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This course is for anyone interested in learning more about Veterinary Medicine, giving a “taster” of courses covered in the first year of a veterinary degree and an idea of what it is like to study Veterinary Medicine....
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Sugerido: 15-20 hours

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Habilidades que obtendrás

AnimalVital SignsVeterinaryMedicine
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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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Sección
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21 minutos para completar

Course Information

Please read through the components of this section before starting on the actual course content. Enjoy the course!...
Reading
2 videos (Total: 2 min), 5 readings
Video2 videos
Welcome1m
Reading5 lecturas
Course Introduction2m
Course Participation Statement5m
Course Summary and Outcomes5m
Course Team5m
Course Assessment2m
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2 horas para completar

Basic Animal Care

In this week, led by Kay Aitchison, we will be looking at animal care. We recommend that you start with the overview reading under the week 1 overview and then work through the core materials. We hope you enjoy the week....
Reading
9 videos (Total: 46 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Dogs5m
Cats6m
Rabbits5m
Lizards2m
Snakes2m
Cows6m
Sheep4m
Horses9m
Reading5 lecturas
Overview2m
Dairy Notes5m
Sheep Notes5m
Additional Resources10m
Revision quizzes15m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Assessed Quiz Basic Animal Care40m

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3 horas para completar

An Introduction to Body Systems Anatomy

In this week, we will look at the anatomy of the body, and the teaching team to guide you through this part of the course are Professor Susan Rhind and Dr Gurå Therese Bergkvist. We recommend that you start with the overview reading under the week 2 overview. For this week we have split the core materials into four sections that we suggest you work through in the order presented. ...
Reading
17 videos (Total: 66 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Video17 videos
The Anatomical Regions and Body Cavities1m
The Anatomical Directional Terms3m
The Body Planes1m
The Dog Skeleton6m
Live Dog Anatomy3m
An Introduction to Histology1m
Histology in Action – the Skin8m
Histology Revision Resource4m
The Anatomy of the Heart LHS2m
The Anatomy of the Heart RHS2m
The Anatomy of the Lungs2m
The Circulation and Internal Structures of the Heart5m
Gross Heart Anatomy6m
Topographical Heart Anatomy1m
Comparative Heart Anatomy9m
Examples of Heart Valve Pathology3m
Reading4 lecturas
Overview2m
Additional Material15m
Additional Material15m
Revision quizzes20m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Assessed Quiz An Introduction to Body Systems Anatomy46m

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1 hora para completar

Veterinary Professional Skills

In this week, we will be looking at Veterinary Professional Skills, and the teaching team to guide you through this part of the course are Rachel Whittington and Dr Jessie Paterson. We are also joined in one of the videos by our colleague Stacy Spielman. We hope you are enjoying the course so far and once again we suggest you start with the week 3 overview and then working through the core materials section....
Reading
9 videos (Total: 38 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Business structure2m
Emotional intelligence3m
Introduction to the Vet Consult2m
Consult Part 13m
Consult Part 210m
Consult Part 32m
Key Skills for a Successful Consult2m
Client Care7m
Reading3 lecturas
Overview2m
Calgary-Cambridge Model2m
Additional Resources10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Assessed Quiz Veterinary Professional Skills28m

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1 hora para completar

An Introduction to Clinical Skills

In this week, we will be introducing you to Veterinary Clinical Skills, led by Catriona Bell and assisted by Caroline Mosley. We are also joined in one of the videos by our colleague Neil Hudson. Again please start with the week 4 overview and then work through the core materials as presented....
Reading
5 videos (Total: 36 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Signalment6m
Observation Skills8m
Vital Signs9m
General Examination Skills6m
Reading2 lecturas
Overview2m
Additional Resources10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Assessed Quiz An Introduction to Clinical Skills20m
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Principales revisiones

por NRFeb 25th 2018

This course is very suitable for A level students who want to study Veterinary Medicine at university as it covers the role of a vet as well as teaching some basic skills and knowledge. It is bas

por CHApr 17th 2017

I took this course so that I could converse on a more professional with my son who is in Vet. School and I enjoyed the course greatly and have already put a lot of what I've learned into conver

Instructores

Dr Jessie Paterson

BSc (Hons) Agricultural Chemistry, PhD, PgDip
Lecturer in Student Learning

Kay Aitchison

BSc Agriculture (Hons Animal Production Science)
Lecturer in Farm Animal Husbandry

Prof Susan Rhind

BVMS, PhD, FRCPath, PFHEA, MRCVS
Professor of Veterinary Medical Education

Dr Gurå Therese Bergkvist

BSc Hons (Vet Sci), BVM&S, PhD, MRCVS
Lecturer, Preclinical Veterinary Sciences

Rachel Whittington

BVSC MRCVS
Lecturer in Professional Skills

Dr Catriona Bell

BVetMed, PhD, PGCAP, MRCVS
Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Education

Dr Andrew Gardiner

BVM&S, Cert SAS, MSc, PhD, MRCVS
Veterinary Clinical Senior Lecturer

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