Undergraduate Course: Final Year Rotations (BVMS11004)
|School||Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Year 5 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The course comprises of 2 Modules of 5 Core Rotation blocks and 3 Selected Rotation blocks.
CORE ROTATION BLOCKS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Companion Animal Surgery (including Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery, Small Animal Orthopaedics, Neutering and Emergency and Critical Care)
Companion Animal Medicine (including Oncology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Dermatology)
General Practice (including Inglis Veterinary Group, Small Animal Anaesthesia, Exotics, Rabbit Neutering, Ophthalmology, Dick Vet Small Animal Practice [DVSAP including introductory day to ophthalmology, dentisty and rabbit neutering practicals])
Farm/Veterinary Public Health/Pathology (including Farm Animal Hospital, Farm Animal Practice, Herd and Flock Health, Veterinary Public Health, Pathology, Microbiology, Epidemiology)
Equine and Large Animal Anaesthesia (including Equine Medicine, Equine Soft Tissue Surgery, Equine Orthopaedics, Equine Practice [DVEP], Cottage Duty and Large Animal Anaesthesia)
SELECTED ROTATION BLOCKS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Exotics, LA Anaesthesia, SA Anaesthesia, Inglis Vet Group, SA Cardiology, Equine Cardiology, SA Imaging, DVSAP, Dermatology, Canine Medicine, Feline Medicine, Oncology, SA Orthopaedics, SA Soft Tissue Surgery, Neurology, Daytime Emergency and Critical Care, Equine Orthopaedics, Equine Soft Tissue, DVEP, Equine Medicine, Farm, Pathology, Business, Clinical Animal Behaviour, Welfare, Poultry, Pigs, Laboratory Animal Medicine, Fish Medicine, Zoo, Dental, Ophthalmology, Epidemiology
12 weeks of free choice when EMS can be completed
1 week of Emergency Critical Care counted as EMS
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
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| The overall objectives of the final year rotations and externship are:
1. To build upon the previous years of didactic and clinical instruction by integrating the material into a clinical setting.
2. To further develop practical clinical
3. To develop skills in history taking, in clinical examination, and in formulating a list of problems and differential diagnoses.
4. To develop enhanced problem solving ability.
5. To develop a sense of responsibility to patients and to their owners.
6. To develop further skills in communication with instructors, with peers and with the animal owning public.
7. To develop professional attitudes in the widest sense, including personal tidiness and maintenance of a clean and safe clinical environment.
8. To develop further the spirit of intellectual curiosity and academic enquiry.
9. To explore areas of special interest within the externship period
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Ms Rachel Whittington
Tel: (0131 6)50 6289
|Course secretary||Ms Sally Tait
Tel: (0131 6)50 6214