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Kursussøgning, efter- og videreuddannelse

Veterinary Clinical Pathology - Laboratory Management; Quality Control; Quality Assessment, Biomarker validation and use

Practical information
Study year 2016/2017
Time
Spring
Spring 2018 (every second year)
09.04.2018-13.04.2018
Price

DKK 31.500

Programme level Part Time Master
ECTS 6 ECTS
Course responsible
  • Annemarie Thuri Kristensen (3-677a7146797b746a34717b346a71)
    Oncology and Hematology
  • Department of Veterinary Clinical and Animal Sciences
Course number: SCAM13028U

Course content

To emphasize the importance of quality control and quality management in the diagnostic laboratory setting and to provide the student with basic theoretical and practical knowledge of the components of state-of-the-art veterinary diagnostic laboratory quality control and management. To provide the student with theoretical and practical knowledge of development, validation and use of biomarkers in specialised companion animal practice. To provide the students knowledge of communication tools both in respect to fellow colleagues but also the clients met in clinical practice. To develop the students ability to perform written and oral presentations both in academic setting, in relation to colleagues and clients.

In theory and by practical exercises to extend the participants knowledge, personal skills and competences within the subject of presentation and communication. By theory and practical exercises to extend the students knowledge, practical skills and competences within test validation and clinical decision-making.
 

Read more about the Master of Companion Animal Science.

Learning outcome

 

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

 

Knowledge
• Define, identify and describe the necessity of quality control in veterinary diagnostic methodology
• Explain, reflect about and demonstrate overview of the systematic approach to quality control and management
• Explain and demonstrate overview of the theory of QC-based troubleshooting of diagnostic methodologies
• Explain and demonstrate overview of the theory of applying external quality assessment to companion animal clinical practice diagnostic tests

•Explain, reflect about and demonstrate overview of development, validation and use of biomarkers in specialised companion animal practice.

Skills
• Design, Perform, report and act upon basic quality control in veterinary practice laboratory

 •Use of biomarkers in specialised companion animal practice.
• Use correct and appropriate terminology
• Perform oral presentations for both specialist and non-specialist colleagues and clients
 
Competences
• Collaborate and communicate within and between specialist and non-specialist peers and lay persons involved in companion animal patient management 
• Plan and evaluate quality control and management

 

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

Adjunkt Signe Emilie Cremer, Resident Anne Rømer Krogh, adjunkt Rebecca Langhorn

Duration

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

Schedulegroup

Monday - Friday full time
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Teaching and learning methods

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

Capacity

20

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 8
Theory exercises 25
Practical exercises 25
Preparation 77
Project work 25
Exam 2
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, identify and describe the necessity of quality control in veterinary diagnostic methodology
• Explain, reflect about and demonstrate overview of the systematic approach to quality control and management
• Explain and demonstrate overview of the theory of QC-based troubleshooting of diagnostic methodologies
• Explain and demonstrate overview of the theory of applying external quality assessment to companion animal clinical practice diagnostic tests

•Explain, reflect about and demonstrate overview of development, validation and use of biomarkers in specialised companion animal practice.

Skills
• Design, Perform, report and act upon basic quality control in veterinary practice laboratory
• Use correct and appropriate terminology

•Use of biomarkers in specialised companion animal practice.
• Perform oral presentations for both specialist and non-specialist colleagues and clients
 
Competences
• Collaborate and communicate within and between specialist and non-specialist peers and lay persons involved in companion animal patient management 
• Plan and evaluate quality control and management

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Exam period

Exam dates will be published on the programme homepage.

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