LAMS 544 Livestock Medicine I

This course is part 1 of the 2 part Livestock Medicine course series. The principles of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diabetes of bovine, ovine, caprine, swine and camelids are taught utilizing a lecture format with integrated case discussions to illustrate the context and application of material presented and to promote development of problem-solving skills. Individual and herd medicine and the role of the veterinarian in promotion of a health food supply are addressed. Mastery of material presented in this course will prepare the student for 4th year clinical rotations, the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination, and veterinary practice after graduation. This course will continue to build on the livestock topics presented in earlier courses.