Undergraduate Course: Clinical Foundation Course (BVMS09002)
|School||Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
|Home subject area||BVMS
||Other subject area||None
||Taught in Gaelic?||No
|Course description||This course covers core principles of diagnostic imaging and surgery (introduction to surgical principles, concepts and methodology), anaesthesia and anaesthesia relating to the systems and core principles and concepts of pharmacology. This course provides a foundation for the subsequent species based integrated clinical modules.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2011/12 Flexible, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||WebCT enabled: No
|Med And Vet||Lecture||1-47|| 09:00 - 09:50|
||First class information not currently available|
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||Clinical Foundation Course||2:30|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||Honours||2:30|
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|At the end of this course students should:
Understand the principles of operative surgical techniques, basic surgical concepts and wound management
Understand the principles of diagnostic imaging and interpretation of radiographic and sonographic images.
Understand the general features of the distribution, actions and elimination of drugs in domestic animals
Understand the significant properties of the main classes of medicinal product used in veterinary medicine
Demonstrate and understand safe use of simple anaesthetic hardware.
Be able to discuss case management of simple and advanced cases.
Be able to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of anaesthetic techniques and drugs.
Recognise the risks associated with drugs and equipment used in veterinary anaesthetic practise.
|Examined at the end of semester 1|
Multiple choice questions (50%)
Short answer questions (50%)
Objective Structured Clinical Examination ? Pass/Fail [candidates failing the OSCE will have two resit opportunities during the second semester. Two final opportunities to repeat this examination will be held in the presence of the external examiner]
|Course organiser||Dr Sally Argyle
Tel: (0131 6)51 3910
|Course secretary||Mr Brian Paton
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