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Rehabilitation in veterinary nursing

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DO0122 Rehabilitation in veterinary nursing, 7.5 Credits

Rehabilitering inom djuromvårdnad

Syllabus approved



Veterinary Nursing

Education cycle

Bachelor’s level


Title Credits Code
Mandatory elements 4.50 1002
Written examination 3.00 1003

Advanced study in the main field

First cycle, at least 60 credits from first-cycle courses as entry requirements(G2F)

Grading scale

Pass / Failed The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.



Prior knowledge






Formats and requirements for examination

  • If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
  • If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
  • If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
  • For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Other information

  • The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
  • If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Responsible department

Department of Clinical Sciences

Further information

Determined by: Programnämnden för utbildning inom veterinärmedicin och husdjur (PN - VH)
Replaces: DO0104
1) BSAVA Manual of canine and feline rehabilitation, supportive and palliative care
Author: Samantha Lindley & Penny Watson
Comments: Kurslitteratur
2) Artiklar och annat material inom området som delas ut under kursen.
Comments: Kurslitteratur
3) Animal Physiotherapy
Author: McGowan, Goff & Stubbs
Comments: Rekommenderad litteratur
4) Canine rehabilitation and physical therapy
Author: Millis & Levine
Comments: Rekommenderad litteratur. OBS finns både som e-bok och faktiskt bok på SLU biblioteket.
5) Essential Facts of Physiotherapy in dogs and cats Rehabilitation and Pain Management
Author: Bockstahler, Levine & Millis
Comments: Rekommenderad litteratur
6) Equine Sports Medicine & Surgery
Author: Hinchcliff, Kaneps & Geor
Comments: Rekommenderad litteratur. OBS senaste upplagan endast som e-bok på SLU biblioteket.
7) Handbook of Veterinary Nursing
Author: Orpet & Welsh
Comments: Rekommenderad litteratur.
8) Seminarieboken –att skriva, presentera och opponera
Author: Björklund & Paulsson
Comments: Rekommenderad litteratur

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: Yes The course is offered as a programme course: Veterinary Nursing programme Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 19982 SEK Cycle: Bachelor’s level
Subject: Veterinary Nursing
Course code: DO0122 Application code: SLU-30094 Location: Uppsala Distance course: No Language: Swedish Responsible department: Department of Clinical Sciences Pace: 50%