Postgraduate Course: Dogs and Cats (Anaesthesia and Analgesia) (VESC11083)
|School||Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Course type||Online Distance Learning
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course will provide students with knowledge of how anaesthesia may be managed in typical canine and feline cases. Species specific situations will be discussed.
Knowledge and understanding of species specific risks and problems associated with anaesthesia in cats and dogs;
Knowledge and understanding of current anaesthetic and analgesic practice in cats and dogs
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2021/22, Available to all students (SV1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Formal summative written assessment will constitute 100% of the student¿s grade.
Assessments will be designed to be clinically relevant and consisting of:
Assessment 1 (60%): Case Report OR essay (up to 2000 words)
Assessment 2 (40%): Critical Paper Review OR online assessment (up to 1000 words)
||Formative feedback on case study assessment
Informal feedback to students on case discussions via discussion boards.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- discuss the species-specific elements of peri-anaesthetic management and suggest appropriate anaesthetic and analgesia plans for Dogs & Cats.
- compare different techniques in anaesthesia and analgesia for the above species.
- critically review the published evidence concerning anaesthesia in these species
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Miss Juliet Duncan
Tel: (0131 6)50 8806
|Course secretary||Mr Stephen Mitchell
Tel: (0131 6)51 7112