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Will perform physical exams; perform medical, surgical and dental procedures under the supervision of a veterinarian. Help develop a plan of action based on exam, interpretation of lab reports, EKG's and or Radiographs. Provide accurate updates on client records. The student will be giving SQ, IM and IV injections and be familiar with placing IV catheters and properly care for them. Can prepare a patient for surgery, administer anesthesia and monitor patient during surgery and recovery.

 

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Working up GP appointments, surgery, and Dentals

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The company has multiple hospitals around the United States where veterinarians can practice based on their preferences of city and state.

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Extern will have the opportunity to participate in leishmania research, develop a project for the extent of their time, and shadow lab members and researchers. The student will learn the basic principles of conducting university funded research and writing research papers. The student will conduct in-depth reviews of scientific literature as well as perform bench work experiments relating to their project.

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Student will have the opportunity to participate in collecting and recording an accurate patient history, performing physical exams and recording of normal and abnormal findings, making a list of differentials, and assisting in the workup and treatment of patients. This will all be done under the direct supervision of an experienced DVM (with anywhere from 12-25+ years of experience).  Additionally, effective communication with pet parents will be taught and put to use - such as the delivery of discharge instructions. Pharmaceuticals, their uses and prescription indications will be learned.   End-of-life and euthanasia processes will also be included in learning experience as this is one of the most valued services we offer. Technical skill learning opportunities will be available, such as phlebotomy, injections, IV catheter placement, operating basic medical equipment. Advanced skill opportunities such as endotracheal tube placement, anesthetic monitoring, and surgical assistance will also be available.  We are a Fear Free, Cat Friendly, and AAHA accredited hospital. All of these require advanced techniques and standards.  We pride ourselves in a supportive environment where everyone works together for a common passion, purpose, and core values.  

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We are a rural mixed animal 3 DVM practice serving mostly cow-calf producers and our local horse and pet owners

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The externship provided by Pipestone Veterinary Services is a predominantly swine focused externship. Students will be given opportunities to grow in areas of swine health, production, and research while working with veterinarians and team members at Pipestone Veterinary Services.     

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Independence, IA USA

Orange City, IA USA

Pipestone, MN USA

Rensselaer, IN USA

Sycamore, IL USA

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Student will shadow a board certified cardiologist or a cardiology resident through out the scheduled day.  This will include sitting in on appointments, echos, client messages.

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Noah's Ark has a long history of hosting OSU students. We offer practical "hands on" and immersive experience in our small animal practices.

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Two-week schedule combining field experience and office experience in a premier swine genetics company. PIC will cover travel expenses, meals, and lodging during the two-week externship. No stipend provided. 

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