During the verification of results, the student must demonstrate:
1) KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING: 1) to know the fundamentals of the use of the main classes of clinically useful veterinary drugs, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, therapeutic uses, side and toxic effects; 2) to know the fundamentals of toxicology, toxicokinetics, toxicodynamics of the main xenobiotics responsible for poisoning in animals.
2) ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING: 1) to apply acquired knowledge for the correct choice and use of drugs in clinical practice, eg. choice of administration route, emergency therapy, maintenance therapy, species-specific differences, veterinary drug legislation 2) to apply the acquired knowledge to recognize and treat acute and chronic intoxication in animals.
3) CRITICAL AND JUDGMENT SKILLS: to have a good reasoning and evaluation ability, even in a transversal way, and to connect the various topics covered, also within the three Modules of the Integrated Course.
4) COMMUNICATION SKILLS: to have good presentation skills and to be able to use the appropriate terminology and adequate scientific language, which constitute a good index of knowledge of the topics covered. Both lectures and practical training sessions are useful to stimulate the ability to study and analyse in this way.
5) LEARNING SKILLS: to have a good ability to use and apply acquired knowledge throughout the general process of medical and professional education. Both lectures and practical training sessions are useful to stimulate the ability to study and analyse in this way.
The Integrated Course contributes to develop some skills that the student can use in his profession from the first day of work:
1.10 Use professional skills to contribute to the advancement of veterinary knowledge and the One Health concept to improve animal health and welfare, quality of animal care and veterinary public health.
1.26 Prescribe and dispense medicinal products correctly and responsibly in accordance with the latest legislation and guidelines.
1.27 Report suspected adverse reactions through the appropriate channel.
1.28 Apply the principles of biosecurity correctly.
2.2 Research methods, contribution of basic and applied research to veterinary science and implementation of the 3Rs (Replacement, Reduction, Refinement).
2.8 Medicines legislation and guidelines on responsible use of medicines, including responsible use of antimicrobials and pesticides.
Method of examination:
The exam consists of an oral test aimed at verifying the knowledge required in the objectives of the Integrated Course and of the Modules that constitute it. During the exam, questions on Pharmacology, Chemotherapy and Toxicology are administered; the student must use appropriate scientific terminology and language; he must demonstrate to know and explain the asked topics in an adequate manner, also with cross references between the modules and with other related discipline. To pass the exam it is necessary to have passed all the three Modules.
In the health emergency phase of COVID-19, the exam will take place synchronously using the Microsoft Teams platform.