Semester: Winter
Lectures/Classes: 0 / 45 hours
Field of study: Veterinary Medicine
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: compulsory
Prerequisites: Completion of core subjects: anatomy of animals, biochemistry, histology and embryology, veterinary microbiology, animal physiology, clinical and laboratory diagnostics, veterinary pharmacology, andrology.
Contact person: dr Przemysław Prządka przemyslaw.przadka@upwr.edu.pl
Short description: The aim of the course is to provide students with basic knowledge about the etiological factors, caused clinical signs, necessary or possible additional tests, the final interpretation of the purpose of diagnosis, differential diagnosis, treatment and prevention of use of equine diseases.
Full description: The practical use of knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of internal diseases, infectious diseases, surgery and gynecology and obstetrics in horses. Diagnostic techniques used in horses and other equines.
Bibliography: Internal disease: 1. Reed, S. M., Bayly, W. M., & Sellon, D. C. (2009). Equine internal medicine. Elsevier Health Sciences. 2. Smith, B. P. (2014). Large animal internal medicine. Elsevier Health Sciences. 3. Gerber H. 1994. Pferdkrankheiten. Ulmer Stuttgart; 4. Robinson, N. E., & Sprayberry, K. A. (2009). Current therapy in equine medicine (Vol. 6). Elsevier Health Sciences. Reproduction: 1. Arthur’s Veterinary Reproduction and Obstetrics. D.Noakes, T.Parkinson, G.England, 2001 2. Equine breeding management and artificial insemination, J.C.Samper, 2009 3. Current therapy in large animal theriogenology, R. S.Youngquist , W. R. Threlfall, 2007 4. Handbook of in vitro fertilization. A.O.Trounson, D.K.Gardner, 2009. 5. Handbook of veterinary obstetrics. P.G. Jackson, 2004. Infectious disease 1. Manual of Standarts for Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines, OIE, Paryż, 1996
Learning outcomes: Knowledge: - describes and defines the cause and the clinical signs of disease and functional disorders occurring in horses - describe the diagnosis (including differential diagnosis), the investigation and treatment, and prevention in specific disease entities, - properly interprets the results of laboratory tests (such as eg blood tests, urine, fluid from body cavities, cerebrospinal fluid, ultrasound, ECG, X-ray, CT, MRI, EEG Skills: - safely and humanely deal with these animals, performs a full clinical examination of the animal and determine the further course of the evaluation, - collects and protects the material for laboratory tests, interpret test results, provide the horses first aid in emergencies, - selecting and applying appropriate treatment and preventive procedures Social competences: - understands the need for continuous training and improve their skills and be aware of your limitations - act in accordance with the principles of ethics, being aware of the responsibility for decisions and puts the good of the patient in the first place
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: Passing classes: 25% rating of "internal medicine" + 25% rating of "infectious diseases" + 25% rating of "surgery" + 25% rating of "breeding" - the average rating (necessity to obtain a positive grade in each subject).

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