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

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

  • Attendance 95% compulsory.