VME 5244 Physiology: Organ Systems 4 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Emphasizes domestic animals commonly encountered in veterinary medicine. Physiology of nervous, muscle, blood, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, and endocrine systems.

Prerequisite: knowledge of general biochemistry.

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VME 5715C Small Animal Soft Tissue Minimally Invasive Surgery 0-1 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduction to the current state of laparoscopy and thoracoscopy in small animal surgery. Lectures will focus on specific procedures and associated case selection considerations. Descriptions of required and recommended instrumentation as well as procedural steps will be presented and basic techniques will be practiced in the laboratory setting on trainers.

Prerequisite: Baccalaureate degree or permission of an academic advisor of a student in a premedical Baccalaureate program such as animal science, biology, or physiology & Enrollment in a graduate clinical or laboratory medicine/surgery program.

VME 6008 Care of Aquatic Megavertebrates 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Care of Florida megavertebrates including dolphins, other cetaceans, manatees, and sea turtles using lectures, tours, and hands-on experience.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

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VME 6010 Aquatic Animal Conservation Issues 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

An online introduction to some controversial conservation issues, surrounding aquatic species, ranging from invertebrates to marine mammals, culminating in a 5-page grant proposal and review.

Prerequisite: None.

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VME 6011 Introduction to Aquatic Wildlife Health Issues 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

An online introduction to the natural history, anatomy, physiology, behavior, and health issues of aquatic wildlife: marine mammals, sea turtles, crocodilians, and some fish and invertebrates, culminating in a five- page grant proposal and review.

Prerequisite: None.

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VME 6017 Manatee Health & Conservation 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introducing graduate students to manatee natural history, anatomy, physiology, behavior, conservation and health issues. Students will gain a working knowledge of these topics, exposure to current experts in these fields, be able to evaluate and discuss common health and mortality issues, and explain current management strategies.

Prerequisite: None.

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VME 6051 Cruelty to Animals and Interpersonal Violence 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

The relationship between cruelty to animals and interpersonal violence has been substantiated by as significant body of work in the social sciences. Participants in this course will gain a fundamental knowledge of this connection, examine both qualitative and quantitative studies and case histories of the correlation between cruelty to animals, child abuse, domestic violence, elder abuse, and teen violence. Participants will learn how to recognize the connection between cruelty to animals and human violence and will review a variety of intervention programs for victims and at-risk or offending populations.

Prerequisite: None.

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VME 6052 Animal Crime Scene Processing 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

This course provides the student with formal academic training in basic crime scene processing techniques specialized for the analysis of crime scenes involving injured or deceased animals, or scenes involving acts of animal cruelty. A focus will be on the recognition, documentation, and preservation of various types of physical evidence involving animal abuse, cruelty, neglect and death.

Prerequisite: None.

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VME 6053 Skeletal Trauma Analysis in Animals 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Provides an introduction to skeletal trauma in nonhuman remains. Also covered will be skeletal evidence of other types of abuse including starvation, infection, or neglect. Skeletal pathology will be addressed.

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VME 6054 Scientific and Legal Principles of Forensic Evidence 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

This course will focus on crime scene integrity, crime scene searches, chain of custody issues, courtroom presentation of physical evidence, and expert witness testimony. Emphasis will also be placed on the management of scene personnel, the media, victims, and suspects.

Prerequisite: None

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VME 6056 Animal Law 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Animal law is a quickly growing field and is becoming essential to social policy in the United States as well as around the world. This course introduces and surveys important overarching legal themes that occur throughout the unique relationship between humans and animals.

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VME 6195 Wildlife Virology: Emerging Wildlife Viruses of Veterinary and Zoonotic Importance 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Wildlife Virology is a 3-credit graduate-level course focusing on pathogenic viruses that are naturally maintained in wildlife species which are transmissible to humans, domestic animals, and other wildlife/zoological species. Covers a comprehensive and diverse set of RNA and DNA viruses that naturally infect free-ranging mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish.

Prerequisite: Specific introductory coursework is not required prior to taking this course, although a basic background in general microbiology or virology is recommended.

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VME 6430C Contemporary Issues in Small Animal Surgery 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Current or significant scientific papers from the veterinary and human literature, formal presentations will be given on topics relevant to contemporary small animal surgery, including comparative/translational aspects. Emphasizes morbidity and mortality discussions on recent clinical soft-tissue and orthopedic case material.

Prerequisite: DVM (or equivalent degree); master's students or Small Animal Surgical Residents pursuing a master's degree.

VME 6464 Molecular Pathogenesis 3 Credits, Max 6 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Papers on mechanisms of pathogenesis and molecular approaches toward diagnosis and control of either parasitic or viral and bacterial diseases. Focus varies each semester.

Prerequisite: biochemistry, immunology, or consent of instructor.

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VME 6505 Autoimmunity 1 Credit, Max 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Biological and biochemical aspects of immunology, focusing on molecular and cellular events involved in genetic susceptibility, pathogenesis, and treatment of human autoimmune diseases.

Prerequisite: GMS 6006 or consent of instructor.

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VME 6508 Veterinary Virology: Molecular and Evolutionary Biology of Animal Viruses 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Veterinary Virology is a 3-credit (3 hours of lecture/week) graduate-level course focused on understanding the common, fundamental molecular and evolutionary mechanisms used by veterinary viruses to infect and spread efficiently to cause disease in animal hosts.

Prerequisite: Previous introductory coursework in molecular biology and/or general microbiology/virology is recommended, although not required.

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VME 6570 Wildlife Conservation and Forensic Science 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Learning the fundamental concepts of animal conservation and protection. The course will also address the applicability and importance of forensic science in wildlife investigations, including an introduction to the scientific and forensic method, crime scene analysis and processing, types of evidence, evidence collection, and field analyses.

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VME 6571 Forensic Applied Animal Behavior 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Reviewing Forensic Applied Animal Behavior, which is defined as the application of knowledge of animal behavior to the purpose of the law. This includes documenting the behavioral effects of abuse, neglect or inadequate care that may be in violation of laws, regulations, and industry or community standards.

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VME 6572 Forensic Aspects of Agricultural Animal Welfare 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introducing agricultural animal welfare with a focus on the legal aspects associated with abusive care of agricultural animals. This course explores scientific and ethical dialogue on agricultural animal welfare issues. Completing this course will provide an understanding of current U.S. laws governing agricultural animal welfare as well as the ability to minimally evaluate and assess the welfare of an agricultural animal.

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VME 6573 Applications of DNA for Companion Animal and Wildlife Cases 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introducing the student to the basic understanding of DNA and how it is used to identify species and provide evidence for criminal investigations. Upon completion of this course, the student will have basic knowledge of how DNA is used to identify species, gender and individual identification, chain of custody, and the agencies and laboratories doing veterinary and wildlife forensic DNA assays.

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VME 6574 Aquatic Animal Pathology and Forensic Science 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Addresses aquatic animal pathology and the types of injuries seen in aquatic animal forensic cases. Necropsy techniques and subsequent sample analysis, background historical, ecological and conservation information regarding each species examined, and related forensic techniques including sampling, handling, and legal concerns by renowned species researchers and professionals will be covered.

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VME 6575 Veterinary Forensic Medicine 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introducing students to the application of veterinary medicine to the forensic sciences. Course topics will focus on the interpretations of injury patterns, cause, manner and mechanism of death. Upon completion of this course, the student will have a basic knowledge of the pathological documentation required for scenes involving animals, including recognition of abuse, crime scene investigation, and interacting with the legal community.

Prerequisite: None.

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VME 6576 Veterinary Forensic Pathoogy 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introducing and developing in-depth the field of veterinary forensic pathology, including how to perform and document, through photographs and written reports, a professional necropsy.

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VME 6577 Practicing Pathology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Strengthening and broadening students' knowledge of the pathologic basis of disease as well as specific systemic diseases, and how to apply this knowledge when performing a necropsy. Necropsy technique itself will be covered in depth. The course teaches astute observation, accurate description, and educated interpretation of the changes observed at necropsy, in addition to postmortem case management, using examples of relevance in shelter populations.

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VME 6578 Forensic Veterinary Oesteology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Providing an introduction to the non-human skeleton emphasizing the general identification of complete and fragmentary skeletal remains. This course, will cover bone biology, development and anatomy, taphonomy, age, and sex. This knowledge forms the underpinning for advanced study in veterinary forensic osteology or zooarchaeolgy. Learning objectives will be accomplished through a combination of lecture material, readings, quizzes, a case study, and online active discussions.

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VME 6579 Veterinary Forensic Radiology and Imaging 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Students completing this course will gain an understanding of how radiology and imaging can be used in the veterinary forensic sciences. Topics include: imaging modalities, the performance, interpretation and reportage of veterinary imaging studies as applied to the courts or the law.

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VME 6580 Cybercrime in Wildlife Investigations 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Provides an understanding of cybercrime from perspectives of wildlife investigations. Computer forensics, mobile device technology, email and network forensics, basics of electronic evidence and processing an electronic crime scene are covered. Also provides a comprehensive analysis of the legal principles that apply to cybercrime and electronic trade in wildlife.

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VME 6581 Working Dogs in Conservation and Forensic Science 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Abilities of the canine nose are well-documented. Working dogs are being increasingly utilized for their olfactory skills in conservation and forensic science for the calculation of population trends of endangered species, the eradication of invasive species in protected environments, identification of disease, and the identification of infestations and chemical contaminants.

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VME 6583 Applied Companion Animal & Livestock Forensic Genetics 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

This course will continue from Applications of DNA for Forensic and Wildlife Cases (VME 6573). Students will use the previous information to describe collection of evidence, chain of evidence, laboratory protocols, data analysis, and report writing while doing in depth data analysis to resolve complex cases.

Prerequisite: VME 6573.

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VME 6602 General Toxicology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

General principles of toxicology. Mechanisms for occurrence of toxic effects in target organs and tissues.

Prerequisite: background in biochemistry, physiology, and pharmacology.

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VME 6603 Advanced Toxicology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Survey of the health effects of each major class of toxicants.

Prerequisite: VME 6602.

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VME 6604 Literature Survey in Toxicology 1-2 Credits, Max 2 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Critical presentation and evaluation of current literature in selected topics in toxicology.

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VME 6605 Toxic Substances 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

In-depth information on signs, symptoms, underlying mechanisms, diagnosis, and management of poisoning by drugs and chemicals.

Prerequisite: VME 6602

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VME 6607 Human Health Risk Assessment 4 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Conceptual approaches and computational techniques for quantitative health risk assessment.

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VME 6613 Forensic Toxicology I 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Analytical techniques used to examine forensic drug and forensic toxicology specimens.

Prerequisite: organic chemistry recommended.

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VME 6614 Forensic Toxicology II 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Toxicology of compounds commonly encountered in forensic specimens.

Prerequisite: VME 6613.

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VME 6615 Veterinary Forensic Toxicology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Encompassing the concepts of veterinary forensic toxicology including basic principles of veterinary toxicology, legal aspects of veterinary toxicology, utilization of veterinary diagnostic laboratories in forensic cases, conducting veterinary toxicology field investigations, history-taking, and proper collection, handling and preservation of samples. Species-relevant aspects of veterinary toxicology will be covered.

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VME 6616 Veterinary Agents: Introduction to Critical Thinking and Environmental Monitoring 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Veterinary agents, as administered to livestock, exotic, and companion animals may pose considerable repercussions to wildlife and the environment. Students will review the necessary features of a healthy, balanced ecosystem and recognize the species that are most susceptible to exposure in conjunction with key toxicological concepts and terminologies.

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VME 6617 Risk Assessment and Mitigation for the Use and Management of Veterinary Agents 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Provides a comprehensive understanding of the hazards that veterinary agents can pose to wildlife and the environment. Details methods for hazard mitigation and the suite of actions that can be taken to preempt risks. Students will also gain deeper insight into the breadth of pertinent environmental and wildlife regulations.

Prerequisite: Critical Thinking and Environmental Monitoring of Veterinary Agents (VME 6XXX)

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VME 6620 The Practice of Regulatory Toxicology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Regulatory toxicology includes the evaluation of substances in prescribed assays, the goal of which is to determine hazards to humans. This course will review the basics in the practice of conducting using prescribed in vivo and in vitro systems and evaluating the results.

Prerequisite: VME 6602.

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VME 6650 Principles of Mammalian Pharmacology 4 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Principles of drug action. Emphasizes mechanisms of action and side effects for major drug classes used in humans and other mammals.

Prerequisite: graduate-level physiology course.

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VME 6651 Seminars in Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia 2 Credits, Max 8 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Weekly seminar series on topics in anesthesia and analgesia of veterinary species including pharmacology, physiology with a focus on cardiorespiratory and pain pathophysiology, anesthesia equipment, airway management, anesthetic management of patients with co-existing diseases, and challenges posed by anesthetizing unique species. Presented by residents, graduate students, faculty, and visiting speakers.

Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor is required;

Corequisite: Student must be enrolled in a graduate program and must have a DVM or equivalent professional degree.

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VME 6712C Small Animal Interventional Radiology 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Serves as an introduction to the current state of interventional radiology in small animal surgery. Lectures will focus on specific procedures associated case selection considerations.

Prerequisite: Graduate students enrolled in UF CVM graduate program in Veterinary Medical Sciences.

VME 6714C Small Animal Orthopedic Minimally Invasive Surgery 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduction to the current state of arthroscopy and minimally invasive fracture repair in small animal surgery.

VME 6766 Laboratory Quality Assurance/Quality Control 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Procedures for ensuring quality practices in the analytical laboratory.

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VME 6767 Issues in the Responsible Conduct of Research 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: S/U

Presentation and discussion of issues; guiding principles and potential pitfalls.

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VME 6771 Veterinary Epidemiologic Research 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Design, analysis, and interpretation of epidemiologic studies.

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VME 6800 Welfare and Wellness for Pets and People 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Promotes wellness for those who care for pets by rehearsing skills needed for taking care of oneself and colleagues with the same attention used to promote welfare for pets.

Prerequisite: Must be currently enrolled as a professional veterinary student, DVM candidate, at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine to take the VEM 5XXX version of the course OR must be currently enrolled as a UF graduate student.

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VME 6810 Integrating Veterinary Medicine with Shelter Systems 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Understanding and appreciation of the critical role played by veterinarians in protecting the health and welfare of sheltered dogs and cats.

Prerequisite: Students should be currently enrolled in a professional veterinary medicine program leading to a DVM degree or should already hold a DVM or VMD degree.

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VME 6811 Shelter Animal Physical Health 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Construction, critique, and implementation of policies and protocols to protect and enhance the physical health and well-being of sheltered dogs and cat, including recognizing and responding to threats to physical health.

Prerequisite: Students should be currently enrolled in a professional veterinary medicine program leading to a DVM or VMD degree; or should already hold a DVM or VMD degree. Equivalent programs from international veterinary medical schools are acceptable.

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VME 6812 Shelter Animal Behavior and Welfare 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Concepts related to shelter behavior programs; evaluation of quality of shelter behavior programs; and implementation of changes to promote shelter animal behavior and welfare.

Prerequisite: Students should be currently enrolled in a professional veterinary medicine program leading to a DVM or VMD degree; or should already hold a DVM or VMD degree. Equivalent programs from international veterinary medical schools are acceptable.

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VME 6813 Behavioral Health for Shelter Dogs and Cats 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduces canine and feline behavior so students will understand how and why dogs and cats end up in shelters, what can be done to enhance their behavioral health while they are in the shelter, how to manage common shelter behavioral issues, and how behavior influences adoptions and retention.

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VME 6814 Teaching Clinical Skills in Animal Shelters 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduces pedagogical skills necessary for effectively teaching clinical skills in the setting of an animal shelter.

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VME 6815 Animal Shelter Population Management by the Metrics 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Teaches the fundamentals of using shelter data to make data-driven decisions to enhance animal health and improve operational efficiency.

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VME 6816 The Role of the Animal Shelter in Protecting Community and Public Health 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Enhances the ability of shelter medical professionals to serve as informed and active protectors of human and animal health in their communities.

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VME 6817 Humane Euthanasia Practicies for Animal Shelters 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Serves to establish best practices for students interested in coaching shelters in humane euthanasia. Prerequisites would be that you have access to an animal shelter where you can observe and discuss euthanasia practices during the course.

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VME 6818 High Quality High Volume Spay Neuter 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Gives students in-depth knowledge of HQHVSN (High Quality High Volume Spay/Neuter) and introduces skills necessary for evaluating, improving, and developing successful HQHVSN programs based on community need.

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VME 6819 Principles of Leadership in Animal Shelters 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Advances have occurred in animal sheltering and shelter medicine in recent years, and effective leadership is crucial to navigate this change in order to build healthy organizational culture and fulfill its mission. Students will be aware of their strengths as a leader, and of areas for additional development.

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VME 6820 Introduction to Veterinary Disaster Response 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Be prepared to respond to veterinary disaster events as a volunteer.

Prerequisite: Must be currently enrolled as a professional veterinary student, DVM candidate, at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine OR must be currently enrolled as graduate student, MS in Veterinary Medical Sciences candidate at UF.

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VME 6905 Problems in Veterinary Medical Sciences 1-4 Credits, Max 12 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Problems in Veterinary Medical Sciences

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VME 6910 Supervised Research 1-5 Credits, Max 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Supervised Research

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VME 6931 Seminar in Veterinary Medical Sciences 1 Credit, Max 8 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Seminar in Veterinary Medical Sciences

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VME 6932 Seminar in Physiological Sciences 1 Credit, Max 8 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Weekly seminar series on topics in comparative physiological sciences, including nervous, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, urogenital, and musculoskeletal systems.

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VME 6933 Seminar in Infectious Diseases and Experimental Pathology 1 Credit, Max 8 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Weekly seminar series on topics in infectious diseases of animals presented by students, faculty, and visiting speakers.

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VME 6934 Topics in Veterinary Medical Sciences 1-4 Credits, Max 10 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Studies in topics involving new developments and/or research techniques in veterinary medical sciences.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

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VME 6936 Seminar in Pathophysiology 1 Credit, Max 8 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Weekly seminar series in mammalian pathophysiology.

Prerequisite: physiology, biochemistry.

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VME 6937L VMS Graduate Seminar Series 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: S/U

This course is a forum for CVM graduate students and faculty to exchange information that can advance animal health, human health, and environmental health.

Prerequisite: Student must be enrolled in PhD or MSc program.

VME 6938 Topics in Aquatic Animal Health 1 Credit, Max 4 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Presentation/discussion by students of selected articles relating to aquatic animal health, including both vertebrates and invertebrates.

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VME 6939 Topics in International Shelter Medicine 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduces and familiarizes students to the unique challenges of practicing shelter medicine in international, resource-limited environments.

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VME 6940 Supervised Teaching 1-5 Credits, Max 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Supervised Teaching

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VME 6950 Capstone Project Presentation 1-3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Students design and present to a live online audience a culminating project and e-portfolio that demonstrates their academic achievement and ability to use the knowledge and skills gained while completing the online MS Veterinary Medical Sciences, Concentration in Shelter Medicine.

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VME 6951 Communication in Shelter Medicine 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Learn and apply concepts of good writing and strong visual layouts for transforming academic research in shelter medicine into public documents that can be shared at meetings and with the public to convey topics in the animal shelter environment to promote changes in shelter animal behavior and animal welfare.

Prerequisite: VME 6813.

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VME 6971 Research for Master's Thesis 1-15 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Master's Thesis

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VME 7979 Advanced Research 1-12 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for doctoral students in veterinary medical sciences before admission to candidacy. Designed for students with a master's degree in the field of study or for students who have been accepted for a doctoral program. Not appropriate for students who have been admitted to candidacy.

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VME 7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation 1-15 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Doctoral Dissertation

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