The Washington State University Catalog

Courses with the V M Prefix

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Courses

Veterinary Medicine (VET_MED / V M)

350 Skeletal Preparation 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 3 hours. Course Prerequisite: Second year Veterinary Medicine students. Technique of skeletal preparation is mastered by undertaking and completing project. Skeleton becomes property of student. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

394 (Effective through Summer 2015) Veterinary Medicine as a Career 2 Course Prerequisite: MBIOS 303 or concurrent enrollment; junior standing; cumulative gpa of 3.00 or higher. Current issues in veterinary medicine; ethical, financial and personal aspects of the veterinary practice. Typically offered Spring. S, F grading.

499 Special problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Special problems V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary medicine student. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

500 Animals, Society, and the Veterinarian 1 Active participation in activities designed to enhance personal growth, character development and leadership skills. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

501 International Veterinary Medicine 1 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Important issues and constraints facing the global community. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

502 Communication Skills V 1-3 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Exercises designed to enhance communication and relational skills. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

504 Global Studies V 1 (0-3) to 6 (0-18) Course Prerequisite: VET MED 501. Preceptorship in the US or overseas, under direct supervision of veterinarian, agriculture or public health professional; related to international veterinary medicine. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

505 Reverence for Life 1 (0-2) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Connections between humans and animals; discussions related to use of animals in Western societies; social issues related to veterinary medicine. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

508 Research Orientation and Resource 1 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Resources and important issues for identifying and developing a focused area of scholarly activity in biomedical research. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

509 Research Issues, Ethics, and Literacy 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 3 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Philosophy and history of methodological, ethical and political issues relevant to biomedical research using selected monographs and essays. May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 3 hours. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

510 Veterinary Microscopic Anatomy 4 (3-3) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Microscopic functional morphology of the cell, tissues, and selected organ systems of domestic animals. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

511 Veterinary Anatomy I 5 (0-15) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Detailed macroscopic functional morphology of the dog with comparison to other domestic animals; developmental anatomy of selected organ systems. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

512 Veterinary Anatomy II 4 (1-9) Course Prerequisite: VET MED 511. Detailed macroscopic functional morphology of domestic animals. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

513 Veterinary Cell Physiology 4 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Cell physiology focusing on endocrine, paracrine, and neurotransmission signaling processes, transcriptional and translational control, and methodologies relevant to medicine. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

517 Small Animal Applied Anatomy and Surgical Techniques 2 (1-3) Course Prerequisite: VET MED 512. Applied anatomy of small animals including surgical anatomy. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

518 Large Animal Applied Anatomy and Surgical Techniques 2 (1-3) Course Prerequisite: VET MED 512. Applied anatomy of large animals including surgical anatomy. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

520 Veterinary Physiology 5 (4-3) Course Prerequisite: VET MED 510. Physiology of domestic animals. Typically offered Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students. S, M, F grading.

521 Introduction to Veterinary Neurology 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: VET MED 510. Neuroanatomical and neurophysiological bases of veterinary neurology, emphasizing central and peripheral sensory and motor systems. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

521 (Effective through Summer 2015) Introduction to Veterinary Neurology 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: VET MED 510. Neuroanatomical and neurophysiological bases of veterinary neurology, emphasizing central and peripheral sensory and motor systems. (Crosslisted course offered as VET MED 521, NEUROSCI 521). Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

522 Fundamentals of Pharmacology 3 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Fundamentals of pharmacology, including pharmacokinetics (absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion), receptor theory and general mechanisms of drug action. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

523 Veterinary Toxicology 3 Course Prerequisite: VET MED 522. Pharmacology and toxicology of the systems of domestic animals. Continuation of VET MED 522P. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

524 Clinical Veterinary Pharmacology 3 Course Prerequisite: VET MED 523. Clinical pharmacology of domestic animal species. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

525 Animal Behavior for the Practicing Veterinarian 1 (0-3) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Study of the treatment of behavioral problems and training of domestic animals. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

526 Domestic and Exotic Animal Behavior 2 (1-3) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Focus on the medical relevance of behaviors that can cause diseases, and diseases that can lead to behavior problems in domestic and exotic animals. (Crosslisted course offered as VET MED 526, NEUROSCI 526). Typically offered Fall and Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students. S, M, F grading.

534 Veterinary Immunology 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Immunology for the professional veterinary student. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

535 Veterinary Virology 3 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Virology for the professional veterinary student. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

536 Veterinary Bacteriology 4 (3-3) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Bacteria that produce disease in animals. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

537 Veterinary Parasitology 4 (3-3) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Arthropods, protozoa, and helminths of veterinary importance; their host-parasite relationship and control. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

542 Diseases of Wildlife 2 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Management principles, epidemiology, pathology, treatment, and control of diseases in wild birds, fish, and mammals. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

543 Veterinary Medicine and Human Health 2 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Preparation for veterinary students in public health and food hygiene. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

545 General Pathology 3 (2-3) Structural and functional alterations in disease; elementary oncology. Typically offered Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students. S, M, F grading.

546 Systemic Pathology 6 (5-3) Course Prerequisite: VET MED 545. Principles of system and organ response to injury, and the effects of injury/disease on the animal host. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

551 Small Animal Medicine I 5 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Diagnosis and treatment of small animal diseases. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

552 Small Animal Medicine II 3 Course Prerequisite: VET MED 551. Diagnosis and treatment of small animal diseases. Continuation of VET MED 551P. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

553 Small Animal Surgery 3 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Principles of surgical techniques and small animal surgery. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

554 Small Animal Surgery Lab 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in VET MED 553. Surgical exercises using small animals. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

555 Small Animal Clinical Problem Solving 2 Case-based investigation of small animal clinical presentations, diagnosis, and treatment plans. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

556 Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery Elective 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: VET MED 553. Instruction of advanced surgical techniques, primarily involving canine and feline soft tissue. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

557 Small Animal Surgery Elective II 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: VET MED 553. Small animal orthopedic surgical exercises. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

558 Diseases and Management of Pet and Wild Birds 2 (1-3) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Management and handling, diagnosis and treatment of various disease conditions of pet and wild birds. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

559 Special Animal Medicine V 1-3 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Handling, restraint, care, normative features, procedures and diseases of unusual animals as pets or those used in food production or research. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

561 Clinical Specialties V 1-4 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. This course includes clinical disciplines that are not considered core internal medicine, such as ophthalmology and dermatology. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

562 Complementary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine 1 Presentation of complementary and alternative veterinary medicine theories and techniques. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

566 Population Theriogenology - Food Animal 3 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Population theriogenology in food animal or mixed animal practice. S, M, F grading.

567 Applied Comparative Reproductive Physiology 1 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Applied comparative reproduction physiology of domestic animals. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

568 Animal Handling and Orientation 2 (1-3) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Introduction to clinical restraint procedures, physical exam and treatment procedures, and clinical behavior and management. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

569 Agricultural Animal Medicine I 4 (3-3) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Infectious and non-infectious conditions of agricultural animals. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

570 Agricultural Animal Medicine II 3 Course Prerequisite: VET MED 569. Infectious and non-infectious conditions of agricultural animals; introduction to performance medicine. Continuation of VET MED 569P. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

571 Theriogenology 3 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Diagnosis, symptomatology, and treatment of reproductive disorders. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

572 Large Animal Surgery 2 Course Prerequisite: VET MED 553; veterinary medicine student. Large animal surgical techniques. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

573 Surgery Laboratory III 1 Course Prerequisite: VET MED 512; concurrent enrollment in VET MED 572. Surgical exercises using large animals. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

574 Equine Lameness 2 Principles of diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders of the horse. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

575 Clinical Techniques in Theriogenology 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in VET MED 571. Canine, bovine, equine, bull breeding, stallion breeding, and obstetrics. S, M, F grading.

576 Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals 1 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. To increase understanding of emerging and exotic diseases of animals among veterinary students. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

577 Herd Production Medicine 2 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Fundamentals of developing and providing business-to-business (B2B) professional services to commercial scale livestock operations. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

578 Veterinary Equine Medicine 3 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Discussion of clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment of common medical diseases of horses. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

579 Advanced Equine Medicine 2 Course Prerequisite: VET MED 578. Advanced topics in pathophysiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of common medical problems of the horse. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

580 Basic Nutrition 1 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Introduction to the concepts of basic nutrition designed for the first year veterinary student. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

581 Agricultural Animal Problems Seminar 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Investigation of current herd problems and evaluation of emerging animal agricultural issues. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

582 Agricultural Animal On-Farm Clinical Experience 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 3 hours. On-farm investigation of individual and herd problems and on-farm provision of professional service. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

585 Epidemiology 2 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Minimally quantitative survey in which health is framed as a population phenomena. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

586 Principles of Surgery 1 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Principles of surgery for the professional veterinary student. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

587 Clinical Anesthesiology 2 (1-3) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Clinical anesthesiology for the professional veterinary student. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

588 Radiology 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Introduction to radiography and diagnostic radiology. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

589 Clinical Pathology 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Laboratory diagnostic procedures and interpretation. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

590 Veterinary Clinical Nutrition V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 3 hours. Large and small animal clinical nutrition; nutrient composition; nutritional diseases and practical feeding methods. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

591 Practice Management 2 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. A correlation of the veterinary medical and business aspects of practice management. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

592 Small Animal Transfusion Therapy 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: VET MED 589. Blood collection, storage, pretransfusion testing, component therapy and transfusion reactions. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

593 Pain and Analgesics 2 Course Prerequisite: VET MED 587. Supplemental core course for DVM students; anatomy and physiology of pain; recognition and treatment of pain in veterinary patients. Typically offered Fall. S, M, F grading.

595 Internship in Veterinary Medicine V 1-3 Work experience related to academic learning; under supervision of veterinary professionals and/or faculty. Typically offered Spring. S, M, F grading.

596 Special Topics V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 15 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Professional leadership skill development for veterinarians. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

597 Special Topics V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 15 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Special topics in veterinary medicine. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

598 Introduction to Clinics 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Introduction to the practice of clinical veterinary medicine and surgery within the Veterinary Teaching Hospital including records, presentation and protocol. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

599 Special Problems V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

600 Scientific Writing and Presentation 1 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

603 Clinical Elective at Oregon State University V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Clinical medicine training in diseases of food animals and horses; clinic rounds and diagnostic procedures. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

605 Small Animal Community Practice Medicine V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Required clinical experience with the small animal community practice service in the small animal clinic of the Veterinary Medicine Hospital. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

606 Small Animal Referral Medicine V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Required clinical experience with the small animal referral medicine service in the small animal clinic of the Veterinary Medicine Hospital. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

607 Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Required clinical experience with the soft tissue surgery service in the small animal clinic of the Veterinary Medicine Hospital. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, M, F grading.

608 Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery V 1 (0-3) to 14 (0-42) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Required clinical experience with the small animal orthopedic surgery service in the small animal clinic of the Veterinary Medicine Hospital. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, M, F grading.

609 Small Animal Clinical Neurology V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Required clinical experience with the small animal neurology service in the small animal clinic of the Veterinary Medicine Hospital. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, M, F grading.

611 Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery Elective V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Elective clinical experience with the Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery Service in the Small Animal Clinic, Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

612 Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery Elective V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Elective clinical experience with the Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery Service in the Small Animal Clinic of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

613 Small Animal Referral Medicine Elective V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Elective clinical experience with the Small Animal Medicine Referral Practice Service in the Small Animal Clinic of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

614 Small Animal Community Practice Elective V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Elective clinical experience with the Small Animal Medicine Local Practice Service in the Small Animal Clinic, Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

615 Small Animal Medicine - Special Topics V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Elective clinical experience in a specialty practice area of small animal clinical medicine or surgery. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

616 Exotic Animal Medicine V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Elective clinical experience with the Small Animal Medicine Exotic Practice Service in the Small Animal Clinic, Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

617 Small Animal Clinical Neurology Elective V 1-3 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Rotation will emphasize neuroanatomical localization, differential diagnosis, diagnostic testing, and treatments. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

620 Clinical Oncology V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Diagnosing, staging and treating the veterinary cancer patient. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

621 Clinical Cardiology V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Basics in physical assessment, diagnosis and treatment of common cardiac disorders. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

628 Equine Surgery Clinical Rotation V 2-6 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Required rotation through the Equine Surgery Services of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

629 Equine Medicine Clinical Rotation V 2-6 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Required rotation through the Equine Medicine Services of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

630 Agricultural Animal Clinical Rotation V 2-6 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Elective rotation for Agricultural Animal Medical, Surgical, and Ambulatory Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

631 Population Medicine V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Required rotation for agricultural animal species emphasis through the population medicine laboratory of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

632 Large Animal Theriogenology - Special Topics V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Elective clinical theriogenology subjects in large animals. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

633 Agricultural Animal Special Topics V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Elective clinical subjects in food animal diseases and herd health/preventive medicine. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

635 Preventive Medicine at Canine Center V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Preventive medicine and management practices related to control of animal diseases at Canine Center, UI, Caldwell Idaho. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

636 Equine Medicine Elective V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Elective clinical experience with the Equine Medicine Service in the Large Animal Clinic of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

637 Equine Surgery Elective V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Elective clinical experience with the Equine Surgery Service in the Large Animal Clinic, Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

638 Equine Track V 1-4 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Clinical experience with the Equine Surgery Service of the Large Animal Clinic, Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

650 Anesthesia Case Management V 1-4 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Required rotation through the Clinical Anesthesia Service of the Small Animal Clinic and Large Animal Clinic of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

651 Pharmacy and Therapeutics 1 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. One-week overview of Washington and federal drug laws, inventory control, formulary management, therapeutics for a successful practice. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

652 Technical and Diagnostic Radiology V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Laboratory exercises and instructional sessions to increase proficiency in clinical diagnostic radiology. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

653 Imaging Services Elective V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Elective clinical and laboratory experience with the Radiology Section in the Small Animal Clinic, Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

656 Diagnostics V 1-4 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Advanced study in diagnostic pathology, toxicology, and microbiology. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

657 Clinical Pathology V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Clinical laboratory diagnosis and interpretation. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

673 Small Animal Critical Care V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Elective clinical experience, didactic topic discussions, and instructional sessions in small animal critical care. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

674 Small Animal Intensive Care V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Required rotation for all students through the small animal intensive care unit. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

675 Emergency and Critical Care V 1-4 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Required rotation for all students through the large animal emergency and critical care unit. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

676 Veterinary Research Practicum V 1-8 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 14 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Individualized research project. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

690 Externship V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Theory of practice of veterinary medicine in a non-university situation. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

691 Guided Preceptorship V 1-4 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Guided preceptorship in an accepted extramural clinical or laboratory setting. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

692 Government, Corporate, and Zoological Practice Elective V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 10 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Elective experience in government, corporate, and zoological veterinary medicine arranged through nationwide matching program. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

693 Laboratory Animal Medicine V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Elective clinical and laboratory experience with major research facilities such as the Department of Comparative Medicine, University of Washington. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

694 Avian Medicine V 1-4 Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Laboratory diagnosis and pathology of avian (pet bird and commercial fowl) diseases. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

698 Special Topics V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 15 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Special clinical topics or opportunities in veterinary medicine. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

699 Advanced Clinical Special Topics V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: Veterinary Medicine student. Advanced clinical subjects developed as courses for fourth year veterinary students. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, M, F grading.

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