- During the verification of the results, the acquired knowledge, clarity of presentation, connection skills, rigor and communication skills will be evaluated. The student must have the ability to apply and integrate knowledge to solve problems related to pathologies and the ability to communicate and be able to clearly describe, to specialist and non-specialist interlocutors, the topics covered during the lessons;
At the end of the course, the student must demonstrate that:
- Having a correct approach towards domestic species, in particular equines and pets, respecting animal welfare;
- Handle and contain animal patients in a safe and pet-friendly manner and instruct others in helping the veterinarian perform these techniques;
- Be able to perform a clinical and laboratory diagnosis of the pathologies treated in the course;
- Knowing how to undertake direct and indirect prevention and prophylaxis measures to be adopted in the farms of the aforementioned species in general and in the presence of pathological phenomena in particular;
- Knowing how to collect information regarding the health and hygiene aspects of farms and the solutions to be adopted to solve any problems that may arise;
- Knowing how to evaluate the interconnection between animal and human health and the environment in the presence of zoonotic diseases and the effects on human health;
- Knowing how to collect, store and transport samples, select appropriate diagnostic tests, interpret and understand the limitations of test results;
- Clearly communicate and collaborate with referral and diagnostic services, also providing appropriate history; - Correctly apply the principles of biosecurity in equine and pet farms.
- Know the principles of the eradication plans
- Be aware of the risks in the management of infectious diseases for biosecurity and national and international trade;
- Know the structure of the National Health Service and, in particular, the skills of the Veterinarian who works within the NHS and the freelancer;
- Know the methods of intervention of the veterinarian, based on the laws in force, in the presence or suspicion of an infectious disease;
- Know the role and skills of the Veterinarian in the different areas of the ASL;
- Know the necessary measures to be taken to respect animal welfare.
The exercises on pets will take place at the ODV and the student, before the exam, must deliver to the teacher a report on a clinical case of infectious disease followed at the veterinary educational hospital. The exam will take place with an oral test (remotely using the Microsoft Teams platform if still in a COVID emergency situation).