Course Descriptions

Department of Veterinary Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Professors J. R. August, C. L. Barton, J. E. Bauer, B. V. Beaver, G. L. Carroll, T. W. Fossum, S. M. Hartsfield (Head), H. P. Hobson, L. M. Howe, D. A. Hulse, S. C. Kerwin, G. E. Lees, N. S. Matthews, M. W. Miller, K. S. Rogers, M. D. Willard; Associate Professors J. Dziezyc, S. G. Gordon, E. A. Martinez, N. J. Millichamp, J. M. Steiner, D. L. Zoran; Assistant Professors A. G. P. Guedes, J. M. Levine, A. B. Saunders, H. M. Wilson; Clinical Professor D. A. Nelson; Clinical Associate Professors A. K. Cook, J. R. Dodd, J. J. Heatley; Clinical Assistant Professors M. A. Crist, D. G. Hicks, S. M. Hoppes, M. A. Loria Lepiz, L. E. Peycke, M. J. Stickney; Lecturers S. C. Griffin, B. E. Smith, K. D. Snyder

Veterinary Small Animal Clinical Sciences
(VSCS)

485. Directed Studies. Credit 1 to 3. I, II, S

Directed individual study of a selected problem in biomedical sciences approved by instructor. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification and approval of department head and instructor.

940. Small Animal Clinics I. (0-35). Credit 2.

Student participation with clinical cases in the small animal medicine services of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Must be taken two times. Prerequisite: Fourth year classification in veterinary medicine or approval of department head.

941. Small Animal Clinics II. (0-35). Credit 2.

Student participation with clinical cases in the small animal surgery services of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Must be taken two times. Prerequisite: VSCS 940 or approval of department head.

945. Advanced Small Animal Clinical Elective. (0-35). Credit 2.

Student participation with clinical cases for advanced student in selected services of the small animal medicine and surgery sections of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. May be taken 12 times. Prerequisite: VSCS 940 or approval of department head.

948. Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Elective. Credit 1 to 12.

In-depth study of selected disease processes in the various disciplines of small animal medicine and surgery will be conducted emphasizing management, diagnostics and medical or surgical treatment. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Third year classification in veterinary medicine or approval of department head.

953. Small Animal Clinical Skills. (0-4). Credit 1.

Acquisition of basic technical skills useful in the diagnosis and treatment of small animals in general veterinary practice. Modular one month course. Prerequisite: Third year classification in veterinary medicine in good standing.

954. Small Animal Medicine I. (5-2). Credit 6.

Medical disease of dogs and cats; pathophysiology, diagnosis and therapy of diseases prevalent in small animals. Prerequisite: Third year classification in veterinary medicine in good standing.

955. Small Animal Medicine II. (6-2). Credit 6.

Continuation of Small Animal Medicine I; medical disease of dogs and cats; pathophysiology, diagnosis and therapy of diseases prevalent in small animals.

985. Directed Studies. Credit 1 to 4.

I, II, III Directed individual study of a selected problem in small animal medicine, surgery or radiology. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: Matriculation in veterinary professional curriculum and approval of department head.

989. Special Topics in… Credit 1 to 4.

I, II, III Selected topics in an identified field of small animal medicine, surgery or radiology. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: Matriculation in veterinary professional curriculum and approval of department head.