Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Summer Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 10 lecture hours, up to 300 practical/tutorial hours and extramural work. |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment 410 hours (minimum).
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Prospective students are advised to familiarise themselves with the Faculty's Academic Requirements Statement.|
CoordinatorProf Ted Whittem
Lectures will consider law and ethics (legal responsibilities); accreditation; industrial relations; insurance and professional indemnity; communication with clients and colleagues; referrals and use of specialists; business systems and practice management; management of personnel; quality assurance; and HACCP
Students undertake clinical rotations and extramural work. Clinical rotations are as described in VETS40006 Professional Practice 1.
Extramural work between teaching periods and between clinical years consists of four weeks during the holiday periods of third and final year in the Veterinary Hospital, including an out-of-hours component and additional attendance as directed by clinicians; twelve weeks of approved extramural work with an academic associate of the faculty, or other approved experience during the third and final years; and one week of dairy practice at one of the faculty-approved rural locations.
Clinical rotations (60%), multiple-choice questions (30%) and one 15-minute oral examinations (10%).
The marks for clinical rotations will be weighted equally between the rotations, with the assignments weighted as a single rotation. Students are required to pass all components of assessment, including all clinical rotations.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students completing this subject should have acquired the following:
|Notes:||Special requirements: suitable protective clothing is required for all practical work in the clinics and laboratories. A scrub suit is required for surgical clinics, a clean white coat for medical clinics, and grey or khaki coveralls and rubber over-boots for all large animal clinics. Students must provide themselves with a stethoscope, thermometer, pen light and dog lead.|
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