Description of Elective Experience:
Student will shadow and participate in history taking for ophthalmic cases, performing an ophthalmic exam, ophthalmic diagnostic testing, lesion interpretation, differential diagnosis generation, diagnosis and treatment planning. Journal club and ocular histopathology rounds will be performed weekly.
Institutional and Educational Resources - staffing, equipment, etc.:
All ophthalmic equipment and resources will be provided by Veterinary Vision Center. Equipment includes slit lamp biomicroscope, indirect ophthalmoscopy, ocular ultrasonography, surgical operating microscope, phacoemulsification unit.
Student Responsibilities - what is expected of students in terms of hours, days of the week, shadowing or actual support?:
A standard 8 hour work day, Monday - Friday, is expected.
Student Housing (include costs, amenities, pet friendly, contact info if different from elective contact info):
We have on site housing. A one bedroom apartment with full shower is available for externs.
Kenneth Pierce, DVM, MS, DACVO
7700 E Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA 71115United States
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