Animal Disease and Pharmacology (Sem A) (NSCI6102-SA)

7.5 (0.063 EFTS)
To enable students to understand disease processes as well as the prevention, identification and treatment of diseases.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Dip Vet Nursing or NZDip Vet Nursing to enrol in this course. Prereq DVN:(NSCI4700 or 5102)&(NSCI4733 or 5734). NZDVN:NSCI5720 or (NSCI5103 &5104).Students must enrol in both NSCI6102-SA & SB to complete this course.
Topics include: 

-Immune responses, vaccinations, and vaccine reactions.
-Pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, commonly used medications in the treatment of diseases including indications and contraindications. Chemotherapeutic drugs. Radioactive therapy.
-Principles of toxicology; including the treatment of toxicities, and commonly encountered poisonings in New Zealand companion animals
pathophysiology, clinical signs, management, prevention.
Classification of disease
-Common disease conditions (the main focus is placed on the diseases of cats and dogs)
pathophysiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and management, including treatment
medication for specific conditions, specific nursing requirements, patient recovery in disease, and prevention.
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1844

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
12 Feb 18 - 12 Feb 18 LectureMonday10:30 - 13:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
Monday09:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (115-1008)
13 Feb 18 - 13 Feb 18 LectureTuesday10:30 - 13:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
12 Jun 18 - 12 Jun 18 LectureTuesday13:30 - 15:30 Mt Albert (115-1007)
Note: This course is offered as part of New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.

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