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Equine Practice (VET454)

Organisational Unit School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Credit Points 4
Availability MURDOCH: YM-internal
Description The Equine Practice unit is designed to provide the veterinary student with the knowledge base required to be successful in clinical practice. This is a comprehensive course, which, while placing an emphasis on the common problems in equine practice, will also cover the interesting and not so common. The practical component will allow students to develop a basic proficiency in common diagnostic and therapeutic techniques.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 5 x 1 hour per week; practicals: 24 hours.
Prerequisites Enrolment in Applied Veterinary Medicine. Completion of VET459 Surgical Secrets, VET456 Anaesthesia, Emergency and Critical Care, VET462 Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging.
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