2386 - Veterinary Medicine for Pet People--CANCELLED
"Veterinary Medicine for Pet People," taught by a practicing companion animal veterinarian, covers the following topics: saving money at the vet, how to find legitimate online veterinary pharmacies, how to read a pet food label; diseases people and pets share, e.g., ringworm, scabies, intestinal parasites and rabies; common diagnostic tests, including blood tests, urinalysis, fecal testing and x-rays; endocrine diseases, such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, Cushing's disease and Addison's disease; skin conditions, including allergic skin disease; canine and feline behavior problems. Emergency medicine topics include how to recognize an emergency, restraint, toxic emergencies (antifreeze, rodenticides, chocolate, onions), heart, lung and circulatory emergencies (electrical shock, saddle thromboembolism), stomach and intestinal emergencies (foreign bodies, bloat/GDV), urethral obstruction, nervous system and related emergencies (seizures, intervertebral disc disease, vestibular syndrome), and other emergencies (wounds, car injuries, broken bones, bee stings, hypothermia and hyperthermia). Lecture (plus Questions) Facilitated Discussion Hands-On Activity Viewing Videos Writing
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