14D2I04 - Methodology of clinical testing

Course specification
Course titleMethodology of clinical testing
Type of studyPhD academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Dragiša Trailović
  2. prof. dr Ivan Vujanac
  3. prof. dr Vitomir Ćupić
  4. prof. dr Miroslav Valčić
  5. prof. dr Saša Trailović
  6. prof. dr Marijana Vučinić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      The goalIntroduction to the types of clinical trials in veterinary medicine, specificities in clinical and experimental research on various animal species, research methods, standards and ethical principles in clinical research..
      The outcomeThe student should know the types and methods of clinical trials, the specificity of the tests on certain animal species, the method of extrapolation of results from one species to another, understand the principles of animal welfare, know experimental models, and know how to plan and perform the experiment on the selected animals.
      Contents of lecturesScientific research work in animal clinical pathology and therapy. Types of clinical trials. Epizootiological methods of testing. Clinical drug testing. Selection of experimental animals, extrapolation of results from one species to other species of animals and humans. Animal welfare and scientific research. Ethical principles and clinical trials on animals. Planning and realization of clinical trials.
      Contents of exercises-
      1. Ruxton GD, Colegrave N, 2010, Experimental Design for the Life Sciences, Oxford University Press, New York
      2. Savic JD, 2001, How to write, publish and evaluate scientific work in biomedicine, Culture, Belgrade.
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingInteractive lessons , PowerPoint presentations, seminars, public presentations and discussion.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures20Test paper60
      Practical lessonsOral examination