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Kursussøgning, efter- og videreuddannelse

Summer School - Large Animals

Practical information
Study year 2016/2017
Time
Summer
Programme level Full Degree Master
Full Degree Master choice
ECTS 3 ECTS
Course responsible
  • Julie Fjeldborg (2-79754f82847d733d7a843d737a)
  • Department of Large Animal Sciences
Course number: SVEK13033E

Course content

The students will take active part in the daily work in the University Hospital of Large Animals under direction of the responsible veterinarians. The daily language in the hospital is Danish but all staff members are familiar with English and will speak English with the students. Several staff members are native English or American speaking.

The Large Animal Hospital has elective cases and emergency patients. Furthermore the Hospital has a mobile practice

It will be possible for the students to work during daytime and/or during evening and night shifts in the hospital.
 

Daytime working hours: 8.00 a.m. – 3.30 p.m.

Evening working hours: 3.30 p.m. – 12.00 a.m.

Weekend working hours: 8.00 a.m. – 3.30 p.m.

Night working hours: On call at the Hospital

Clinical training can be within the following rotations (at least one full week for each rotation):

- Large Animal Hospital (medicine and surgery)
- Mobile practice

The students will be asked to compile a list of preferred rotations. However the final planning will be made by the course responsible with no guaranty of preferred rotations

Learning outcome

During the course, the student will get the possibility to achieve first hand experience within one or more of the above mentioned clinical rotations at the University Hospital of Large Animals.

Knowledge:
- Describe common medical and surgical diseases in large animal general practice
- Describe the problem based clinical examination and interpretation methodolgy when diagnosing a patient in large animal clinical practice

Skills:
- Apply the problembased medical investigatory system to the large animal patient
- Perform a full clinical investigation of a companion animal patient
- Determine and justify diagnostic and treatment plans as well as prognosis for a specific patient.
- Choose, justify and interpretate relevant paraclinical- and clinical tests
- Take and in pratice process diagnostic samples

Competencies:
- Identify, evaluate and interpretate elements of a clinical case to be able to compile and implement diagnostic and- therapeutic plans.
- Use professional communication by implementing correct medical terminology

Recommended prerequisites

The students have to be on their last year of veterinary study.

Remarks

Students must bring stethoscope, thermometer, scissors, appropriate disinfectable footwear such as rubber boots, blue scrubs, lab coat and note block/pencil.

Sign up

http://healthsciences.ku.dk/education/summercourses/

The application deadline is 1st April 2016.

Education

Veterinarians (undergraduate students).

Studyboard

The Study Board for Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science

Course type

Single subject courses (day)

Teacher

Clinicians at University Hospital of Large Animal

Duration

2 weeks in the period from July 1st to August 31st.

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Teaching and learning methods

Practical clinical training

Capacity

5 students per week with a maximum of 20 indvidual students during the course months (july and august).
International students have first priority.

Language

English

Literature

Relevant literature within large animal practice

Workload

Category Hours
Practical exercises 82,5
English 82,5

Exam (Contininuonus assesment (course certificate))

Type of assessment

Continuous assessment, .
The student will be evaluated during the rotations.
One week

Aid

All aids allowed

Marking scale

passed/not passed

Criteria for exam assessment

To achieve the grade passed, the student shall (in an adequate level) be able to:

Knowledge:

- Describe common medical and surgical diseases in large animal general practice
- Describe the problem based clinical examination and interpretation methodology when diagnosing a     patient in large animal clinical practice

- Identify causes of frequently occurring medical, surgical and production-related diseases in large animals

Skills:
- Prepare proper records and keep continuous records in a satisfactory manner understandable to colleagues and the public
- Perform a full clinical investigation of a companion animal and production animal patient
- Determine and justify diagnostic and treatment plans as well as prognosis for a specific patient.
- Choose, justify and interpretate relevant paraclinical- and clinical tests
- Take and in practice process diagnostic samples

- Work effectively in teams


Competencies:
- Identify, evaluate and interpretate elements of a clinical case to be able to compile and implement diagnostic and- therapeutic plans.
- Use professional communication by implementing correct medical terminology

- Handling and restraint of animals correctly and safely, and could instruct others therein

- Participate in emergency work and perform basic first aid

- Taking, storing and handling specimens, perform standard laboratory tests and interpret the results of the various laboratory tests

- Apply the principles for aseptic surgery

Censorship form

No external censorship

Exam period

During the course

Re-exam

None

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