Participants will meet in the CCSR building, Room 4205 every Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00 to 1:00. There will be 3 special topic discussion seminars on Wednesday - date TBD, led by class TA Dr. Gabriela Suarez-Mier. Class participants will receive a letter grade based on attendance, class participation, and the final examination score.
Classes will consist of discussion of assigned topics and the study guide questions followed by slide shows. Weekly assignments may be supplemented by video review, "handouts" from Dr. Green and journal club-type discussion of equine scientific papers. The emphasis of this course will be on a "problem-oriented" approach to horse medicine. The objective is to provide the class participants with exposure to common equine veterinary medical problems. Dr. Green's office hours are on Monday 1:30-2:00 pm or by appointment. Dr. Gabriela Suarez-Mier, the class TA's office hours are Wednesday from noon to 1:00 or by appointment.
Course Schedule and Study Guide
|Topic and Reading Material
SUNet ID required for reading material
|Study Guide Questions|
Overview, objectives posted grading mechanisms, class business
|Apr 4||Physical Examination of the Horse. Taking the history|
|Apr 9||No questions|
|Apr 16||Emergency Medicine|
|Apr 18||Vaccination & Deworming and Parasites|
|Apr 23||Musculoskeletal Disorders|
Musculoskeletal. Bandage lab.
|Apr 30||Respiratory diseases|
|May 2||Bacterial and Viral Diseases|
Guest speaker: Beverly Kane, M.D.
Stanford Medicine and Horsemanship—Transforming Human Communication With Equine-Assisted Learning (No questions)
|May 9||The Nervous System and Various Disorders|
|May 14||The Digestive System and Various Disorders|
The Digestive System
Lab Session 1: Physical Exam, Neurological exam of the horse (Red Barn)
Lab Session 2: Physical Exam, Neurological exam of the horse (Red Barn)
|May 28||Pathology of the Horse, Guest Speaker: Richard Luong, DVM||No questions|
|May 30||Anesthesia, Pain Management. Guest Speaker: Cholawat Pacharinsak, DVM, PhD|
|Take Home Exam|