Courses of Study 2018-2019 
    Jun 14, 2024  
Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VTMED 6569 - Clinical Aspects of Non-Traditional Species

Spring. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Enrollment limited to: fourth-year Veterinary students. 

N. Abou-Madi, R. de Matos, J. Morrisey.

This course will provide instruction in the clinical management of birds, reptiles, amphibians, and exotic small mammals for students entering a variety of practice situations including private practice, zoo medicine and wildlife medicine. The lectures discuss the diagnosis, treatment and management of these species including anesthesia, surgery, diagnostics, therapeutics, and common diseases for each group. The labs provide hands-on practice of common clinical skills needed for avian practice. Information will be covered both by species and related to work discussed in previous courses and the core-curriculum. 

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