14I5O02 - Poultry medicine

Course specification
Course titlePoultry medicine
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Radmila Resanović
  2. doc. dr Miloš Vučićević
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
  1. doc. dr Miloš Vučićević
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    The goalIntroduction to the theoretical and practical aspects of the pathology and treatment of poultry diseases. Learning necessary skills important for direct involvement in clinical practice and independent dealing with most frequent problems within the usual clinical practice
    The outcomeStudent should know the etiology and pathogenesis of diseases, and to determine appropriate therapy; should know how to take a history, do an autopsy and clinical examination, how to make the selection of materials for diagnosis, diagnose and application of appropriate therapeutic measures, how to take a blood sample, vaccinate and administer medicine, do tuberculin test
    Contents of lecturesIntroduction. Technopaties. Bacterial diseases of poultry. Viral diseases of poultry. Fungal diseases of poultry. Intoxication and mycotoxicosis. Neoplastic diseases. Metabolic diseases. Nutritional deficiencies
    Contents of exercisesManagement of poultry production. Breeding Flocks. Broilers. Laying hens. Basic principles of incubation of eggs. Vaccination. Drug application. Diagnostic procedures
    1. Poultry diseases
    2. Diseases of Poultry, 10th edition, Iowa State University Press, Ames, 2000, Calnek B (Original title)
    3. Poultry Diseases, 3th edition, English Book Society, London, 1990, Jordan FTW (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingTheory lessons with interactive learning with the use of audio visual methods (Power Point presentations, films), clinical vignettes, practical exercises at the Department for equine, small animal, poultry and wild animal diseases and poultry farms
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures10Test paper30
    Practical lessons10Oral examination30