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Small Animal Practice I (VET585)

Organisational Unit Veterinary Medicine
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: YMV-internal
Description This is one of two units (SAP 1 and SAP 2) that offer supported practical training across all aspects of small animal practice. Multiple types of training are offered continuously and students rotate through in small groups. SAP 1 includes Small Animal Medicine, General Practice, Shelter Medicine, Dentistry, Wildlife Medicine and Ophthalmology.
Timetabled Learning Activities Tutorials and clinic training: 30 hours per week average.
Prerequisites Pass grade in VET419, VET451, VET453, VET454, VET455, VET457, VET458, VET459, VET463.
Notes Successful completion of SAP 1 and SAP 2 is a prerequisite for graduation with a BVMS degree.
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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Dr Nicole Laing
Lecturer in Small Animal Primary Care

e: N.Laing@murdoch.edu.au
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Dr Nicole Laing
Lecturer in Small Animal Primary Care

e: N.Laing@murdoch.edu.au
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