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

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VTMED 6615 - Special Topics in Ambulatory and Production-Animal Medicine

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

Prerequisite: VTMED 5600 . Permission of instructor required. Enrollment limited to: second-, third-, and fourth-year veterinary students.

C. Guard, staff.

Provides specialized experiences in the Ambulatory and Production Medicine Service. Consists of participation in scheduled and emergency farm calls and completion of projects designed to provide experience in herd problem-solving, records analysis, and implementing herd-health programs. Clinical service assignments are planned to meet individual student goals. Examples of focus areas available include livestock production medicine, dairy reproductive examinations, and small-ruminant medicine. A special, intensive dairy health management experience is available in two-week increments. In this opportunity the student will work full-time at a local dairy alongside veterinarians from our staff and with experienced health technicians performing routine health management tasks and diagnosing and treating sick cows.

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