Courses of Study 2013-2014 
    Sep 24, 2023  
Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VTMED 5706 - Veterinary Practice: Professional Development (Foundation Course VIIf)

Fall. 1.5 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: VTMED 5705 . Course fee: for course guide. Enrollment limited to: third-year veterinary students.

N. L. Irby, C. McDaniel, staff.

Complements material learned in VTMED 5510 (Foundation Course V - Animal Health and Disease). Examines governmental regulation of the veterinary profession, including proper drug usage, extra lavel drug use (FDA), controlled substances (DEA), professional liability and malpractice insurance, professional and unprofessional conduct, environmental issues (EPA), biosecurity measures for the practicing DVM, and infection control in CUHA. Also includes a review of communication skills important for students as they enter their clinical rotations. The laboratory component consists of night treatments in the Equine and Farm Animal Hospital.

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