Course: Small Animal Internal Diseases II

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Course title Small Animal Internal Diseases II
Course code 1660/V1MZ2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Svoboda Miroslav, Prof. MVDr. CSc.
  • Schánilec Pavel, MVDr. Ph.D.
  • Agudelo F. Carlos, MVDr. Ph.D.
  • Filipejová Zita, MVDr. Ph.D.
  • Vávra Miloš, MVDr.
  • Crha Michal, Doc. MVDr. Ph.D.
  • Ceplecha Václav, MVDr.
  • Doubek Jaroslav, Prof. MVDr. CSc.
  • Hřibová Barbora, MVDr.
  • Štěrbová Marie, MVDr.
Course content
Lectures (Topic/Range): 1.Rigid and flexible endoscopy - application in the diagnosis and treatment 2.Diseases of the upper respiratory tract, larynx and trachea 3.Bronchial and lung diseases 4.Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract of dogs and cats I. 5.Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract of dogs and cats II. 6. New trends in small animal nutrition 7.Congenital and acquired heart disease 8.Management of the patient with heart failure 9.Diseases of the myocardium and major vessels 10.Diseases of the ear from A-Z 11.Diseases of the skin of dogs and cats 12.Diseases of blood and hematopoietic organs 13.Endocrinology dog and cat I. - introduction, principles of diagnostics In total 26 hours of lectures Practical training (Topic/Range): 1.Dermatology (2 h) 2.Cardiology (2 h) 3.Urology (2 h) 4.Gastroenterology GIT (2 h) 5.Neurology (2 h) 6.Internship (3 h) In total 13 hours of practical training

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
The subject Internal medicine of small animals covers practising/accuracy of clinical examination of dogs and cats and complex diagnostic process (clinical, para clinical and laboratory diagnostic methods), sampling and critical evaluation of results, list of differential diagnoses, further and specific diagnostic methods, confirming of diagnosis/diagnoses, therapeutic protocol and management in a broad spectrum outpatients as well as inpatients of Small animal clinic. Students are taught different approaches of safe manipulation with dogs and cats, how to collect samples of biological material (blood, urine etc.), welfare of sick animals, daily care and management of patients reflecting current health status including records keeping. Students are educated in wide spectrum of internal diseases according to organ systems and important infectious & parasitic diseases in dogs and cats as well as preventive and prophylactic measures.

Prerequisites: 1. Finishing of Internal medicine of dogs and cats I Corequisies: 1. Simultaneous attending of other clinical disciplines dealing with small animals

Assessment methods and criteria
The condition for the credit is passing all syllabus practicals and mandatory internships at the clinic (ambulance, hospitalization). One excused absence per semester is allowed. More absences must be excused for serious reasons and will be assessed individually.
Recommended literature
  • ETTINGER, S. J.; FELDMAN, E. C.; ET AL. Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Volume 1. Elsevier - Saunders, 2005.
  • ETTINGER, S. J.; FELDMAN, E. C.; ET AL. Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Volume 2. Elsevier - Saunders, 2005.
  • NELSON, R., COUTO, G. ET AL. Small Animal Internal Medicine. Mosby, 2009. ISBN 9780323048811.
  • SVOBODA, M., SENIOR, D. F., DOUBEK, J., KLIMEŠ, J. A KOL. Nemoci psa a kočky - I. díl.. ČAVLMZ - Noviko, Brno, 2000. ISBN 80-902595-2-9.
  • SVOBODA, M., SENIOR, D. F., DOUBEK, J., KLIMEŠ, J. A KOL. Nemoci psa a kočky - II. díl.. ČAVLMZ - Noviko, Brno, 2001. ISBN 80-902595-3-7.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Veterinární lékařství (01) Veterinary medicine and veterinary prevention 5 Winter