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Unit of Study VTEC3006 Veterinary Nursing Care: Avian, Native, Wildlife, Exotic, Zoo, and Large Animals (2024)

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  • Pre-requisites

    - Veterinary Nursing Care: Companion Animals

Learning outcomes

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

demonstrate competency in handling, assessing, and performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in avian, native, wildlife, exotic, zoo, and large animal veterinary species

apply well-developed knowledge to communicate the principles of zoo animal husbandry, nutrition and welfare

analyse and discuss the ethical considerations in wildlife rehabilitation and release

demonstrate proficiently and cultural competency in working as part of a wildlife clinical care team while engaging in reflective practice.

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