Veterinary Form and Function

Time limit: 150 days

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Full course description

Course Description

The course includes necessary information from the major body systems (cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, renal, nervous, and reproductive, etc. Each body system will be presented with a series of short video lectures with required readings and reference materials to support that Module’s concepts. Students will gain foundational knowledge in anatomy and physiology, with an introduction to case-based thinking and the fundamentals of the application, when assessing clinical or herd health problems at the systems level.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify anatomical structures in different body systems and summarize similarities and differences between species.
  2. Identify and explain normal physiological systems in domestic animal species. 
  3. Predict which body systems are abnormal with case-based discussions.
  4. Develop professional attitudes, outlooks, and competencies.

Body Systems Topics

  • Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems
  • Gastrointestinal System
  • Renal System
  • Nervous System
  • Reproductive System
  • Integumentary
  • Metabolism and Endocrine

Credit Hours

This course is equivalent to one elective credit hour. It's a self-paced course. You are expected to spend about 14 hours finishing it. See your academic institution about using this course for credit.