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

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About this course: 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.

Created by:  The University of Edinburgh
  • Taught by:  Dr Jessie Paterson, BSc (Hons) Agricultural Chemistry, PhD, PgDip

    Lecturer in Student Learning
  • Taught by:  Kay Aitchison, BSc Agriculture (Hons Animal Production Science)

    Lecturer in Farm Animal Husbandry
  • Taught by:  Prof Susan Rhind, BVMS, PhD, FRCPath, PFHEA, MRCVS

    Professor of Veterinary Medical Education
  • Taught by:  Dr Gurå Therese Bergkvist, BSc Hons (V…

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When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: 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.

Created by:  The University of Edinburgh
  • Taught by:  Dr Jessie Paterson, BSc (Hons) Agricultural Chemistry, PhD, PgDip

    Lecturer in Student Learning
  • Taught by:  Kay Aitchison, BSc Agriculture (Hons Animal Production Science)

    Lecturer in Farm Animal Husbandry
  • Taught by:  Prof Susan Rhind, BVMS, PhD, FRCPath, PFHEA, MRCVS

    Professor of Veterinary Medical Education
  • Taught by:  Dr Gurå Therese Bergkvist, BSc Hons (Vet Sci), BVM&S, PhD, MRCVS

    Lecturer, Preclinical Veterinary Sciences
  • Taught by:  Rachel Whittington, BVSC MRCVS

    Lecturer in Professional Skills
  • Taught by:  Dr Catriona Bell, BVetMed, PhD, PGCAP, MRCVS

    Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Education
  • Taught by:  Dr Andrew Gardiner, BVM&S, Cert SAS, MSc, PhD, MRCVS

    Veterinary Clinical Senior Lecturer
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Syllabus


WEEK 1


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


1 video, 5 readings expand


  1. 阅读: Course Introduction
  2. 阅读: Course Participation Statement
  3. 阅读: Course Summary and Outcomes
  4. 阅读: Course Team
  5. 阅读: Course Assessment
  6. Video: Welfare Message


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.


9 videos, 5 readings expand


  1. 阅读: Overview
  2. Video: Week 1 Introduction
  3. Video: Dogs
  4. Video: Cats
  5. Video: Rabbits
  6. Video: Lizards
  7. Video: Snakes
  8. Video: Cows
  9. 阅读: Dairy Notes
  10. Video: Sheep
  11. 阅读: Sheep Notes
  12. Video: Horses
  13. 阅读: Additional Resources
  14. 阅读: Revision quizzes

Graded: Assessed Quiz Basic Animal Care

WEEK 2


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.


17 videos, 4 readings expand


  1. 阅读: Overview
  2. Video: Introduction to Week 2
  3. Video: The Anatomical Regions and Body Cavities
  4. Video: The Anatomical Directional Terms
  5. Video: The Body Planes
  6. Video: The Dog Skeleton
  7. Video: Live Dog Anatomy
  8. 阅读: Additional Material
  9. Video: An Introduction to Histology
  10. Video: Histology in Action – the Skin
  11. Video: Histology Revision Resource
  12. Video: The Anatomy of the Heart LHS
  13. Video: The Anatomy of the Heart RHS
  14. Video: The Anatomy of the Lungs
  15. Video: The Circulation and Internal Structures of the Heart
  16. Video: Gross Heart Anatomy
  17. Video: Topographical Heart Anatomy
  18. 阅读: Additional Material
  19. Video: Comparative Heart Anatomy
  20. Video: Examples of Heart Valve Pathology
  21. 阅读: Revision quizzes

Graded: Assessed Quiz An Introduction to Body Systems Anatomy

WEEK 3


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.


9 videos, 3 readings expand


  1. 阅读: Overview
  2. Video: Introduction to Week 3
  3. Video: Business structure
  4. Video: Emotional intelligence
  5. Video: Introduction to the Vet Consult
  6. 阅读: Calgary-Cambridge Model
  7. Video: Consult Part 1
  8. Video: Consult Part 2
  9. Video: Consult Part 3
  10. Video: Key Skills for a Successful Consult
  11. Video: Client Care
  12. 阅读: Additional Resources

Graded: Assessed Quiz Veterinary Professional Skills

WEEK 4


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.


5 videos, 2 readings expand


  1. 阅读: Overview
  2. Video: Introduction to Week 4
  3. Video: Signalment
  4. Video: Observation Skills
  5. Video: Vital Signs
  6. Video: General Examination Skills
  7. 阅读: Additional Resources

Graded: Assessed Quiz An Introduction to Clinical Skills

WEEK 5


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.


5 videos, 2 readings expand


  1. 阅读: Overview
  2. Video: Origins of Veterinary Medicine
  3. Video: Looking at Historical Instruments and Documents
  4. Video: William Dick and Veterinary Medicine in Edinburgh
  5. Video: Animal Plagues and Advancing Medicine
  6. Video: Teaching & Learning Veterinary Medicine
  7. 阅读: Additional Resources

Graded: Assessed Quiz The Past, Present and Future of Veterinary Medicine
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