TV5005 - Veterinary Clinical and Professional Practice Part 1 of 4
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||School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences
Available to 5th Year veterinary science students only.
TV5005 is one of four subjects under which Year 5 of the veterinary science degree
program is delivered. These subjects are intended to provide students in the final
year of the degree with an extended immersion in all major aspects of veterinary practice
and employment, including the opportunity for elective periods to facilitate additional
focus in selected areas. This is accomplished by having students complete a series
of rotations through companion and production animal clinics, practices, laboratories
and government agencies.
- The ability to acquire information from and about clients, perform a clinical examination
of their animals and store and retrieve such information;
- The ability to collect, organise and analyse information in relation to specific problems,
assessing its validity and reaching probabilistic judgements;
- The ability to perform basic diagnositc, therapeutic and surgical procedures;
- The ability to work and communicate effectively and empathetically with colleagues
and clients through a range of media with compassion, courtesy, respect, honesty and
- The ability to perform effectively in a workplace including understanding organisational
systems, human and physical resource management, performance indicators, occupational
health and safety, knowledge management and quality control.
- The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
- The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
- The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
- The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
- The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and
professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
- The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self
- The ability to manage future career and personal development;
- The ability to work individually and independently;
- The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies.
Study Period 3,
|Census Date 02-Feb-2012
||Assoc. Professor Richard Squires, Dr Ruth Sutcliffe
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- 50 hours lectures
- 5 weeks clinical placement
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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