14D2I55 - Forensic veterinary medicine and veterinary regulations

Course specification
Course titleForensic veterinary medicine and veterinary regulations
Type of studyPhD academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Vladimir Nešić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      The goalApplication of veterinary medical knowledge in order to evaluate the disease, defects and forensic findings in animal cruelty cases for the matters of law, investigative authorities and litigans. Know where to find up-to-date and reliable information regarding veterinary legislation and the rules and regulations governing the veterinary profession.
      The outcomeTo evaluate the responsibility and the value of the material damage in lawsuits using veterinary and medical facts in the field of veterinary medicine. Have a general knowledge of the fundamentals of national and EU veterinary legislation and of specific rules and regulations governing the veterinary profession.
      Contents of lecturesThe legal system; Legal protection of animals; Forensic evaluation of general pathomorphological changes; Forensic evaluation of the common viral and bacterial diseases; Forensic evaluation of the common parasitosis; Forensic evaluation of disease and defects of horses, ungulates, poultry, dogs, rabbits and bees; Injuries; Forensic evaluation in animal cruelty cases; Forensic laboratory techniques; Professional misconduct and responsibility of veterinarians; Kind of regulations; Veterinary Law; Law on State Administration; International veterinary organizations and EU directives.
      Contents of exercisesForensic autopsy, Expertise based on court papers, Interpretation of regulations.
      1. Aleksić Z, Branislava Đukić, Sudska veterinarska medicina, opšti deo, Makarije, 1999; (Original title)
      2. Aleksić Z, Branislava Đukić, Sudska veterinarska medicina, specijalni deo, Makarije, 2001; (Original title)
      3. Cooper J, Cooper M, Forensic veterinary medicine, Blackwell publishing, 2007; (Original title)
      4. Merck MD., Veterinary forensics, Animal cruelty investigations, Blackwell publishing, 2007; (Original title)
      5. Marinković D., Nešić V., Tehnika obdukcije životinja sa osnovama tanatologije, Fakultet veterinarske medicine, 2013; (Original title)
      6. Baza podataka o veterinarskim nacionalnim i propisima EU na zvaničnim internet portalima. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingPower point presentations - expert opinion - post-mortem examination
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures20Test paper60
      Practical lessonsOral examination