Courses of Study 2013-2014 
    Jun 22, 2024  
Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VTMED 6601 - Cardiology Service

Fall, spring, summer. 2 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: VTMED 5510 . Enrollment limited to: third- and fourth-year veterinary students.

S. Moise, staff.

Provides students with the opportunity to put into practice what they have learned in the foundation years. The management of the most common cardiac diseases is emphasized, including congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, and secondary cardiac diseases. All species are examined, large and small, although the majority are small animals. Diagnostics, including cardiovascular physical examination, electrocardiography, radiography, and echocardiography, are taught. The rotation includes clinical work, didactic teaching, and self-initiated digging for information.

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