University of Saskatchewan

Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Indepartmental Undergraduate Courses

VINT 210.1 - 14S over Q3 and Q4
Survey of Veterinary Medicine

A series of seminars introducing the student to the diversity of the veterinary profession. Topics include career opportunities in veterinary medicine, professionalism, ethics, the human-animal bond, animal rights and welfare, etc.

Formerly: VINT 201.1
Restriction(s):
Admitted to Year 1 of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program.


VINT 400.2 - 24T over Q1,2,3 or 4
Selected Topics

Offered occasionally in special circumstances to cover in-depth topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. These may include research projects and off-campus courses.

Permission of the Third Year Teachers and Examiners Committee.
Restriction(s):
Successful completion of Year 2 of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program.


VINT 401.2 - 24T over Q1,2,3 or 4
Selected Topics

Offered occasionally in special circumstances to cover in-depth topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. These may include research projects and off-campus courses.

Permission of the Third Year Teachers and Examiners Committee.
Restriction(s): Successful completion of Year 2 of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program.


VINT 410.1 — 12L over Q4
Business Topics in Professional Practice

Will cover a number of business topics that are important to students as they transition into their professional careers.

Restriction(s): Successful completion of Year 2 of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program.


VINT 439.2 — 24T over Q1,2,3 or 4
Research Projects

Will allow Veterinary Medical students to undertake research projects of specified nature during their program.

Permission of the Third Year Teachers and Examiners Committee.
Restriction(s):
Successful completion of Year 2 of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program.


VINT 440.2 — 24S over Q4
Mindful Veterinary Practice

A practical, experiential and academic exploration of mindfulness as it relates to the practice of veterinary medicine. Upon completion, students will be able to implement mindfulness-based strategies to enhance interpersonal communication, mitigate stress and improve attention and working memory capacity, thereby facilitating patient care and enhancing their own career satisfaction.

Restriction(s): Successful completion of Year 2 of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program


VINT 580.32 - Q1,2,3&4 (32 weeks)
Applied Veterinary Medicine

Full-time course load for Year 4 WCVM students. Provides students an opportunity to develop, integrate and apply veterinary medical knowledge and skills in a clinical setting under faculty supervision. Consists of 32 weeks of clinical and other applied experiences. Most of these are clinical rotations in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital but experiences outside of WCVM are permitted.

Restriction(s): Successful completion of Year 3 of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program.