VTMED 5603

VTMED 5603

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

This rotation exposes student to the practice of both soft tissue and orthopedic surgery under hospital conditions. Students participate in office hours; diagnostic techniques; planning of therapy, daily care of dogs and cats under the direction of an intern, surgical residents in training, and faculty. Students assist experienced surgeons in the operating room. Client communications and the basics of practice are emphasized. Students are expected to be able to successfully perform an orthopedic examination and localize the lameness by the end of the rotations. On soft tissue, students are expected to be able to formulate appropriate diagnostic, surgical, and post operative management plans for common soft tissue procedures by the end of the rotation.

When Offered Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer.

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

Satisfies Requirement Required component of Clinical Rotations (Foundation Course VI).

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  1032VTMED 5603  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Dec 21, 2020 - Jan 24, 2021
    • Flanders, J

      Hayes, G

      Sumner, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  1033VTMED 5603  CLN 302

    • TBA
    • Dec 21, 2020 - Jan 24, 2021
    • Flanders, J

      Hayes, G

      Sumner, J