Application of Fraser's "Practical" Ethic in Veterinary Practice, and Its Compatibility with a "One Welfare" Framework
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| Contributor(s):: Anne Fawcett, Siobhan Mullan, Paul McGreevy
Ethically challenging situations are common in veterinary practice. Veterinary ethics is considered important by veterinary students, educators, and regulators alike, and may help to reduce stress arising from ethically challenging situations in veterinarians. Ethical frameworks are designed to...
Preparedness and disaster response training for veterinary students
| Contributor(s):: Dianne Dunning
Background: The nation's veterinary colleges lack curricula necessary to meet veterinary demands for animal public health and emergency preparedness. A One Health (OH) perspective, which is a collaborative effort of multiple disciplines to promote the optimal health of people, animals, and...
Empathy towards animals and belief in animal-human-continuity in Italian veterinary students
| Contributor(s):: Colombo, E. S., Pelosi, A., Prato-Previde, E.
Empathy towards animals and beliefs in animal-human continuity appear to play an important role in shaping the human-animal relationship and in determining the way animals are treated and cared for. Veterinary medicine plays a central role in animal welfare and has been recognised as a highly...
Risk of zoonotic pathogen exposure among veterinary professionals and students at veterinary schools and best practices to minimize this risk on individual and institutional levels
| Contributor(s):: Ellen R.E. Heinrich
The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) environment is a place where veterinarians, veterinary staff, and veterinary students may have increased risk of exposure to zoonotic pathogens. This exposure may occur in classrooms or laboratories where pre-clinical veterinary students and non-clinical...
The Challenges of Using Horses for Practical Teaching Purposes in Veterinary Programmes
| Contributor(s):: Gabriella Gronqvist, Chris Rogers, Erica Gee, Charlotte Bolwell, Stuart Gordon
Students enrolled in veterinary degrees often come from an urban background with little previous experience in handling horses and other large animals. Many veterinary degree programmes place importance on the teaching of appropriate equine handling skills, yet within the literature it is...
Incorporating veterinary science CDE standards into current companion animal science course
| Contributor(s):: Elizabeth Ammon
To allow students to reach the full potential of the three-ring agriculture education model, students must excel in all three categories: FFA (formally Future Farmers of America), Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) and the classroom/laboratory. SAE experience begins at the local level....
Understanding Veterinarians as Educators: An Exploratory Study
| Contributor(s):: Dolby, Nadine, Litster, Annette
Sep 29 2016
6th International Conference on Nephrology & Therapeutics
Jun 22 2016
4th OIE Global Conference on Veterinary Education
Helping assistance dog owners
| Contributor(s):: Fraser, M.
A cross-sectional study of horse-related injuries in veterinary and animal science students at an Australian university
| Contributor(s):: Riley, C. B., Liddiard, J. R., Thompson, K.
Specific estimates of the risk of horse-related injury (HRI) to university students enrolled in veterinary and animal sciences have not been reported. This study aimed to determine the risk of student HRI during their university education, the nature and management of such injuries. A...
A Case Study of Veterinary Technology Students' Experience of a Continuing Human-Animal Bond
| Contributor(s):: Robert E. Gierka
The purpose of this case study was to explore veterinary technology (vet tech) students’ perceptions of their special relationships with pets that died; and to better understand how these perceptions influenced their work in the vet tech program and their beliefs about their...
Veterinary education: a plea and plan for sociological study
| Contributor(s):: Arluke, A.
This author notes "there are sur-prisingly few scholarly works by historians orsociologists on the development of the veteri-nary profession or the nature of veterinarypractice and training," and recommends that "sociological approaches could be applied fruitfully to study the veterinary...
Attitudes of Australian and Turkish students of veterinary medicine toward nonhuman animals and their careers
| Contributor(s):: Izmirli, S., Yigit, A., Phillips, C. J. C.
We examined attitudes toward nonhuman animal welfare and rights and career aspirations in Australian and Turkish veterinary students. A representative university was selected in each country, with 190 first- and third-year students sampled in each. Survey questions addressed attitudes toward...
Mapping farm animal welfare education at university level in Europe
| Contributor(s):: Illmann, G., Keeling, L., Melisova, M., Simeckova, M., Ilieski, V., Winckler, C., Kost'al, L., Meunier-Salaun, M. C., Mihina, S., Spoolder, H., Fthenakis, G., Sarova, R., Spinka, M.
The aim of this study was to map farm animal welfare university education in an enlarged Europe with emphasis on identifying existing differences and gaps. Information on 210 courses dealing with farm animal welfare from 98 universities in 26 European countries were obtained. Statistical analysis...
Animal dissection and evidence-based life-science and health-professions education
| Contributor(s):: Nobis, N.
Author's response to Balcombe's commentators [2000 & 2001 this journal] notes that Balcombe could be motivated by an evidentialist perspective growing out of the work of W. K. Clifford.
Implementation of a feral cat management program on a university campus
| Contributor(s):: Hughes, K. L., Slater, M. R.
In August 1998, Texas A&M University implemented on campus a trap-test-vaccinate-alter-return-monitor (TTVARM) program to manage the feral cat population. TTVARM is an internationally recognized term for trapping and neutering programs aimed at management of feral cat populations. In this article...
The use of dogs in medical and veterinary training: understanding and approaching student uneasiness
Although the educational use of dogs, both live and cadaverous, has declined in recent years in medical and veterinary schools, the practice still continues. The use of live dogs in U.S. medical education has dropped sharply during the last two decades. At present, the majority of such schools...
World Veterinary Association
Hundred-fifty years ago, in 1863, Dr J. Gamgee convened a first International Veterinary Congress. This initiative grew into the World Veterinary Association (WVA) today. The WVA unites and represents the global veterinary profession. It is the umbrella organization for National Veterinary...
Veterinary Nurses Council of Australia
VNCA aspires to continue its work to actively engage all veterinary nurses to deliver on its mission. The VNCA serves as a voice for all veterinary nurses.