Courses of Study 2013-2014 
    
    Sep 20, 2021  
Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VTMED 6550 - Clinical Pharmacology


Spring. 0.5 credits. (May be repeated up to 1 credit) S-U grades only.

Enrollment limited to: third- and fourth-year veterinary students.

G. Weiland.

Offered after Foundation Courses I-V and formal exposure to pharmacology course work is completed. The course is designed to familiarize students with drug use in the clinical setting and uses ongoing cases in the Cornell University Hospital for Animals as a teaching tool. Pharmacological concepts are emphasized, with a focus on the rationale for drug choice, alternative drug choices available, pharmacokinetic considerations, and potential drug interactions/toxicities. This course is offered at the time students are about to embark on their clinical rotations. It is designed to emphasize practical aspects of pharmacology in the clinical setting, using basic concepts obtained during formal course work. The onus is placed on the student to explain/rationalize drugs employed in clinical cases in the teaching hospital.



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