Module Identifier RSM1210  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Dr Mark Dagleish  
Semester Semester 2  
Assessment Essay   1 x 3,000 word essay   30%  
  Exam   3 Hours Unseen written examination   70%  


This course aims to apply the biological material covered in semester 1 modules into the context of Equine Veterinary practice. It will act as a significant integrating module for many of the other modules both in Semester 1 and 2.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module students will be able to:

Syllabus / Curriculum design

The course will comprise of 12 lectures and 6 practicals. It will consider the preventative, diagnostic and curative medicine used for the major equine ailments and injuries. The use of modern technology in equine medicine will be evaluated with the aids of the practical sessions.

Reading Lists

Johnson, A M. (1986) Equine Medical Disorders. Blackwell Scientific Publications
Robinson, N E. (1992) Current Therapy in Equine Medicine 3. W B Saunders Company, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc
Colahan, P T. (1991) Equine Medicine and Surgery Vol 1 and 2. American Vet Publications