LAMS 505 Equine Internal Medicine

(3 cr.) (Didactic)

This course is designed to familiarize the 3rd year student with the etiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment of commonly-observed equine diseases.

Emphasis is placed on the clinical approach for evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of the sick equine patient (both chronic and emergent), as well as up-to-date therapeutic opportunities available to equine veterinarians as detailed in the current scientific literature. Herd health issues, the importance of client education, biosecurity and euthanasia issues are discussed.