Course Code: VET415
Course Title : Large Animal Internal Medicine II
Weekly Teaching Hours: (1,2)
Course Description : This course is designed to familiarize the 7th and 8 th semesters students with the ethology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic Assessment, and treatment of commonly observed bovine and equine internal diseases. Emphasis is placed on the clinical approach for Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of the sick large animals (both chronic and emergent) in Faculty’s hospital or large animal private farms in the island. Herd health management biosecurity, the importance of client education, and euthanasia issues are also discussed.
Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:
- Large Animal Internal Medicine by Smith. 5th Edition, 2015
- Equine Internal Medicine by Reed, Bayly and Sellon.3rd. Ed. 2009
Class Participation 10%,
Mid-term Examination 30%,
Final Examination 50%,
Attendance 95% compulsory.