14D2I45 - Clinical dietetics

Course specification
Course titleClinical dietetics
Type of studyPhD academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Vojislav Ilić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ConditionThere are no conditions
      The goalThe aim of the course is to students learn about the real needs and the principles of healthy eating dogs and cats. Acquire knowledge about dietary programs of normal weight patients and the preparation and implementation of existing dietary formula that can be used in the prevention or remediation of certain pathological conditions
      The outcomeAfter course students will know how to properly select veterinary diet for dogs and cats veterinary diet in certain pathological conditions, and will learn how to use modern information sources in the field of veterinary medicine in their daily work
      Contents of lecturesBasic nutrition. Specific needs in vitamins and minerals. Idiosyncrasies feeding cats. Advantages and disadvantages of existing diet. History and development of commercial formula for feeding. Proper interpretation of the declaration of commercial products on the market, the type of product, palatability, digestabilnost. Nutritional needs of specific life stages. Nutrition during diseases
      Contents of exercises
      1. Small Animal Clinical Nutrition, 4th Edition, Hand MS, Thatcher CD, Remillard RL and Roudebush P, 2000 (Original title)
      2. Canine and Feline Nutrition, Case LP, Carey DP, Hirikawa DA and Daristole L, 2000 (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingClasses are held theoretical, ex cathedra lectures and method of cooperative learning and solving specific, clinical, problems
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures30Test paper20
      Practical lessonsOral examination50