Basic skills needed for daily practice with with every animal

abstracted close-up of forceps, needle and needle holder during suturing on a silicone suturing pad
suturing pattern, photo: Maria Jahn

Learning objective:

Knowledge of different instruments used in daily practice or during rotation in the departments, correct instrument handling

Specialist advice:

depending on the semester: Institute of Veterinary Anatomy, Departments

digital version (German/English):

Instruments

Learning objective:

Putting a (Penrose-)drain into a wound correctly

Specialist advice:

Department for Small Animals

Department for Horses

OSCE-Station Surgical course

Learning objective:

how to dress for surgical procedures correctly, wearing a face mask, surgical cap; gloving and dressing a surgical gown

Specialist advice:

Department for horses

Learning objective:

safely doing surgeons knots for ligating arteries, knotting regarding to suturing, knotting every structure that has to be during a surgical procedure (one hand technique, two handed technique, moveable knot)

Specialist advice:

Department for Small Animals

OSCE-Station Surgical course

currently available:

  • Antibiotics:    playing UNO and learn different types of antibiotics, how they are acting and when to use them, also focus on reserve antibiotics
  • Histopathology:    playing old maid and learn different histopathologic findings and their etiology

Different case scenarios translated from iNUVACS

Learning objective:

The students should practice history taking, how to deal with difficoult situations, how to deal with different types of patient owners and also communication with colleagues.

Specialist advice:

Dr. Dora Bernigau (Institute of Veterinary Anatomy)

Learning objective:

Surgical procedures mostly end up in suturing. This station provides silicone suturing pads for practising different suturing techniques.

Specialist advice:

Department for Small Animals

OSCE-Station Surgical Course

Be(e) Vet is a hive with a completely photographed bee colony. The photos can be exchanged. Students can learn how to work with bees as a dry run first before dealing with our local real bee colonies.

Learning objective:

Dealing with bee combs, diagnostics, finding of the different types of bees

Specialist advice:

Dr. Ilka Emmerich and TÄ Julia Dittes

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