14D2I43 - Clinical pathology and therapy of cats

Course specification
Course titleClinical pathology and therapy of cats
Type of studyPhD academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Vanja Krstić
  2. prof. dr Vojislav Ilić
  3. prof. dr Nenad Andrić
  4. prof. dr Predrag Stepanović
  5. prof. dr Ružica Trailović
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      The goalUnderstanding the mechanisms of disorders of individual organs and organ systems of cats and easier recognition of such disorders; Mastering the techniques and methods of testing disorders of certain organs and introduction to clinical and experimental research methods in clinical pathology of cats.
      The outcomeThe student should know cats anatomical and physiological specificity, etiopathogenesis and diagnosis of diseases of individual organs and organ systems in cats, specificity of cats in clinical pathology compared to other animals and humans, the clinical and experimental methods of examination of individual organs and systems and knows how to apply them independently and describe the results.
      Contents of lecturesGenetic factors and cats pathology. Systemic disorders in cats pathology. Etiopathogenesis and diagnosis of diseases of the gastrointestinal, respiratory, cardiovascular, hemolimfatic, musculo-skeletal, nervous, endocrine system and skin. Nutrition mistakes and metabolism disorders. Clinical and experimental methods for the study of cats individual organ systems.
      Contents of exercises-
      1. Chandler EA, Gaskell CJ, Gaskel RM, Feline Medicine and Therapeutics, 3rd edition, Blackwell, Oxford, 2004 (Original title)
      2. Ettinger SJ, Feldman EC, Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 5th edition, Saunders, Philadelphia, 2000 (Original title)
      3. Тrailović D, Canine and Feline Gastroenterology, 2nd edition, FVM, Beograd, 2012.
      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