Module title: Veterinary Pathology

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: VET07107
Module leader: Jodie Smith
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Animal and Plant Science

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

This module covers the pathological processes which take place in various disease states and relates them to nursing care. The module content includes basic microbiology, immunology, epidemiology, and an examination of the disease processes of conditions affecting the major body systems of dogs, cats and exotic species. This includes diseases affecting: gastrointestinal, respiratory, cardiovascular, endocrine, urinary, reproductive, musculoskeletal, nervous systems, and skin.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Relate disease conditions to their inciting agent
LO2: Develop an insight into the epidemiology of specific diseases affecting cats, dogs and exotic species
LO3: Describe the pathological processes involved in common diseases of cats, dogs and exotic species
LO4: Gain an appreciation of the clinical nursing requirements of disease processes

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