The Basics about Veterinary Anatomy, Symptoms & their Treatment

This series of short video tutorials, is packed with easy to understand diagrams and animations that explain the structure and function of the organ systems as well as how disruption of these organs causes the 20 common symptoms we see in small animal practice – both urgent and non-urgent. The tutorials also include modules on veterinary terminology and animal handling and restraint.

  • Veterinary Terminology.
  • Basic biology, anatomy and physiology of dogs, cats and rabbits.
  • The 10 most common non-urgent symptoms in small animal species
  • The 10 most common urgent symptoms in small animal species
  • The principles of triaging symptoms and understanding the importance of seeing urgent cases in a certain time frame.
  • How to handle and restrain different species of patients you will work with

Author / Speaker: Brian Faulkner, Steph Writer-Davies

Key Information

Duration/Length: 6 hours

Start Date: Anytime

Location: Online

Format: video, theory

Assessment type: multiple choice questions

Entry Requirements: working in veterinary practice, training to work in veterinary practice

Author / Speaker: Brian Faulkner, Steph Writer-Davies

Cost: Price: £25.00 + VAT

Course Content

This course is delivered as a series of short video tutorials, approximately 10-15 minutes each. Each tutorial is followed by multiple choice questions in which students can test their understanding of the teaching provided. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will be confident about 

  • Veterinary Terminology 
  • Basic biology, anatomy and physiology of dogs, cats and rabbits.
  • The 10 most common non-urgent symptoms in small animal species
  • The 10 most common urgent symptoms in small animal species
  • The principles of triaging symptoms and understanding the importance of seeing urgent cases in a certain time frame.
  • How to handle and restrain different species of patients you will work with

What's Next?

Why not develop your animal care skills further and complete the Accredited Veterinary Animal Care Assistant award.

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