POA: Problem Oriented Approach: 1) Data base 2) Problem list 3) Diagnostic plan; Therapeutic plan 4) Progress note.
Diagnostic approach to the most frequent pathologies of the digestive system, liver, exocrine pancreas, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, urinary system, endocrine system and skin system in horses and pets.
Choice and interpretation of correct instrumental and laboratory test during the diagnostic procedures
Vector borne diseases: leishmaniasis, ehrlichiosis filariasis in dogs; piroplasmosis in horses
Antibiotic therapy and correct use of antibiotic
Therapies of the most common pathologies affecting the gastroenteric, cardio-circulatory, respiratory, urinary, endocrine and skyn systems, liver and pancreas.
Theoretical activities are carried out in lecture rooms with Power Point Presentations or in Veterinary Teaching Hospital by clinical cases;
Students in groups manage clinical cases themselves using POA. Students obtain an accurate and relevant history of the animal, perform a complete clinical examination; suggest differential diagnosis and select appropriate diagnostic tests and imaging procedures; develop appropriate treatment plans and administer treatment in accordance with legislation and latest guidance. During practical activities students are supervised and guided by the professor.
At the end of the course the student acquires the required one day competences.
Practical activities are carried out in Veterinary Teaching Hospital or outside (farms and shelter).
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, theoretical and a few hours of practical lessons will take place remotely on the Microsoft Teams platform. For information on how to access, write to email@example.com.