Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):
A. The ability to describe biological mechanisms that underlie animal health and diseases at the cellular, host and population levels.
B. The ability to apply the knowledge of healthy versus diseased status of an animal in terms of structure, function, homeostasis, pathophysiology.
C. The ability to use problem solving skills in examining patients and using appropriate clinical and laboratory testing to reach accurate diagnoses, while demonstrating responsible treatment regimens that promote the judicious use of pharmaceuticals.
D. The ability to develop and execute a comprehensive treatment plan.
E. The ability to correctly manage anesthesia, control pain, and safeguard patient welfare.
F. The ability to use basic surgical skills and provide post-operative management.
G. The ability to use basic medical skills to evaluate and provide adequate patient management.
H. The ability to practice appropriate emergency and intensive care case management.
I. The ability to apply practical knowledge of reproductive anatomy and physiology in both companion- and domestic-animal species while demonstrating appropriate diagnostic techniques in theriogenology.
J. The ability to identify ways to prevent disease, employ biosecurity measures to mitigate disease risks, identify zoonotic disease and food safety issues, and promote public awareness of the human and animal health interface.
K. The ability to demonstrate appropriate client/veterinarian communications and ethical conduct amidst diverse clientele.
L. The ability to effectively contribute to policy formulation to positively impact animal production, health and welfare at regional and national levels in order to improve community livelihoods.
Mapping Objectives to Outcomes:
|Program objectives||Program outcomes|
|· PEO-1. Graduates will have demonstrated the ability to apply basic and clinical veterinary sciences to improve animal health and production.||A, B, C, D, I|
|· PEO-2. Graduates will have consistently demonstrated personal values, leadership qualities and ethical behavior that promote a high standard for the veterinary profession. ||C, E, F, G, H, K, L|
|· PEO-3. Graduates will have engaged in self-directed learning and professional development while demonstrating their ability and commitment to continually enhance their knowledge and skills throughout their career.||C, E, F, G, H, K, L|
|· PEO-4. Graduates will have emphasized the important and central roles of veterinarians in in the One World-One Medicine-One Health concept, effectively demonstrating their ability to lead multidisciplinary teams to improve public health.||J, K, L|
|· PEO-5. Graduates will have become competent practitioners and effectively collaborate with other veterinary specialists and health care providers to use and adopt emerging veterinary technologies and practices. || F, G, J, L|