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School of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
ANIMAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Course unit
DISEASE PREVENTION AND VETERINARY LEGISLATION
AVP3051853, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2015/16

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
ANIMAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Ord. 2013)
IF0325, Degree course structure A.Y. 2013/14, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination DISEASE PREVENTION AND VETERINARY LEGISLATION
Website of the academic structure http://www.agrariamedicinaveterinaria.unipd.it/
Department of reference Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural Resources, Animals and the Environment
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolaamv/course/view.php?idnumber=2017-IF0325-000ZZ-2015-AVP3051853-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch LEGNARO (PD)
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge MASSIMO MORGANTE VET/08

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines VET/08 Clinical Veterinary Medicine 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Practice 2.0 16 34.0 No turn
Lecture 4.0 32 68.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
5 Commissione a.a. 2017/18 01/12/2017 30/11/2018 MORGANTE MASSIMO (Presidente)
GIANESELLA MATTEO (Membro Effettivo)
COPPOLA LUIGI MICHELE (Supplente)
GUGLIELMINI CARLO (Supplente)
4 Commissione a.a. 2016/17 01/12/2016 30/11/2017 MORGANTE MASSIMO (Presidente)
GIANESELLA MATTEO (Membro Effettivo)
COPPOLA LUIGI MICHELE (Supplente)
GUGLIELMINI CARLO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Knowledge by the student of the modern farming systems in farm animals with particular reference to ruminants, pigs and horses, Knowledge of the different feeding strategies and the basics of animal nutrition.
Target skills and knowledge: Students will have acquire the knowledge of the principal methods in the prevention of principal metabolic-nutritional, infectious, and conditioned diseases in the farm animals: furthermore the principal bases of veterinary legislation regarding farm animals.
Examination methods: The examination is carried out with an oral test
Assessment criteria: Students will be evaluated on the basis of their theoretical and practical knowledge as well as for their capacity for critical evaluation of the topics treated
Course unit contents: 1CFU: physiopathology of the nutritional-metabolic disorders; prevention of the calcium metabolism related disorders: milk fever, subclinical hypocalcemia in cattle and other species, rickets, hyena disease, fibrotic osteodistrophy; prevention of the magnesium and phosphorus metabolism related disorders: hyipomagnesiemic tetany, puerperal hemoglobinuria, urolithiasis, osteomalacia.
2CFU prevention of the deficency of sodium, potassium microelements and vitamin metabolism related disorders.
3CFU: prevention of the energetic and proteic metabolism related disorders: prevention of the bovine ketosis, fatty cow syndrome, ovine puerperal toxemia, hepatic lipidosis, horse hyperlipemia. Prevention of hypoiglicemic sindrome in young animals.
4CFU: prevention of the fermentative and motor disorders of the gastrointestinal tract in the ruminants; acute, chronic and subacute rumen acidosis; rumen alkalosis; prevention of diarroic syndromes; prevention of respiratory diseases; prevention of mastitis.
5CFU: prevention and control of major infectious and parasitic diseases.
6CFU: Identification and registration of the animals (bovine, ovine, caprine, equine, swine); Animal welfare; Animal cruelty and dangerous animals legislation; Safety and health of workers at work; Animal Transport.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Activities will take place through frontal theoretical lectures n. 36 hours, through practical lessons on the discussion of case studies in the classroom n 8 hours, and a practical activity in the farm 4 hours.
Additional notes about suggested reading: The study materials will be provided by the teacher during the course oand available on the Moodle platform (https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolaamv/)

Office hours: Tuesday through Thursday by appointment with the teacher via e-mail.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Radostitis O.M., Gay C.C., Hinchcliff K.W., Constable P.D., Veterinary Medicine a textbook of the diseases of cattle, horses, sheep, pigs and goats. --: Saunders Elsevier, 2007.