Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Feb 25, 2020  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VTMED 5500 - Animal Health and Disease: Part I (Foundation Course V)

Spring. 14 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: VTMED 5400 . Course fee: course guide. Enrollment limited to: second-year veterinary students.

C. Balkman, N. Irby.

Commencing with sections on Clinical Pathology and Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders, the course progresses to population medicine, introduction to surgery lectures and labs, respiratory, anesthesiology, radiology, cardiology, ophthalmology, dermatology, with relevant aspects of applied pharmacology included in some sections. The course is presented on a system - oriented basis, focusing on clinical signs of alteration in function, pathophysiology of clinical signs, and strategies for diagnosis and treatment of the most important veterinary diseases. This course provides a sound foundation for clinical rotations in Foundation Course VI. 

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