14I5IO01 - Clinical pathology and therapy of companion animals 1

Course specification
Course titleClinical pathology and therapy of companion animals 1
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Vanja Krstić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
  1. doc. dr Stefan Đoković
  2. doc. dr Miloš Vučićević
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    The goalClinical pathology and therapy of companion animals is one of elective courses with the aim to broaden professional skills and knowledge obtained during the main course. It point students towards the key and the most modern aspects of health problems of social animals - dogs, cats and horses, divided into thematic teaching blocks.
    The outcomeStudents should know: etiopathogenesis, diagnostic procedures for diseases and pathological conditions of companian animals, their care and treatment in regular and emergency situations, principles and procedures in the prevention of infectious diseases, principles of modern technical systems used in diagnostics and therapy; clinical nutrition of sick and recovalescent animals.
    Contents of lecturesAnesthesiology and intensive therapy and Modern instrumental methods of diagnosis and therapy
    Contents of exercisesStudents perform their practical work at clinics and in field practice, where they are introduced to the practical use of anesthesia and intensive therapy in clinical practice, practical use and work with radiography equipement, ultrasonography equipement, endoscopy, electrocardiography, endotracheal anesthesia, the practical use of monitoring in anesthesia and physical therapy.
    1. Vučković D, Prokić B: Veterinary anesthesiology, FVM, Belgrade, 2009
    2. Trailović D: Diagnostics and therapy of equine diseases, Naučna KMD, Belgrade, 2009
    3. DiBartola SP: Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders, 4th edition, Elsevier/Saunders, St. Louis, 2012. (Original title)
    4. Orsini JA, Divers TJ: Equine emergencies, Treatment and procedures, 3rd ed., Saunders/Elsevier, St. Louis, 2008 (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingTheoretical teaching is based on lectures using illustrated and interactive material, as well as archived medical records of university clinics. Practical classes will be held at clinics with the direct involvement of students in all aspects of the current clinical work, under the supervision and guidance of the teacher.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures10Test paper30
    Practical lessons40Oral examination