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Approx. 9 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

21 minutes to complete

Course Information

21 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 2 min), 5 readings
2 videos
Welcome1m
5 readings
Course Introduction2m
Course Participation Statement5m
Course Summary and Outcomes5m
Course Team5m
Course Assessment2m
2 hours to complete

Basic Animal Care

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 46 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Dogs5m
Cats6m
Rabbits5m
Lizards2m
Snakes2m
Cows6m
Sheep4m
Horses9m
5 readings
Overview2m
Dairy Notes5m
Sheep Notes5m
Additional Resources10m
Revision quizzes15m
1 practice exercise
Assessed Quiz Basic Animal Care30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

An Introduction to Body Systems Anatomy

2 hours to complete
17 videos (Total 66 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
17 videos
The Anatomical Regions and Body Cavities1m
The Anatomical Directional Terms3m
The Body Planes1m
The Dog Skeleton6m
Live Dog Anatomy3m
An Introduction to Histology1m
Histology in Action – the Skin8m
Histology Revision Resource4m
The Anatomy of the Heart LHS2m
The Anatomy of the Heart RHS2m
The Anatomy of the Lungs2m
The Circulation and Internal Structures of the Heart5m
Gross Heart Anatomy6m
Topographical Heart Anatomy1m
Comparative Heart Anatomy9m
Examples of Heart Valve Pathology3m
4 readings
Overview2m
Additional Material15m
Additional Material15m
Revision quizzes20m
1 practice exercise
Assessed Quiz An Introduction to Body Systems Anatomy30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Veterinary Professional Skills

1 hour to complete
9 videos (Total 38 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Business structure2m
Emotional intelligence3m
Introduction to the Vet Consult2m
Consult Part 13m
Consult Part 210m
Consult Part 32m
Key Skills for a Successful Consult2m
Client Care7m
3 readings
Overview2m
Calgary-Cambridge Model2m
Additional Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Assessed Quiz Veterinary Professional Skills30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

An Introduction to Clinical Skills

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 36 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Signalment6m
Observation Skills8m
Vital Signs9m
General Examination Skills6m
2 readings
Overview2m
Additional Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Assessed Quiz An Introduction to Clinical Skills30m

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