Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    
    Jul 15, 2018  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VTMED 5300 - Function and Dysfunction: Part I (Foundation Course IIIa)


     
Spring. 9 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: VTMED 5200 . Course fee: course guide. Enrollment limited to: first-year veterinary students. Live animals used on limited basis for demonstration of noninvasive procedures.

K. Lyboldt, staff.

Designed to develop students’ understanding of how an animal maintains itself as a functional organism; how the maintenance of function is achieved through the integration of different organ systems; how tissue structure relates to tissue function; how injury alters structure and leads to dysfunction, manifested as clinical signs; how organ function can be assessed; and how organ function can be modulated pharmacologically. The course incorporates aspects of physiology, biochemistry, cell biology, histology, pathology and histopathology, clinical pathology, and pharmacology.



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