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Kursussøgning, efter- og videreuddannelse

Companion Animal Diagnostic Imaging - Advanced Diagnostic Imaging

Practical information
Study year 2016/2017
Time
Autumn
Price

DKK 31.500

Programme level Part Time Master
ECTS 6 ECTS
Course responsible
  • Fintan McEvoy (3-6970684376787167316e7831676e)
  • Department of Veterinary Clinical and Animal Sciences
Course number: SCAM13023U

Course content

To provide advanced level understanding in techniques and interpretation of diagnostic imaging modalities. The student will work in all available modalities including conventional radiographs, fluoroscopy, CT, MRI, ultrasonography. An introduction to DEXA and nuclear medicine including scintigraphy will be included.  An overall consideration of the susceptibility of tissues to the various irradiations encountered in imaging will form part of the module.

The course will contain didactic components concerned with theory and practical exercises to develop and apply knowledge within the general area of veterinary diagnostic imaging.  Emphasis will be placed on acquiring skills to obtain a balanced overview of the subject such that a familiarity with the subject sufficient to identify scenarious where the imaging can make an overall positive impact on clinical practice.  The integration of the subject by means of PACS systems will be mentioned.
 

Read more about the Master of Companion Animal Science.

Learning outcome

Having completed the course, the student must be able to:

Knowledge
• Define and explain at an advanced level the physical basis for imaging including on aspects of radiation safety
• Reflect about, explain and discuss the current role of veterinary imaging in clinical practice

Skills
• Acquire and communicate and understanding of the full range of medical imaging techniques
• Recognise and discuss the spectrum of imaging modalities from anatomical to functional.
• Make imaging diagnosis from a wide range of common and clearly manifest diseases
 
Competences
• Use their  knowledge, skills to impact on the practice of veterinary medicine in a clinical setting
 

Mandatory prerequisites

Inclusion criteria for Master's Programme in Companion Animal Clinical Science. Degree in veterinary medicine and at least two years of relevant work experience.

SCAM13001U, SCAM13002U, SCAM13003U, SCAM13004U or one of the following certifications in Companion Animal Diseases:
• DVA in Small Animal Diseases, in Danish known as “certificeret fagdyrlæge i sygdomme hos hunde og katte”
• Swedish specialist in diseases of dogs and cats, in Swedish known as Steg 1
• Norwegian specialist in diseases of dogs and cats, in Norwegian known as Specialisering i veterinærmedisin, spesialitet smådyr
• Finnish specialist in diseases of dogs and cats, in Finnish known as Pieneläinsairauksien erikoiseläinlääkäri

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Education

This course is a specialisation course at the Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science. The Master is a post graduate education targeted small animal veterinarians seeking Continual Professional Development (CPD).

Studyboard

The Study Board for Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science

Course type

Part time Master and Diploma courses

Teacher

Professor Fintan McEvoy, assistant professor Lene E. Buelund, resident Ulrik Westrup

Duration

Practical 5-days course at the University Hospital For Companion Animals (Universitetshospitalet for Familiedyr).

Schedulegroup

Monday - Friday full time
Fall 2016(every second year)
Week 46 in 2016 - 14.11.2016 – 18.11.2016
Exam week 3 2017 - 16.01.2017 - 20.01.2017
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Teaching and learning methods

A mixture of lectures, e-learning, theoretical and practical exercises. Case-study work.

Capacity

16

Language

English

Literature

Updated literature list will be posted 1 month prior to course start. The participant should have theoretical knowledge updated prior to participation.

Workload

Category Hours
Lectures 12
Theory exercises 25
Practical exercises 25
Preparation 80
Exam 20
English 162

Exam

Type of assessment

Portfolio
As part of the course the student will have to perform oral presentations and hand in a number of written exercises/cases and procedure protocols.

Aid

All aids allowed

Marking scale

7-point grading scale

Criteria for exam assessment

Having completed the course, the student must be able to:

Knowledge
• Define and explain at an advanced level the physical basis for imaging including on aspects of radiation safety
• Reflect about, explain and discuss the current role of veterinary imaging in clinical practice

Skills
• Acquire and communicate and understanding of the full range of medical imaging techniques
• Recognise and discuss the spectrum of imaging modalities from anatomical to functional.
• Make imaging diagnosis from a wide range of common and clearly manifest diseases
 
Competences
• Use their  knowledge, skills to impact on the practice of veterinary medicine in a clinical setting
 

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