1. Thorough history taking and well-organized patient recording system
2. Collaborate smoothly with other veterinary medicine students and faculty members as a member of the team of a veterinary clinic or hospital. Sufficient knowledge to search for and critically understand scientific literature
3. Thorough clinical examination, evaluation of the clinical findings and proper collection of clinical samples (eg, blood, urine, lymph node or skin lesion specimens).
4. Proper interpretation of the results provided by the selected diagnostics
5. Adherence to the principles of the evidence-based medicine for the proper selection of the treatment approach
6. Familiarization with the safe and effective operation of companion animal hospitalization wards
Course Content (Syllabus)
Veterinary students of the 9th and 10th semesters are rotating daily, including weekends and holidays, on round-the-clock, on-duty shifts in the hospitalization wards of the Companion Animal Clinic (CAC,Companion Animal Medicine, Surgery, and Intensive Care Unit, respectively). Students of the 7th and 8th semesters are rotating on 12-hour on-duty shifts in the same facilities. All students receive clinical training in the outpatient sections of the CAC, in internal medicine, dermatology, surgery, obstetrics, intensive care, anesthesiology, ophthalmology, dentistry, diagnostic imaging, equine medicine, exotics, and clinical pathology. The students are trained as members of a scientific team (including postgraduate trainees, MSc students, PhD students and faculty members), in safe handing and efficient clinical examination of companion animals, diagnostic specimen sampling, and interpretation of results. Involvement in the vaccination schedule planning and administration of vaccines is also part of the training.
dog, cat, exotic animals, handling, clinical examination, sampling, therapeutic drug administration, diagnosis