Clinical training of veterinary nursing skills
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The course evaluation is open between 2024-05-26 and 2024-06-16
Additional course evaluations for DO0126
Academic year 2022/2023
2023-02-16 - 2023-06-04
Academic year 2021/2022
2022-02-18 - 2022-06-05
Syllabus and other information
DO0126 Clinical training of veterinary nursing skills, 7.5 CreditsFärdighetsträning av kliniska moment
Education cycleBachelor’s level
Advanced study in the main fieldFirst cycle, has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
Bachelor’s level (G1F)
The grade requirements within the course grading system are set out in specific criteria. These criteria must be available by the course start at the latest.
Prior knowledge15 credits veterinary nursing.
The purpose of the course is to prepare students before the practical clinical work in animal healthcare, focusing on horses, dogs and cats.
After completing the course, students shall be able to:
- apply practical skills in veterinary nursing.
By means of laboratory work and practical exercises on live animals and models, students train, for example, in the following: basic sampling methods, sample handling, common clinical pathology analysis methods, insertion of vein catheters, drugs administration and administration of infusion fluids, clinical examination, ECG, blood pressure, wound care, bandaging, instrument knowledge, suturing and basic infection prevention and control (IPC). This includes 3-5 days’ compulsory auscultation at a veterinary clinic or veterinary hospital. During the tutorials the students practice performing tasks in a correct, ergonomic and safe way.
Grading formThe grade requirements within the course grading system are set out in specific criteria. These criteria must be available by the course start at the latest.
Formats and requirements for examination
Approved examination in practical skills. Approved participation in compulsory elements.
If a student has failed an examination, the examiner has the right to issue supplementary assignments. This applies if it is possible and there are grounds to do so.
The examiner can provide an adapted assessment to students entitled to study support for students with disabilities following a decision by the university. Examiners may also issue an adapted examination or provide an alternative way for the students to take the exam.
If this syllabus is withdrawn, SLU may introduce transitional provisions for examining students admitted based on this syllabus and who have not yet passed the course.
For the assessment of an independent project (degree project), the examiner may also allow a student to add supplemental information after the deadline for submission. Read more in the Education Planning and Administration Handbook.
The right to participate in teaching and/or supervision only applies for the course instance the student was admitted to and registered on.
If there are special reasons, students are entitled to participate in components with compulsory attendance when the course is given again. Read more in the Education Planning and Administration Handbook.
Additional informationThe theoretical background to the practical elements is taught in the course Veterinary nursing in animal healthcare 1, 15 credits.
Department of Clinical Sciences