Training course 04: Diagnosis and therapy of the soft tissue diseases in dogs and cats

A.Y. 2020/2021
8
Max ECTS
128
Overall hours
SSD
VET/03 VET/05 VET/06 VET/08 VET/09 VET/10
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to offer basic practical knowledge to be performed in the hospital (clinics, hospitalization, operating room, pathological anatomy ward) in relation to obstetric surgical and gynecological diseases of the most common occurrence, offering knowledge and skills relative to the clinical framework of the surgical disease to the periooperative management of the patient to the control management, to the communication of the diagnosis, therapy and prognosis. It also provides expertise regarding the management of the surgical sample to be given to the laboratory, the interpretation of the definitive histopathological report and the subsequent communication to the owner.
Expected learning outcomes
Consultation rooms (under supervision of clinical/academic staff):  First opinion vs specialized consultation vs postoperative recheck 
 
Recording of the patient
Clinical History collection ( discussion)
Physical examination  vs specialized examination ( discussion)
Proposal of differential diagnosis ( discussion)
Discussion  with clinical staff  on the decisional algorithm for diagnostic procedures
Follow the patient in the diagnostic procedures( X-rays, ultrasonography endoscopy etc..)
provide a diagnosis, adequate treatment and prognosis
Write the clinical report and drug prescription ( if needed)
 
 
Surgical theatre( under supervision of clinical/academic staff)
 
Recording the patient
Clinical History collection ( Discussion)
Clinical examination for surgical treatment and anesthesiology protocol ( Discussion)
Explanation of surgical treatment and anesthesiology protocol and possible complications ( Discussion)
Cooperation in the owner consent taking for surgical treatment and anesthesiology protocol
Discussion of the    surgical treatment/technique,  postoperative care and  potential complications
Discussion anesthesiologic and analgesic protocol based on surgical treatment plus postoperative analgesic protocol
Preoperative- procedures for patient:
Preparation of the surgical site involves a series of steps such as clipping of hair, removal of dirt and oils, and removal of microbes.
Draping
Preoperative procedures- surgical staff
Scrubs, scrubs hands and applications of specific surgical dress
 
Preparation of  the surgical site
Assistant at surgical procedures/ performing some surgical procedures
Planning postoperative care and communication with hospitalization  service
Follow/ recheck the patient in hospitalization service
Write   the surgical report
Write  the form for histopathologic exam  ( surgical biopsy)
Discussion with clinical staff of the surgical case/ cases.
Write the clinical report and drug prescription ( if needed)
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Clinical Rotation
VET/03 - VETERINARY PATHOLOGY - University credits: 0
VET/05 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS - University credits: 0
VET/06 - PARASITOLOGY AND ANIMAL PARASITIC DISEASES - University credits: 0
VET/08 - VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE - University credits: 0
VET/09 - VETERINARY CLINICAL SURGERY - University credits: 0
VET/10 - VETERINARY CLINICAL OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY - University credits: 0
Practicals: 64 hours
Obstetrical-Gynecological Surgery
VET/10 - VETERINARY CLINICAL OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY - University credits: 1
Practicals: 16 hours
Professor: Pecile Alessandro
Special histopathology
VET/03 - VETERINARY PATHOLOGY - University credits: 1
Practicals: 16 hours
Professor: Grieco Valeria
Special surgery
VET/09 - VETERINARY CLINICAL SURGERY - University credits: 1
Practicals: 16 hours
Professor: Acocella Fabio
Surgical oncology
VET/09 - VETERINARY CLINICAL SURGERY - University credits: 1
Practicals: 16 hours
Professor: Stefanello Damiano