Courses of Study 2019-2020 
    Sep 25, 2022  
Courses of Study 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VTMED 5300 - Function and Dysfunction: Part I (Foundation Course IIIa)

Spring. 9 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: VTMED 5200 . Cost of materials: $15. Enrollment limited to: first year veterinary students. Live animals used on limited basis for demonstration of noninvasive procedures.

K. Lyboldt, Staff.

Designed to develop students’ understanding of how an animal maintains itself as a functional organism; how the maintenance of function is achieved through the integration of different organ systems; how tissue structure relates to tissue function; how injury alters structure and leads to dysfunction, manifested as clinical signs; how organ function can be assessed; and how organ function can be modulated pharmacologically. The course incorporates aspects of physiology, biochemistry, cell biology, histology, pathology and histopathology, clinical pathology, and pharmacology.

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