cod. 1001753

Academic year 2020/21
4° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Clinica chirurgica veterinaria (VET/09)
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
20 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

D1: Knowledge and understanding. the subject is aimed at teaching knowledge and understanding of the basics of surgery.
D2: applying knowledge and understanding. The student will also learn to apply the acquired knowledge and understanding in deep evaluation of surgical problems.
D3. making judgements.Students must be able to collect and interpret collected data.
D4: Communication skills. Students should be able to communicate information, ideas, solutions and problems to specialists and not.
D5:. Learning skills. Students must have developed the learning skills they need to undertake subsequent studies with high degree of autonomy.


farmacology, tossicology, chemioterapy/diagnostic imaging, veterinary radiology, surgical patology

Course unit content

Immobilization of surgical patient. Injection. Centesis. Cateterism.
Bandage. The surgical room. Principles of asepsis and antisepsis and
antibiotic role. Surgical planning. Surgical theatre. Preparation of the
surgeon. Dieresis and synthesis of soft tissues. Suture materials, knots
and sutures. Osteosynthesis: internal fixation (nail, screws, plates,
cerclage), external fixation. Wound treatment. Drains. Reconstructive

Full programme

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Fossum Theresa Welch: Chirurgia dei Piccoli Animali. Masson Editore

Teaching methods

Practical activities designed to develop the knowledge gained during
the theory lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

Examination of the expected learning outcomes described by D1 and D2 and D3 indicators is done by oral or written examination, fundamentally articulated in the discussion of two topics: a theoretical character to verify knowledge, Understanding, ability to judge and communicate the candidate's ability; The second topic is of a practical nature as it seeks to evaluate the student's application skills in studying solving a clinical case.
Some of the expected learning outcomes described by indicators D2, D3 and D4, as well as those described by D5, are not subject to evaluation, but all the exercises carried out are articulated so that students can be divided into small groups of two students, faced with practical problems, about which they need to conduct an analysis and evaluation, and solve a problem with the teacher's contribution, discussing the contents.Multiple choice question at the end of the course and oral examination.

Other information

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