LAMS 505: Equine Internal Medicine

Class Program
Credits 3

This course is designed to familiarize the sixth-term SGU student with the etiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment of commonly-observed equine diseases. Emphasis is placed on the clinical approach for evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of the sick equine patient (both chronic and emergent), as well as up-to-date therapeutic opportunities available to equine veterinarians as detailed in the current scientific literature. Herd health issues, the importance of client education, and euthanasia issues are discussed.