Undergraduate Programmes > Veterinary Nursing (BHVET002)

Veterinary Nursing (BHVET002)
Degree : Bachelor of Science (BSc) College : Health & Agricultural Sciences
Level : Undergraduate Coordinator : Angela Drainville

The ultimate goal of student learning in the BSc (VN) will be the considered application of knowledge and veterinary nursing skills together with an appreciation of the integrative nature of the subject so they are able to work in a variety of practical & clinical settings (in an appropriate context). Graduates will also have the ability to pursue postgraduate studies thereby actively contributing to academic and research fields both within their profession and in related sciences.

     Stage 1   Information
(50 Programme Credits, 10 Elective Credits)
Core   Information  
NMHS10010Scientific Principles for Healthcare (Biology, Physics & Chemistry)Semester One5
RDEV10020Information SkillsSemester One5
VET10040Practical Animal HusbandrySemester Two5
VET20100Communication in Veterinary PracticeSemester Two5
VNUR10160Anatomy & Physiology for Vet Nursing ISemester One5
VNUR20190Anatomy & Physiology for Vet Nursing IISemester Two5
VNUR10280Principles of Veterinary NursingYear Long Module10
VNUR10300VN Clinical Placement S1Year Long Module10

     Stage 2   Information
(50 Programme Credits, 10 Elective Credits)
Core   Information  
VNUR20280Laboratory Work for Veterinary Nurses Semester One5
VNUR20330Veterinary Applied PharmacologySemester One5
VNUR20250Equine NursingSemester Two5
VNUR20270Diagnostic Imaging for Veterinary NursesSemester Two5
VNUR30250General Veterinary Practice Experience for Vet NursesSemester Two5
VNUR30410Anaesthesia for Vet NursesSemester Two5
VNUR20310Small Animal NursingYear Long Module10
VNUR20320Veterinary Surgical NursingYear Long Module10

     Stage 3   Information
(50 Programme Credits, 10 Elective Credits)
Core   Information  
VNUR30540Applied learning in Clin PractSemester One5
VNUR30560Clinical Placement S3Semester One25
VNUR20240Animal Intensive Care & RehabilitationSemester Two5
VNUR20260Farm Animal Nursing Semester Two5
VNUR30530Ethics Legislation & Critical ThinkingSemester Two5
VNUR30550Workplace Demands and Personal Development for Veterinary professionalsSemester Two5

     Stage 4   Information
(60 Programme Credits, 0 Elective Credits)
Core   Information  
VNUR30330VN ProjectYear Long Module10
VNUR30510VN External Placement S4Year Long Module10
VNUR30520VN Clinical Placement Stage 4Year Long Module40

Curricular information is subject to change