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VET SC 7420ARW - Clinical Pathology Interpretation - Part A

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 1.5
Term: 4220
Campus: Roseworthy
Contact: Up to 5 hours per week
Restriction: Restricted to Master of Philosophy in Veterinary Pathology students only. Restricted to domestic students only who have completed a DVM (or equivalent).
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: DVM or equivalent
Assessment: Case logs, clinical performance, oral presentations

This Unit of Study focuses on the interpretation of veterinary clinical pathology data for the diagnosis of disease and wellness in domestic animal species. Emphasis will be placed on interpretation of haematological, biochemical, urinalysis and cytological test results, with additional exposure to parasitological, microbiological and molecular test results. Students will become familiar with sample requirements and basic laboratory processing techniques for all commonly reported tests and analytes. Students will gain an advanced understanding of pathological processes in the context of clinical pathology and develop the ability to integrate all the available data with results of additional testing modalities to provide high-level reporting to submitting clinicians.

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
4220 Mon 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 28/10/2022 Not Available

Class Details

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Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
26670 01RW 2 2 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.