ANML602 – Veterinary Pharmacology
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To provide students with the necessary knowledge of pharmacology and the supply of medications and treatments in a veterinary environment in accordance with relevant professional, ethical and legislative frameworks.
- Directed hours
- Self directed hours
- Total learning hours
- Learning Outcomes
- 1:Apply concepts of pharmacology to veterinary nursing practice.
2:Detail and distinguish between the effects of common toxins on common companion animals.
3:Analyse classes of drugs and their impact on animal body systems.
- -Veterinary pharmacology concepts for veterinary nurses (classes of drugs, application of drugs, body systems; medications for specific conditions; medication indications and contraindications)
-Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
-Common companion animal (e.g. cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, birds) poisons and associated treatment
-Professional attributes: compliance with animal welfare standards and workplace health and safety requirements; professional and ethical behaviour; effective communication skills; accurate record keeping
- Teaching and Learning Strategy
- Learning will be facilitated using a range of teaching and learning methods, which may include: tutor facilitated and directed presentations and/or lectures, practical or workshop sessions and activities, guest speakers from industry, demonstrations, online learning activities, scenarios and case studies.
- Assessment Criteria
- Assessment 1Portfolio of evidence1001, 2, 3