadelphia: Saunders comp. 2128 p.

Compulsory reading

1. Fossum T. Small Animal Surgery. Mosby: Fourth Edition. St. Lovis, 2013. - p. 1619.
2. P.L.Senger. Pathways to Pregnancy and Parturition. Current Conceptions, Inc. 2003.- 373 pp.
3. Peter J.Chenoweth, Steven P.Lorton. Animal Andrology Theories and Applications. FSC, 2014.-568 pp.
4. Mine C.B. Davics Morel (2015). Equine Reproductive Physiology, Breeding and Stud Management- 427 pp.
5. David E Noakes et all. (2009) Veterinary Reproduction and Obstetrics- 950 pp.
6. HOOPER. Bovine reproduction (2015) - 800 pp.
7. Diseases of the Mammary Gland/in Radostits Otto M. Veterinary Medicine: A textbook of Diseases of Cattle, Horses, Sheep, Pigs and Goats, 10th Edition, Saunders Elsevier, 2007.- from pages 673 to 762.
8. Sandra G. Solaimon. Goat Science and Production (2010). Chapter Applied Reproductive Phesiology P. 139 – 156.
9. Phillip R. Scott. Sheep Medicine (2015) CRC press. Chapter 2. Husbandry pp 9 – 20. Chapter 3. Reproductive system pp 21 – 95.
10. Steven Mc Orist. Pig Disease Identification and Diagnosis Ouide (2014) Cabi. Part 10. Fertility problems in pigs- pp197 – 225.
11. Peter D. Cockcroft. Bovine Medicine (2015) - Wiley Blackwell - Chapter 42. Reproductive Technologies on – Farm Applications P. 418 – 435. Chapter 43. Optimizing Herd Fertility; the Farm Audit.- P. 436 - 449
12. Auer J.A., Stick J. (2011) Equine surgery. Fourth Edition. ELSVIER. 1536 p.
13. Colville T.P., Bassert J.M. (2015) Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians. 3rd Revised edition. Mosby: Elsevier-Heatth Sciences Division.
14. Brūveris Z. (2015) Veterinārās histoloģijas pamati. Medicīnas apgāds, 333.-377.; 387.-398.lpp.
15. Fubini L. S., Ducharme N. (2004). Farm Animal Surgery. Second Edition. ELSVIER. 662 p.
16. Moderna piena ražošanas ferma: tehnoloģija, tehnika, apsaimniekošana. / J.Priekuļa red., Jelgava: LLU, 2013, 240 lpp.

17. Tobias K.M., Johnston S.A. (2012) Veterinary Surgery Small Animal. 2 Volume. Philadelphia: Saunders comp. 2128 p.

Further reading

1. Arthur G.H., Noakes D.E., Pearson H., Parkinson T.J. (1996) Veterinary Reproduction and Ostetrics. WB Saunders Company Limited. 726 p.
2. Muir W.W., Hubbell J.A.E., Skarda R.T., Bednarski R.M. (2000) Handbook of Veterinary Anestesia. Third edition. Mosby. 574 p.
3. Raynor M. (2006) Horse Anatomy Workbook: A Learning Aid for Students. 144 p.
4. The Merck Veterinary Manual (2010) 10th Ed. Merck * Co., Inc. Rahway. N.J., V.S.A. 1832 p.
5. Wayne C.M., Frisbie D.D., Kawcak C.E., Weeren P.R. (2016) Joint disease in the horse. Second edition. 352 p.
6. David E Noakes et all. (2009) Veterinary Reproduction and Obstetrics- 950 pp.

Further reading

1. Arthur G.H., Noakes D.E.,Pearson H.,Parkinson T.J.(1996) Veterinary Reproduction and Ostetrics. WB Saunders Company Limited. 726 p.
2.Muir W.W., Hubbell J.A.E., Skarda R.T., Bednarski R.M. (2000) Handbook of Veterinary Anestesia. Third edition. Mosby. 574 p.
3. Raynor M. (2006) Horse Anatomy Workbook: A Learning Aid for Students. 144 p.
4. The Merck Veterinary Manual (2010) 10th Ed. Merck * Co., Inc. Rahway. N.J., V.S.A. 1832 p.
5. Wayne C.M., Frisbie D.D., Kawcak C.E., Weeren P.R. (2016) Joint disease in the horse. Second edition. 352p.

6. Horst Erich Koning, Hans-Georg Liebich. Veterinary Anatomy of Domestic Mammals: Textbook and Colour Atlas, Sixth Edition Hardcover, 2014. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Veterinary-Anatomy-Domestic-Mammals-Textbook/dp/3794528336

Periodicals and other sources

1. The Veterinary Journal, ISSN 1090-0233.
2. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (J Am Vet Med Assoc; JAVMA). 2000-2016, USA: American Medical Assoc.ISSN 0003-1488.
3. Journal of Small Animal Practice (J Small Anim Pract). 2000-2016, UK: British Small Animal Veterinarian Association, ISSN 0022-4510.
4.https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/1532950x

5.https://www.acvs.org/veterinary-surgery-journal

Notes

Compulsory course of study programme Veterinary medicine