VM - Veterinary Medicine

Courses

VM 500. Animals, Society, and the Veterinarian. 1 Credit. (1 Lab) F

Active participation in activities designed to enhance personal growth, character development and leadership skills for the professional veterinary student.

VM 501. International Veterinary Medicine. 1 Credit. (Lec 1) F

Important veterinary medicine issues and constraints facing the global community.

VM 508. Veterinary Research Orientation. 1 Credit. (1 Lec) F

Identifying and developing a focused area of scholarly activity in biomedical research.

VM 509. Veterinary Research Issues, Ethics, and Literacy. 1 Credit. (1 Lec) F

Philosophy and history of methodological, ethical and political issues relevant to biomedical research using selected monographs and essays.

VM 510. Veterinary Microscopic Anatomy. 4 Credits. (1 Lec, 3 Lab) F

PREREQUISITE: Veterinary Medicine student. Microscopic functional morphology of the cell, tissues, and selected organ systems of domestic animals.

VM 511. Veterinary Anatomy I. 5 Credits. (1 Lec, 4 Lab) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: Veterinary Medicine student. Detailed macroscopic functional morphology of the dog with comparison to other domestic animals; developmental anatomy of selected organ systems.

VM 512. Veterinary Anatomy II. 4 Credits. (1 Lec, 3 Lab) S

PREREQUISITE: VM 511. Detailed macroscopic functional morphology of domestic animals.

VM 513. Veterinary Physiology I. 4 Credits. (4 Lec)F

PREREQUISITE: Veterinary Medicine student. Cell physiology focusing on endocrine, paracrine, and neurotransmission signaling processes, transcriptional and translational control, and methodologies relevant to medicine.

VM 520. Veterinary Physiology II. 5 Credits. (4 Lec, 1 Lab) S

PREREQUISITE: VM 510, VM 513 This is the second of a two-semester veterinary physiology course.

VM 521. Introduction to Veterinary Neurology. 3 Credits. (2 Lec, 1 Lab) F

PREREQUISITE: VET MED 510. Neuroanatomical and neurophysiological bases of veterinary neurology, emphasizing central and peripheral sensory and motor systems.

VM 534. Veterinary Immunology. 3 Credits. (2 Lec, 1 Lab) S

PREREQUISITE: Veterinary Medicine student. Immunology for the professional veterinary student.

VM 545. General Pathology. 3 Credits. (2 Lec, 1 Lab) S

PREREQUISITE: Veterinary Medicine student. Structural and functional alterations in disease; elementary oncology. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

VM 562. Complementary Alternative Veterinary Medicine. 1 Credit. (1 Lec) F

Presentation and discussion of complementary and alternative veterinary medicine theories and techniques.

VM 568. Animal Handling and Animal Agriculture Orientation. 2 Credits. (1 Lec, 1 Lab) F

PREREQUISITE: Veterinary Medicine student. Introduction to clinical restraint procedures, physical exam and treatment procedures, and clinical behavior and management.

VM 580. Basic Nutrition. 1 Credit. (1 Lec) S

PREREQUISITE: Veterinary Medicine student. Introduction to the concepts of basic nutrition designed for the first year veterinary student.

VM 581. Agricultural Animal Problem Seminar. 1 Credit. (1 Lec) S

Presentation and discussion of agricultural animal veterinary cases from the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory.

VM 586. Principles of Surgery. 1 Credit. (1 Lec) F

PREREQUISITE: Veterinary Medicine student. Principles of surgery for the professional veterinary student.

VM 596. The Business of Veterinary Practice. 1 Credit. (1 Lec) S

Presentation and discussion of business strategies involved in achieving a successful veterinary career and running a veterinary practice.

VM 598. Introduction to Clinics. 1 Credit. (1 Lab) F

PREREQUISITE: Veterinary Medicine student. Introduction to the practice of clinical veterinary medicine and surgery, including records, presentation and protocol.