Clinical Studies (CLIN)

CLIN*6010  Clinical Medicine F  Fall Only  [0.50]  

These are in-service clinical training courses based on case material presented to the student in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Under supervision, the student is expected to take primary responsibility for case management including decisions related to diagnosis, therapy and client/referring veterinarian communications. Case material studied in each course reflects a different clinical subspecialty commonly occurring in the Fall (F), Winter (W), and Summer (S) semesters respectively.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6030  Clinical Medicine W  Winter Only  [0.50]  

These are in-service clinical training courses based on case material presented to the student in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Under supervision, the student is expected to take primary responsibility for case management including decisions related to diagnosis, therapy and client/referring veterinarian communications. Case material studied in each course reflects a different clinical subspecialty commonly occurring in the Fall (F), Winter (W), and Summer (S) semesters respectively.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6031  Clinical Medicine S  Summer Only  [0.50]  

These are in-service clinical training courses based on case material presented to the student in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Under supervision, the student is expected to take primary responsibility for case management including decisions related to diagnosis, therapy and client/referring veterinarian communications. Case material studied in each course reflects a different clinical subspecialty commonly occurring in the Fall (F), Winter (W), and Summer (S) semesters respectively.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6170  Clinical Surgery F  Fall Only  [0.50]  

These are in-service clinical training courses based on case material presented to the student in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Under supervision, the student is expected to take primary responsibility for case management including decisions related to diagnosis, therapy and client/referring veterinarian communications. Case material studied in each course reflects a different clinical subspecialty occurring in Fall (F), Winter (W), and Summer (S) semesters respectively. The student is required to prepare a paper for publication in a recognized peer review journal based on clinical case material presented to the teaching hospital. As an alternative, the paper can be an in-depth review article on a clinically relevant topic.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6180  Clinical Surgery W  Winter Only  [0.50]  

These are in-service clinical training courses based on case material presented to the student in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Under supervision, the student is expected to take primary responsibility for case management including decisions related to diagnosis, therapy and client/referring veterinarian communications. Case material studied in each course reflects a different clinical subspecialty occurring in Fall (F), Winter (W), and Summer (S) semesters respectively. The student is required to prepare a paper for publication in a recognized peer review journal based on clinical case material presented to the teaching hospital. As an alternative, the paper can be an in-depth review article on a clinically relevant topic.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6181  Clinical Surgery S  Summer Only  [0.50]  

These are in-service clinical training courses based on case material presented to the student in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Under supervision, the student is expected to take primary responsibility for case management including decisions related to diagnosis, therapy and client/referring veterinarian communications. Case material studied in each course reflects a different clinical subspecialty occurring in Fall (F), Winter (W), and Summer (S) semesters respectively. The student is required to prepare a paper for publication in a recognized peer review journal based on clinical case material presented to the teaching hospital. As an alternative, the paper can be an in-depth review article on a clinically relevant topic.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6190  Neurology  Fall Only  [0.50]  

Basic principles of lesion localization in the domestic species with discussions of diagnostic problems in veterinary neurology. Offered alternate years.

Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6200  Concepts and Application of Infection Control  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course will involve principles of infection control in veterinary hospitals, drawing heavily from information from human medicine and evaluating human information in a veterinary context.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6270  Applied Surgical Principles  Unspecified  [0.25]  

General surgical principles associated with surgical and related treatment of various body systems. This is an applied course with laboratory and written components. Prerequisite: must have prior surgical training.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6310  Advanced Equine Veterinary Orthopaedics Orthopaedics  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course will provide the student with an in-depth understanding of orthopaedic practice and will facilitate revision of materials to prepare board certification.

Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6330  Advanced Principles of Diagnostic Imaging  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course is intended for students pursuing a career in veterinary radiology. Using a lecture-discussion format, the science of x-ray production and the fundamentals of other diagnostic imaging modalities will be presented. The specific applications of these techniques to research and clinical situations will be investigated.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6350  Advanced Radiology I  Summer, Fall, and Winter  [0.50]  

Radiographic changes seen in diseases of the thorax and abdomen are demonstrated by using radiographs. Contrast and special studies are included where applicable.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6370  Advanced Radiology II  Fall Only  [0.50]  

A continuation of CLIN*6350, covering radiographic abnormalities of the neurological and skeletal systems.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6380  Electrocardiography in Domestic Animals  Summer, Fall, and Winter  [0.50]  

This course will deal with the study of the electrocardiography of the cat, dog, cow and horse. Students will review the mechanisms of arrhythmogenesis and the role of anti-arrhythmic agents in the control of arrhythmogenesis.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6420  Anesthesiology I  Summer Only  [0.50]  

A course in advanced veterinary anesthesia and allied topics such as fluid, acid-base, and electrolyte balance, shock therapy, and cardio pulmonary resuscitation.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6440  Anesthesiology II  Summer, Fall, and Winter  [0.50]  

A discussion, reading and investigative course on research methods in comparative anesthesiology.

Prerequisite(s): CLIN*6420  
Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6460  Anesthesiology III: Species Specific and Coexisting Disease Considerations  Fall and Winter Reg Required  [0.50]  

A course in advanced veterinary anesthesia that focuses on the scientific literature related to the anesthesia of specific species and veterinary patients with varying underlying diseases.

Prerequisite(s): CLIN*6420 and CLIN*6440  
Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6550  Small Animal Internal Medicine I  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This is a graduate course designed for DVSc students and residents pursuing further study in the area. The basis of the course is the acquisition and application of knowledge of the pathophysiologic mechanisms of disease. The subject area(s) will be one or two organ systems, which will not be repeated in either CLIN*6550 or CLIN*6560 over a 3-year period.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6560  Small Animal Internal Medicine II  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This is a graduate course designed for DVSc students and residents pursuing further study in the area. The basis of the course is the acquisition and application of knowledge of the pathophysiologic mechanisms of disease. The subject area(s) will be one or two organ systems, which will not be repeated in either CLIN*6550 or CLIN*6560 over a 3-year period.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6570  Large Animal Internal Medicine I  Winter Only  [0.50]  

Advanced study in general medicine and pathophysiologic principles of disorders of the gastrointestinal and urinary systems in ruminants, swine and horses. Offered every third year.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6580  Large Animal Internal Medicine II  Winter Only  [0.50]  

Advanced study in general medicine and the pathophysiologic principles of disorders of the cardiovascular, respiratory and musculo-skeletal systems of ruminants and horses. Offered every third year.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6590  Large Animal Internal Medicine III  Winter Only  [0.50]  

Advanced study in general medicine and the pathophysiologic principles of neonatal disorders and disorders of the nervous system, skin and general systemic disorders. Offered every third year.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6600  Equine Soft Tissue Surgery I  Summer, Fall, and Winter  [0.50]  

Based on required reference reading, every other week discussion will cover advanced soft tissue procedures performed in equine surgery. Guest lectures on selected topics will be presented. Laboratory will be given.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6610  Equine Soft Tissue Surgery II  Summer, Fall, and Winter  [0.50]  

Based on required reference reading, every other week discussion will cover advanced soft tissue procedures performed in equine surgery. Guest lectures on selected topics will be presented. Laboratory will be given.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6620  Ruminant Surgery  Winter Only  [0.50]  

Through lectures/seminars, medical and surgical laboratories, and detailed case discussions, this course provides practical experience in ruminant medical, radiological and surgical procedures and in problem-solving related to ruminant practice.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6661  Respiratory Physiology & Pathophysiology  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This is a graduate course designed for veterinarians pursuing advanced training in residency and DVSc programs. The course will cover normal respiratory anatomy, physiology and pulmonary function. A focus on respiratory pathophysiology will include respiratory failure, oxygen therapy and positive pressure ventilation. (offered every three years).

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6670  Structure and Function of Animal Skin  Summer, Fall, and Winter  [0.50]  

A review of structure and function of skin in veterinary dermatology including the epidermis, dermis, subcutis and adnexal tissue. Application of knowledge in a clinical setting will follow with attention to modalities that will improve the epidermal barrier

Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6680  Readings in Cardiology I  Summer, Fall, and Winter  [0.50]  

Original articles, review articles and textbook chapters dealing with the most recent concepts of pathophysiology, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic advancements will be reviewed, analyzed and discussed.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6690  Readings in Cardiology II  Summer, Fall, and Winter  [0.50]  

Readings in Cardiology II will be a continuation of the format of Readings in Cardiology I with further readings in clinical cardiology.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6700  Pathophysiology in Small Animal Surgery I  Summer, Fall, and Winter  [0.50]  

Based on required reference reading, weekly discussions will cover the disease mechanisms involved in medical problems commonly encountered in small animal surgical practice. Guest lectures on selected topics will be presented.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6710  Pathophysiology in Small Animal Surgery II  Summer, Fall, and Winter  [0.50]  

Based on required reference reading, weekly discussions will cover the disease mechanisms involved in medical problems commonly encountered in small animal surgical practice. Guest lectures on selected topics will be presented.

Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6800  Surgical Oncology Procedures  Fall and Winter  [0.50]  

This is a combined reading and laboratory course that will cover the major surgical oncology procedures. The relevant readings will be covered, followed by a cadaver laboratory to teach the students the important features of each procedure.

Offering(s): Offered alternate years  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6910  Professional Veterinary Communication Competencies  Fall and Winter Reg Required  [0.50]  

This course assists learners in developing professional competencies in several critical areas of professional veterinary practice: 1) the veterinary-patient-client relationship; 2) the preparation and delivery of professional seminars; and 3) clinical teaching in small groups.

Restriction(s): Students in Clinical Studies  
Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6950  Special Topics in Clinical Studies  Summer, Fall, and Winter  [0.50]  
Restriction(s): Restricted to Clinical Studies students.  
Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6960  Special Topics in Zoological Medicine  Fall and Winter  [0.50]  

Preparation for the ACZM examination and based on the published ACZM examination reading list. Students will prepare reading assignments that will be discussed during scheduled time. Each semester will focus on a specific taxon group. A mock examination will be provided on an ACZM sub-specialty (typically birds, reptiles, wildlife, terrestrial mammals or aquatic medicine).

Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6970  Neurology II  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Advanced study in neurolocalization with a focus on functional neuroanatomy and diagnostic procedures in the domestic species. This two-semester course is offered every 2-3 years.

Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
CLIN*6990  Project in Clinical Studies  Summer, Fall, and Winter  [1.00]  

This course involves participation in a clinical research project or clinical retrospective study. A review of the relevant literature will be performed. A manuscript suitable for publication in a peer-reviewed journal will be prepared, and the study will be presented in a departmental seminar.

Restriction(s): Restricted to students in the MSc by coursework program.  
Department(s): Department of Clinical Studies  
Location(s): Guelph