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Professional Courses

V MPM 378 -- Case Study IV

Clinical application of basic science.

  • 2 credits ( x-y )
  • Semester Offered: Spring
  • Instructor in charge: Dr. Kevan Flaming and Dr. Gayle Brown
  • Prerequisite: Second-year classification in veterinary medicine.

V MPM 380 -- Veterinary Immunology

Structure and function of the immune system in animals.

  • 2 credits ( 3-3 )
  • Semester Offered: Spring, 8 weeks.
  • Instructor in charge: Dr. Jim Roth
  • Prerequisite: first year classification in veterinary medicine.

V MPM 386 -- Veterinary Microbiology I

Bacteria and fungi of veterinary importance with emphasis on mechanisms of disease production and laboratory diagnostic procedures.

  • 5 credits ( 3-4)
  • Semester Offered: Fall
  • Instructor in charge: Dr. Ron Griffith
  • Prerequisite: second year classification in veterinary medicine.

V MPM 387 -- Veterinary Microbiology II

The nature and ecology of animal viruses; pathogenesis of viral diseases; the role of the immune response in pathogenesis and immunity to viral diseases.

  • 3 Credits ( 3-0 )
  • Semester Offered: Spring
  • Instructor in charge: Dr. Ken Platt
  • Prerequisite: second year classification in veterinary medicine.

V MPM 388 -- Public Health for Veterinary Medical Students

Principles and practice of epidemiology. Relationships of animals to human health and well being, including zoonotic diseases, sanitation of food products of animal origin, water safety and handling of animal wastes.

  • 3 Credits ( 3-0 )
  • Semester Offered: Spring
  • Instructor in charge: Dr. Radford Davis
  • Prerequisite: second year classification in veterinary medicine.

V MPM 390 -- Topics in Veterinary Medical History

Significant persons, noteworthy events, and pivotal scientific discoveries in the course of the development and advancement of veterinary medicine from ancient times to the present.

  • 1 Credit ( 2-0 )
  • Semester Offered: Spring, 8 weeks
  • Instructor in charge: Dr. Linda Schlater
  • Prerequisite: none.

V MPM 409 -- Infectious Diseases of Captive Wild Animals

Infectious diseases (bacterial, viral, mycotic and protozan) of elephants, non-human primates, birds, ruminants, cool-blooded animals and carnivores.

  • 1 Credit ( 1-0 )
  • Semester Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Instructor in charge: Dr. Charles Thoen
  • Prerequisite: second year classification in veterinary medicine.
  •  Syllabus for Fall 2014

V MPM 437 -- Infectious Diseases and Preventive Medicine

Etiology, epidemiology, laboratory diagnosis, regulatory control and preventive medicine aspects of the infectious diseases of swine, sheep, goats, cattle and horses.

  • 3 Credits ( 3-0 )
  • Semester Offered: Spring
  • Instructor in charge: Dr. Ron Griffith
  • Prerequisite: third year classification in veterinary medicine.

V MPM 486 -- Laboratory in Public Health

Laboratory exercises and field trips related to veterinary public health.

  • 1 Credit
  • Semester Offered: Fall and Spring
  • Instructor in charge: Dr. Radford Davis
  • Prerequisite: fourth year classification in veterinary medicine.

V MPM 490 -- Independent Study

  • Cr. arranged. Repeatable.
  • Semester Offered: F.S.SS.
  • Instructor in charge: Dr. Radford Davis
  • Prerequisite: permission of instructor and department chair.

V MPM 491 -- CDC Epidemiology Elective Preceptorship

Introduction to preventive medicine, public health and the principles of applied epidemiology within the working atmosphere of the Center for Disease Control.

  • (6-0) Cr. 6
  • Semester offered: F.S.SS.
  • Instructor in charge: Dr. Radford Davis
  • Prerequiste: permission of insturctor.

V MPM 494 -- Zoo Preceptorships

Elective course in zoo veterinary medicine.

  • 1-8 Credits
  • Semester Offered: Fall, Summer and Spring
  • Instructor in charge: Dr. Charles Thoen
  • Prerequisite: fourth year classification in veterinary medicine.
  • Instructions VMPM 494

V MPM 496 -- Wildlife Immobilization & Conservation

International Preceptorship and Study Abroad to South Africa.

  • 3 Credit
  • Semester Offered: Spring, Summer and Fall
  • Instructor in charge: Dr. Charles Thoen
  • Prerequisite: second year classification in veterinary medicine.
  • Syllabus for Spring 2014