Veterinary Science

Veterinary Science

Recent Submissions

  • International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    The proceedings includes the following aspects of the InVeSt 2017 Conference: Welcome and general information, a short biography of the keynote speakers, details about the workshops and the scientific program. Abstracts ...
  • Whitehead, Ashley; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); University of Calgary. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    Emergency and disaster management simulation is a frequently used teaching tool in human medical, volunteer and emergency responder training and is becoming more common in veterinary medicine. At the University of Calgary, ...
  • Wager, Catherine J.; Brearley, Jackie C.; Allen, L. Clare V.; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); University of Cambridge. Dept. of Veterinary Medicine (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    As part of a project to explore outcomes when students have access to a blended learning approach to clinical skills provision, the Pauline Brown Clinical Skills Centre at the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University ...
  • Trace, C.; Gomez Alvarez, C.B.; Humphries, A.; Starke, S.; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); University of Surrey. School of Veterinary Medicine (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    Lameness is commonly encountered in veterinary practice, however precise visual lameness detection requires experience. This skill is challenging to teach: exposure of students to many patients is needed to learn the ...
  • Williamson, J.; Brisson, B.; Skowron, C.; Farrell, R.; Anderson, S.; Spangler, D.; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); Lincoln Memorial University. College of Veterinary Medicine; Ontario Veterinary College; Ross University. School of Veterinary Medicine (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    Veterinary surgical simulation can be used to increase student competency prior to live animal surgery. Abdominal surgeries are common, so the ability to perform a three-layer abdominal incision closure is critical. This ...
  • Michel, Anita Luise; Annandale, Annett; Kok, Liezl; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    Bovine tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium bovis, is a chronic debilitating disease of mostly domestic cattle with infections reported in a wide range of domestic and wild animal species and also in humans. Due to its ...
  • Shettko, D.; Hendrickson, D.; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); Colorado State University. College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    Simulation provides the opportunity for the acquisition and continued practice of surgical skills. Veterinary students need to build a foundation of basic surgical skills before carrying out procedures on live animals. The ...
  • Shettko, D.; Ramer, J.; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); Colorado State University. College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    In many developing countries the opportunity for learning or practicing surgical skills is limited. Simulation provides the opportunity for both veterinary students and veterinarians to learn and practice the required ...
  • Reichel, Michael P.; Shaw, Jeffrey; Kenderdine, Sarah; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); City University of Hong Kong. School of Veterinary Medicine; Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    City University of Hong Kong has established a veterinary school that strives to be a regional leader in quality veterinary education. Internationally accreditation requires the school to address all the major livestock ...
  • Mostert, El-Marie; Holm, D.E. (Dietmar Erik); International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); University of Pretoria. Dept. for Education Innovation; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    Objective computer-based assessment was used for the final comprehensive theoretical day one competency examination of veterinary students at the University of Pretoria. This examination consisted of different question ...
  • Holm, D.E. (Dietmar Erik); Mostert, El-Marie; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; University of Pretoria. Dept. for Education Innovation (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) were used to assess practical skills as part of the final examination of veterinary students at the University of Pretoria. A list of 40 practical skills to be assessed ...
  • Jonker, F.H.; Bethlehem, R.; Vos, P.L.A.M.; De Gier, J.; Claes, A.N.J.; Jansen, A.E.; Van Haeften, T.; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); Utrecht University. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    Veterinary students often struggle to understand reproductive physiology, due to the large variation between species regarding regulation of estrous cycles. An interactive on-line module on the comparative biology of the ...
  • Knecht, Christian; Huber, Anna Maria; Dilly, Marc; Henning-Pauka, Isabell; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna; University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    Because of the stress response of pigs during restraint, time spend on blood sampling should be as short as possible. A realistic swine model which allowed students to practice methods such as blood sampling during the ...
  • Des Roches, Marine Vermot; Chateau, Henry; Moissonnier, Pierre; Poma, Gabriel; Gogny, Anne; Gogny, Marc; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); Université Paris-Est. Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d'Alfort (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    Learning of specific technical procedures can be particularly challenging for veterinary students. Self-evaluation can be a very effective method to monitor progress and to improve learning and self-confidence in the context ...
  • Hendrickson, Dean A.; Varoom, Angela; West, Andrew; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); Colorado State University. College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    A survey was sent to large animal track students of Colorado State University (CSU) that have graduated in the last five years. Questions centered on the American Association of Equine Practitioners Competencies, listed ...
  • Tordiffe, Adrian S.W.; Wachter, Bettina; Heinrich, Sonja K.; Reyers, Fred; Mienie, Lodewyk J. (Public Library of Science, 2016-12-19)
    Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) are highly specialised large felids, currently listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red data list. In captivity, they are known to suffer from a range of chronic non-infectious diseases. Although ...
  • Malinowski, Robert; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); Michigan State University. College of Veterinary Medicine (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    Advanced visual simulation technologies have gone mainstream and are now available to consumers and educators alike. Rather than being physical simulators, these systems generate visualizations of three-dimensional objects ...
  • Meier, Jack; Owen, Laura; Wager, Catherine J.; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); University of Cambridge. Dept. of Veterinary Medicine (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    Teaching and learning of small animal wound management at the University of Cambridge is currently via the traditional lecture system. Recent graduates and current clinical students were surveyed in order to evaluate the ...
  • Gaida, S.; Tipold, A.; Dilly, M.; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    Communication skills are very important in companion animal and food animal practice. In Germany nearly 68 % of the graduates are working as a veterinarian in private practice. More than 31 % of German vets are working ...
  • Fletcher, Daniel J.; Kelleher, Terry; Weiner, David; International Veterinary Simulation in Teaching Conference (5th : 2017 : Pretoria, South Africa); Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017)
    “Immersive” technology conveys the sense that participants are being immersed in a task or setting as they would if it were the real world. The benefits of immersive simulation are well documented in human medicine, and ...

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