Problems in Large Animal Clinical Medicine/Surgery/Theriogenology
Instructor's name: Dr. Stephanie Valberg (other instructors: large animal clinicians, clinical pathologists and guest speakers)
Office location: 225F Veterinary Population Medicine
Office hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Phone number(s): 612- 625-77755
Fax number: 612- 625-6241
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Preferred method of contact (phone, email, fax, etc.): e-mail
Number of credits:1 credit (course can be repeated once per year for 3 years)
Day, time, and location of course:day - Thursday, time – 8-9am, location – 225 VMC (VPM conference room)
Term: Fall and Spring
Course prerequisites: Enrollment as house officer or special permission from course instructor
Brief description of the course:
The course is in a modified rounds format using cases from the VMC interspersed with faculty lectures. House officers will be asked to present a case in depth and its relationship to pertinent scientific literature. The course provides a forum to obtain a broad base of feed back on interesting cases from medicine, surgery and theriogenology faculty members..
Required and recommended materials and the location of the materials:
There are no assigned materials for this course.
Course Goals, Objectives, and Expectations
1. Provide in-depth, case-based, graduate level discussion of internal medicine, surgery and theriogenology of large animals
2. Meet the needs of veterinary interns, residents and graduate students for board-level training
- Build skills in succinct clear case presentations
- Deepen knowledge of clinical evaluation of large animal medicine, surgery and theriogenology
- Enhance knowledge of relevant scientific literature
- Improve skills in scientific presentations
- Facilitate communication among house officers and faculty from different disciplines
Students are required to present at least one presentation every 2 months that is critiqued; either a critical review of a topic of interest to the group or a formal, in-depth case presentation. Attendance is mandatory and participation is expected. A sign-up sheet is provided.
There are no examinations in this course. Attendance is mandatory and participation is expected. A sign-up sheet is provided.
Statement of academic misconduct:
Students guilty of academic misconduct will receive a grade of ‘F’ for the course
Senate student academic workload policies:
Classroom expectation guidelines: