DVM Program

V Pth 7342 -- Anatomic Pathology I (Dual-listed with 5420.)
Basic pathology with emphasis on disease in animals and introduction to diseases by system.
(2-2) Cr. 3. Spring.
Instructor: Bell
Prerequisites: First-year classification in veterinary medicine. 

V Pth 7353 -- Introductory Parasitology (Cross-listed with BIOL, MICRO.)
Biology and host-parasite relationships of major groups of animal parasites, and techniques of diagnosing and studying parasites.
(3-0) Cr. 3. Spring.
Instructor: Jones and Brewer
Prerequisites: BIOL 212.

V Pth 7372 -- Anatomic Pathology II (Dual-listed with 5720.)
Response to injury by each body system.
(3-3) Cr. 4. Fall.
Instructor: Fales-Williams
Prerequisites: V Pth 342.      

V Pth 7376 -- Veterinary Parasitology (Dual-listed with 5760.)
Parasitic diseases of domestic animals and their control.
(3-3) Cr. 4. Fall.
Instructor: Brewer / Jones
Prerequisites: Second-year classification in veterinary medicine.      

V Pth 7377 -- Case Study III
Clinical applications of the basic sciences taught concurrently in the fall semester of the second year curriculum in veterinary medicine.
(0-4) Cr. 2. Fall.
Instructor: Yaeger / Harm
Prerequisites: Second-year classification in veterinary medicine.      

V Pth 7401 -- Basics of Medical Terminology
Discussion of prefixes, suffixes, and roots (mostly from Latin and Greek) that comprise medical terms.
(1-0) Cr. 1. Fall.
Instructor:  not currently offered

V Pth 7402 -- Introduction to Pathology (Cross-listed with BIOL.)
Introductory exploration of pathology as a medical discipline. This includes study of disease mechanisms via an introduction to general pathology topics (cell degeneration, necrosis, disturbances of growth, disturbances of blood flow, inflammation, neoplasia) and organ system-specific response to injury.
(3-0) Cr. 3. Fall and Spring
Instructor: Fales-Williams
Prerequisites: BIOL 211 and BIOL 212 with labs.

V Pth 7403X -- Introduction to Pathology II
Continuation of pathology topics begun in V Pth 402.  This consists of how specific organ systems respond to injury using principles and information covered in V Pth 402.  Also included will be study of a set of prototypical diseases that affect humans and animals.
(3-0) Cr. 3. Spring
Instructor: Harm
Prerequisites: V Pth/BIOL 402

V Pth 7409 -- Introduction to Veterinary Cytology and Laboratory Techniques
Description, interpretation, and techniques for cellular preparations from tissues and body fluids.
(0-2) Cr. 1. Spring.
Instructor: Nenninger
Prerequisites: Third-year classification in veterinary medicine.

V Pth 7425 -- Clinical Pathology
Principles of clinical hematology, clinical chemistry, and urinalysis in domestic animals.
(2-4) Cr. 4. Spring.
Instructor: Lawson
Prerequisites: V Pth 372.   

V Pth 7456 -- Necropsy Laboratory Practicum
Practicum in postmortem examination and diagnosis.
Cr. 1. Repeatable.
Instructor: Fasina
Prerequisites: Fourth-year classification in veterinary medicine.
Materials and Professional Support Fee $200.00  

V Pth 7457 -- Clinical Pathology Laboratory Practicum
Methodology in clinical chemistry, hematology and cytology; practice in interpretation of laboratory data.
Cr. 1. Repeatable.
Instructor: Morton
Prerequisites: Fourth-year classification in veterinary medicine.

V Pth 7476X -- Clinical Veterinary Parasitology
Two week clinical rotation in clinical veterinary parasitology. Students will investigate parasitic disease with supervision of the instructors. The diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of the major parasites affecting animals.
Cr. 1-2. Summer
Instructor: Brewer
Prerequisites: V Pth 376, 4th year classification in Vet Med

V Pth 7490 -- Independent Study
Cr. arr. Repeatable.
Instructor: Staff
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and department chair.

V Pth 7492 -- Orientation for International Experience
Predeparture orientation for group study abroad. Cultural considerations for the study abroad experience and a conversational language introduction. Out of class work will be assigned.
(2-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. (8 weeks) Spring.
Prerequisites: Classification in Veterinary Medicine

V Pth 7495 -- Clinical Competency Skills Checklist/Remediation
In order to graduate, all 4th year veterinary students are required to complete a checklist of clinical procedures and complete any assigned remediation (based on evaluation in core clinical rotations). These requirements are tied to the college's AVMA COE accreditation, and this course is used to document completion of those requirements. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.
Cr. R. Spring.
Instructor: Danielson
Prerequisites: 4th year classification in Veterinary Medicine

V Pth 7496 -- International Preceptorship
International Preceptorships and Study Abroad Group programs. This course will provide opportunities for students to be involved in applied clinical, production, and/or research experience in international locations. The course consists of 40 hour per week experiential learning opportunities.
(0-40) Cr. 1-12. Repeatable. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisites: 2nd year classification in Veterinary Medicine