Training course 05: Small animal internal and behavioural medicine

A.Y. 2020/2021
8
Max ECTS
128
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/19 VET/02 VET/03 VET/05 VET/06 VET/08 VET/09 VET/10
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide students fundamental and comprehensive preparation on behavioral pathologies of pets and horses. The course proposes practical approaches in the form of exercises in the clinic, in the classroom and in the field, taking into consideration the typical learning methods of the species and the effectiveness of different behavior modification and training systems. Students will acquire practical and operational skills to diagnose, evaluate and treat behavioral problems of pets and horses.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student must know the main pathologies of the behavior and must be able to treat them using methods that respect animal welfare and are scientifically rigorous.Exercise activities will contribute to the development of critical abilities and judgment on behavioral problems.Finally the guided and collegial discussion of some recent scientific articles relevant to the subject will develop in the student the ability to continue the study autonomously in the course of life.
Course syllabus and organization

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Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Animal Communication
VET/02 - VETERINARY PHYSIOLOGY - University credits: 1
Practicals: 16 hours
Behavioral analysis and behavioral disorders
AGR/19 - ANIMAL SCIENCE - University credits: 1
Practicals: 16 hours
Professor: Palestrini Clara
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
Safe management, training and behavioral problems of the horse
AGR/19 - ANIMAL SCIENCE - University credits: 2
Practicals: 32 hours
Professor: Minero Michela
Professor(s)
Reception:
Friday, 9am - 10 am
Dipartimento di Scienze Animali - Sezione di Zootecnica Veterinaria
Reception:
Wednesday, 11.00-13.00 a.m., by appointment
Clinica dei Ruminanti del Suino e Management - Via dell'Università, 6 26900 LODI