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Academic year 2014-2015Value date : 1/10/2014
Version 2013-2014
VETE0084-2  Internal medicine and anaesthesiology of pet animals

Duration :  40h Clin.
Number of credits :  
Master in Veterinary Medicine, 3rd year2
Lecturer :  Frédéric Billen, Cécile Clercx, Dominique Peeters, Charlotte Sandersen, Marc Vandenheede
Coordinator :  Cécile Clercx
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
Course contents :  
Teaching will be given through discussion from canine and feline patients admitted to the consultations, as well as for anesthesia. Preparation of anesthetic protocols will be discussed
Learning outcomes of the course :  
- initiation to general and specialized consultations - inititation to anesthesia of dogs and cats
- Introduction to the investigation of nutritional aspects of the diseases
- Initiation to the behaviour problems in dogs and cats
- Use of clinical information from multi-media documents
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
Lectures of first and second doctorat, relative to those areas.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :  
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :  
Clinical training is organized based on an 8-weeks rotation in the clinical activities in companion animals, and is completed by night and week-end duties, as well as clinical duties during the examination sessions (May-June and August) and holidays periods, starting at the end of the first exam session in GMV2.

Presence is required form 8hoo up to 17h00, or even 8h30 the next morning, for nught duties activities. .
Composition of groups of students and schedule of activities are available on internet before each new 8 weeks-period.
A full case report must be written
All practical details are collected in a " règlement d'ordre intérieur", available on internet (web site of the CVU)
Recommended or required readings :  
There are no specific leaflets, although lots of written leaflets exist, for different practical seminars .
Assessment methods and criteria :  
Students are evaluated thoughout their activities in the clinic. A questionnaire about anesthesia in dogs nad cats will be submitted
Information about evaluation can be found in the same "règlement d'ordre intérieur"
Work placement(s) :  
Organizational remarks :  
The presence of the student is due. For each absence or late arrival, the student needs to be excused in a very bried delay, medical certificate must be sent immediately to the secretary of the concerned service, with a copy to the general student secretariat Missed days need to be made up. )
Missed days will possibly lead to suspension to access the final examination. Unjustified absence will be punished and taken into account during deliberations.
Contacts :  
C. Clercx (coordinatrice) Ch Sandersen, anesthesiology


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