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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.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
2 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
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