CSU

Semester 2, 2018


VSC118 Notes

96 pages

15,816 words

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Description

Notes from the entire 2 semesters of VSC118 (Vet Practice 1).

Topics include:
-Learning at University
-Expectations of student conduct
-Expectations of CSU
-Generic skills
-Library skills, ability to source relevant information
-Scientific writing & reading
-Introduction to the veterinary profession
-Animal handling practical sessions and tutorials including animal examination/ medication techniques
-Introduction to practice (4 days)
-Expectations of participating practices
-Legal issues with clinical activities
-Safety issues with clinical activities
-Communication skills (highlighting differences when dealing with different cultural groups, including indigenous and non-indigenous)
-OHS in the veterinary workplace
-Introduction to the human - animal bond and how this may differ between different cultural groups, including indigenous and non-indigenous
-Introduction to Animal Husbandry Extramural Studies (AHEMS)

Learning outcomes include:
-be able to apply library and IT resources for scientific writing;
-be able to demonstrate developing communication skills with peers, academic staff and work-based educators;
-be able to work autonomously and as part of a team;
-be able to describe how animal behaviour can be measured in a range of production and companion animal species;
-be able to describe how measurement of behaviour can be used to assess welfare for animals;
-be able to demonstrate proficiency and safety in handling a range of performance and companion animal species;
-be able to recognise basic anatomical landmarks on the live animal for companion species, with respect to the clinical examination and administration of injections;
-be able to perform a basic clinical examination on the live animal for a range of species;
-be able to outline the structure of a veterinary consultation;
-be able to demonstrate developing knowledge of the legal aspects governing animal ownership, animal use and veterinary practice;
-be able to demonstrate developing knowledge of the ethical frameworks influencing animal use in society;
-be able to demonstrate developing skills of critical analysis and personal reflection;
-be able to demonstrate appropriate time management and organisational skills to permit completion of all assessment tasks.

Author

Amy

Campus

CSU, Wagga Wagga

Member since

December 2016