Health Management I (VETM*3400)

Code and section: VETM*3400*01


Health management is the promotion of health and prevention of disease in animals within the economic/business framework of the animal owner/industry, while recognizing the issues of animal welfare, human safety and environmental impact. In this course students are presented with an integrated approach to the disciplines of medicine, epidemiology, ethology, public health and animal husbandry. Students develop skills in finding and critically appraising information, problem solving, and calculating and interpreting quantitative measures. This mandatory course is based on the DVM 2000 Professional Competencies of Canadian Veterinarians.