This course is designed to expose the first-term SGU veterinary student to the basics of physical examination and handling of domesticated species. In addition, pertinent information regarding breeds, colors, and special characteristics of common small and large animal species will be presented. The course utilizes the SGU Simulation Laboratory for introductory cardiac and thoracic auscultation prior to live-animal physical examination laboratory sessions. Veterinary Clinical Orientation provides the foundation for additional SGU clinical skills courses held throughout Terms 2 through 6.
Didactic 0.33 cr./Laboratory 0.67 cr.