VTMED 6608

VTMED 6608

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

Management and prevention of cancer in companion animals represents a significant component of the practice of veterinary medicine.  The focus of this clinical rotation is the development of a comprehensive set of skills necessary for a veterinarian to become an advocate for the client/patient with cancer.  These skills include appropriate initial evaluation of animals with cancer; sensitive and effective client and referring veterinarian communication; ability to access relevant information from numerous sources related to cancer management;and ability to  understand and apply principles of surgical, medical and radiation oncology as well as techniques specifically related to minimize pain and treatment-related side effects in cancer patients.

When Offered Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: third- and fourth-year veterinary students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: VTMED 5510.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  1060VTMED 6608  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Dec 21, 2020 - Jan 24, 2021
    • Balkman, C

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  1061VTMED 6608  CLN 302

    • TBA
    • Dec 21, 2020 - Jan 24, 2021
    • Balkman, C