14I4O05 - Small animal medicine

Course specification
Course titleSmall animal medicine
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Vojislav Ilić
  2. prof. dr Vanja Krstić
  3. prof. dr Predrag Stepanović
  4. prof. dr Nenad Andrić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
  1. doc. dr Stefan Đoković
  2. doc. dr Miloš Vučićević
  3. as. dr Darko Davitkov
  4. as. Anja Ilić Božović
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionPassed exams: Pathological Physiology, General Pathology, Special Pathology, Pharmacology and Toxicology
    The goalIntroduction to the theoretical and practical aspects of the pathology and treatment of diseases of small animals (dogs, cats and small pets) and mastering the necessary skills important for direct involvement in clinical practice.
    The outcomeStudent should be able to recognize the symptoms of certain diseases, do clinical examination and any necessary clinical procedures to diagnose and taking appropriate therapy and preventive measures in all cases of non-infectious and infectious diseases that are part of everyday clinical practice.
    Contents of lecturesIntroduction. Diseases of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Diseases of the digestive tract. Diseases of the urinary system. Hematology disorders. Endocrine and metabolic disorders. Autoimmune and immunologically-mediated diseases. Disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous system. Diseases of the skin. Clinical toxicology. Clinical oncology. Diseases of small mammals and exotic pets.
    Contents of exercisesProgram exercises - application of medicines, basic principles of fluid replacement, clinical procedures in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skin, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, nervous, musculoskeletal and genitourinary system. Clinical practice - practicing clinical procedures: clinical examination, the application of drugs, intensive care, treatment of clinical cases.
    1. Bolesti pasa i mačaka, autorizovana predavanja, FVM, Beograd, 2012. (Original title)
    2. Trailović D: Gastroenterologija pasa i mačaka, FVM, Beograd, 2011 (Original title)
    3. Popović N, Lazarević M: Bolesti kože malih životinja, FVM, Beograd, 1999. (Original title)
    4. Ćupić V, Kataranovski D, Popović N, Palić T: Egzotični ljubimci: biologija, uzgajanje, patologija i terapija. FVM, Beograd, 2002. (Original title)
    5. Ettinger SJ, Feldman EC: Textbook of veterinary internal medicine. Diseases of the dog and cat, 5th ed, Saunders, Philadelphia, 2000. (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingPowerPoint presentations for each lecture, a collection of slides and films, demonstrations on healthy and sick animals, treatment of clinical cases.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures10Test paper20
    Practical lessons10Oral examination30