Semester: Winter
Lectures/Classes: 0 / 45 hours
Field of study: Veterinary Medicine
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: compulsory
Prerequisites: Preceding subjects that should be completed: Animal Anatomy, Biochemistry, Histology and Embryology, Veterinary Microbiology, Animal Physiology, Veterinary Pharmacology, Veterinary Immunology, Pathophysiology, Clinical and Laboratory Diagnostics, Veterinary Dietetics, Parasitology, Pathological Anatomy, Surgery and Anaesthesiology, Diagnostic Imaging, Diseases of Dogs and Cats.
Contact person: dr Marcin Wrzosek marcin.wrzosek@upwr.edu.pl
Short description: The aim of the course is practical knowledge and participation in the work of clinic, operating theater and diagnostic imaging of Small Animals Surgery Clinic.
Full description: Students engaged in clinical internship in surgery of dogs and cats are required to participate actively in the activities of diagnosis and treatment. Activities related to this include clinical examination of the patient, the preparation of the operative field, conducting anesthetic, monitoring of intra- and post-operative, surgical assistance and postoperative care. Interns gain experience in conducting medical documentation, ie. anesthesia protocol, the description of the surgical and post-operative indications. In addition, they participate in the activities performed in the diagnostic imaging (x-ray, ultrasound, CT).
Bibliography: 1. Morgan R.V. – Handbook of small animal practise. 5ed. Saunders Elsevier 2. Noakes D., Parkinson T., England G. - Arthur’s Veterinary Reproduction and Obstetrics. W.B. Saunders2001 3. Johnston S. D., Kustritz M. V. R., Olson P. N. S. - Canine and Feline Theriogenology, Elsevier Health Sciences 2001 4. Kustritz M. V. R. - Clinical Canine and Feline Reproduction, Wiley-Blackwell 2009 5. Simpson G., England G., Harvey M. - Manual of Small Animal Reproduction and Neonatology, BSAVA 1998 6. England G., von Heimendahl A. - BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Reproduction and Neonatology. BSAVA 2010. 7. Green C.E. Infectious diseases of dog and cat. Elsevier. Wyd. 1 polskie., 2010
Learning outcomes: Knowledge: - describes and defines the causes and clinical signs of disease and functional disorders that occur in dogs and cats - describes the diagnosis (including differential diagnosis), treatment and prevention in specific disease in dogs and cats - interprets the results of laboratory tests (such as eg: blood tests, urinalysis, examination of fluid from body cavities, cerebrospinal fluid examination, ultrasound, ECG, X-ray, CT, MRI, EEG, cytological smears) Skills: - performs clinical examination and uses specialized terminology describing the disease - diagnose diseases in dogs and cats and can provide assistance in an emergency - collects and protects the material for laboratory tests and interprets the results of laboratory tests - can practically use treatment (including operations) and prevention in dogs and cats Social competences: - students realize how important it is to constantly learn and improve their skills and they are aware of their limitations - put the patient’s good first and act in accordance with ethical rules - aware for fact that they are responsible for the decision they make
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: The note obtained from exercises -> credit.

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