TV1002 - Veterinary Professional Life 2
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences (pre 2015)
Available to BVSc students only
This subject follows on from Veterinary Professional Life 1 and AG1007, with the aim
of providing knowledge of the animal and livestock industries including grazing land
management; an understanding of the diversity of career opportunities available to
veterinarians; an introduction to animal welfare and behaviour; the theory and application
of genetics to breeding major domestic animal species; developing skills to safely
handle a range of animal species; an introduction to surgical instruments and suturing
skills. Included in this subject are Personal and Professional Development workshops
which aim to provide students with the skills necessary to practice as a veterinarian
in our changing world and to equip them with the skills to succeed in this course.
- The diversity of career opportunities available to veterinarians;
- The principles of animal behaviour as a foundation to safely handle a variety of animal
- The welfare of ethical issues in the use of animals for food and fibre production,
sport, companionship, entertainment and research;
- Aspects of genetics relevant to animal breeding programs;
- The importance of animal industries to the Australian economy.
|TV1200 AG1003 AG1004 TV1203
Study Period 2
|Census Date 28-Aug-2014
||<Person not found>, Dr Sandra De Cat
||Mr Christopher Gardiner, Dr Jenny Elliman, Dr Anthony Parker, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor John Cavalieri, Assoc. Professor Richard Squires, Assoc. Professor Janice Lloyd, Dr Kay Eccleshare, Mrs Blaise Webster, Dr Sandra De Cat, Dr Leo Foyle, Dr Glen Walker, Assoc. Professor Aduli Malau-Aduli, Assoc. Professor Leigh Owens.
- 70 hours lectures
- 18 hours tutorials
- 60 hours practicals
- 8 hours workshops/Seminars
||end of semester exam (60%); (40%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||Attendance at practical classes and workshops is compulsory. A pass standard in animal
handling is required.
An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest