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Coursera: EDIVET: Do you have what it takes to be a veterinarian?

 with  Jo-Anne Murray, Jessie Paterson, Susan Rhind, Gurå Bergkvist, Andrew Gardiner, Catriona Bell, Kay Aitchison and Rachel Whittington
This course is for anyone interested in learning more about Veterinary Medicine, giving a “taster” of courses covered in the first year of a veterinary degree and an idea of what it is like to study Veterinary Medicine.

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Please read through the components of this section before starting on the actual course content. Enjoy the course!

Basic Animal Care
In this week, led by Kay Aitchison, we will be looking at animal care. We recommend that you start with the overview reading under the week 1 overview and then work through the core materials. We hope you enjoy the week.

An Introduction to Body Systems Anatomy
In this week, we will look at the anatomy of the body, and the teaching team to guide you through this part of the course are Professor Susan Rhind and Dr Gurå Therese Bergkvist. We recommend that you start with the overview reading under the week 2 overview. For this week we have split the core materials into four sections that we suggest you work through in the order presented.

Veterinary Professional Skills
In this week, we will be looking at Veterinary Professional Skills, and the teaching team to guide you through this part of the course are Rachel Whittington and Dr Jessie Paterson. We are also joined in one of the videos by our colleague Stacy Spielman. We hope you are enjoying the course so far and once again we suggest you start with the week 3 overview and then working through the core materials section.

An Introduction to Clinical Skills
In this week, we will be introducing you to Veterinary Clinical Skills, led by Catriona Bell and assisted by Caroline Mosley. We are also joined in one of the videos by our colleague Neil Hudson. Again please start with the week 4 overview and then work through the core materials as presented.

The Past, Present and Future of Veterinary Medicine
Our final week is led by Andrew Gardiner and he is joined by a number of colleagues including some from our Library here at Edinburgh. This week we turn our attention to the topic of Veterinary History and again we recommend you start with the week 5 overview before working through the core materials. Enjoy our final week.

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Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
Pace Upcoming
Subject Health Care
Provider Coursera
Language English
Certificates Paid Certificate Available
Hours 3-4 hours a week
Calendar 5 weeks long
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I found this course really interesting and useful; a good range of topics were covered, from animal care to the setup of a successful veterinary consultation. I would definitely recommend this course if you are interested in pursuing a career in the veterinary field, as it gives a good insight into the topics you'll l Read More
I found this course really interesting and useful; a good range of topics were covered, from animal care to the setup of a successful veterinary consultation.

I would definitely recommend this course if you are interested in pursuing a career in the veterinary field, as it gives a good insight into the topics you'll learn about. It's also great if you just love animals and want to know a bit more about caring for them.
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