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Students will rotate through the various specialties observing specialty consultations and procedures.  Externs will be attending hospital wide morning rounds as well as the opportunity to attend 1 hour didactic weekly lectures and/or journal club.  Some primary experience can be gained in the ER if on that rotation.   

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Stow Kent Animal Hospital offers a full range of services, from routine care to advanced diagnostics, including surgical and dental suites. We employ low-stress techniques to ensure a positive, stress-free visit for both owners and patients.

Students can engage in an interactive learning session with one of our experienced DVMs.

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Veterinary preceptors will gain experience in clinical zoological medicine including preventative medicine, diagnostics, surgery, necropsy, husbandry, and restraint. Students will learn through a problem-based approach to clinical veterinary medicine, and the experience will be driven by the clinical, active caseload at the time. Students must adhere to the policies and procedures of the Louisville Zoo. Students will be expected to participate in all aspects of clinical operations, including case discussions, weekly animal area meetings, assisting technicians with daily treatments as needed, and participating in necropsy procedures.

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We are a full service general practice. We offer preventative care, routine surgeries, elective surgeries, dentistry, acupuncture, laser therapy. We offer same day urgent visits for our clients - we have the ability to take digital radiographs, ultrasound, full in our lab (cbc, chemistry, urinalysis, imagyst). 

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Salmon Brook Veterinary Hospital is a mixed practice, though this externship focuses on large animal ambulatory medicine. The large animal team provides medicine and surgical services for horses, dairy and beef cattle, small ruminants, camelids, pigs and the occasional exotic large animal (camels, water buffalo etc). Haul-in appointments are available for large animal patients, and limited overnight care is provided when indicated for a particular case. Specialty offerings include reproductive care for all species, specialized surgical services (goat tube cystotomies, for example) and equine sports medicine.

The small animal team provides medicine and outpatient surgical services for feline, canine and exotic animal patients (pocket pets and herptiles). The practice also offers rehabilitation/physical therapy and grooming.

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Observe and participate in general shelter medical operations including: soft tissue surgery (primarily spay/neuter), pre-surgical exams, surgical and anesthetic techniques, clinic morning and post-surgical monitoring, shelter animal exams, medical and surgical record entry and vaccinations.

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Our Definition: 
Mentoring is an ongoing collaborative relationship that occurs for the purpose of the mentee’s growth, learning, and career development. There should be an emphasis on communication, hospital culture, short- and long-term career goals, establishing best practices, and improving patient care. Effective mentors act as role models and sounding boards for their mentees and provide guidance to help them reach their goals.  

Mutual Responsibilities: 
• Bring enthusiasm, optimism, sensitivity, and respect to the relationship.
• Strive to be open to new ideas and feedback.
• Recognize that when setting “goals,” those may include those of the mentor, the mentee, and the hospital.
• Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct
• Periodically assess and celebrate progress.
• Periodically evaluate current development to see how to proceed forward, changes to be implemented, and areas for improvement.
 

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Shadow our 5 doctors, follow cases, shadow in surgery, practice basic skills (intubation, catheters, exams, diagnostic evaluatino)

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Perdue Foods LLC is the 4th largest broiler producer in the USA, producing approximately 13 million broilers per week. Perdue is the 6th largest US turkey producer, growing over 8 million turkeys per year.

Student will shadow and assist experienced poultry veterinarians and assist poultry production personnel in their daily duties.  This will include visits to hatcheries, broiler farms, processing plants, and poultry diagnostic laboratories.  Student will attend meetings where poultry diagnostics, health program planning, regulatory, and poultry production planning topics are discussed. Student may assist in sample collection in hatcheries and on farms. Student may assist with poultry vaccination or vaccination audits. Student will learn the company's detailed poultry welfare program and the detailed biosecurity requirements. Student will perform and/or assist with poultry necropsies. Student may assist or perform poultry welfare or biosecurity audits. Student will interact with poultry farmers. Student will learn about standard vaccination programs for both broiler breeders and broilers, as well as anticoccidial programs for broilers. Student will learn about NAE (No Antibiotics Ever) broiler production and Organic broiler production. Student will learn how to properly prescribe antibiotic treatments for commercial broilers. Student will learn to review diagnostic lab reports with regard to making subsequent veterinary recommendations. Student will learn how to collect and analyze complex production statistics and evaluate their relevance to poultry health. Student will be exposed to emergency preparedness (HPAI, LPAI, weather, etc.) as it relates to large integrated poultr operations. Student may spend time with non-Perdue poultry veterinarians in the area as well, performing the aforementioned activities, depending on scheduling. Student is required to sign a Confidentiality Agreement.

 

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