5-day training on ‘Basic Clinical and Diagnostic Skills in Small Animal Practice’ start at UVAS
LAHORE (04-06-18): The Pet Centre of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore organised a 5-day training on “Basic Clinical and Diagnostic Skills in Small Animal Practice” under the project titled “In-service Training Facility of Advance Veterinary Education and Professional Development for Veterinary Professionals” funded by Punjab government at City Campus Lahore on Monday.
Prof Dr Asim Khalid Mahmood presided over the inaugural session of the training while Associate Professor Dr Hafsa Zaneb and training participants from various campuses of UVAS were present on the occasion. Dr Amir Aslam, a Small Animal Practitioner from Houston Animal Hospital, USA, is the Resource Person of the training. He is anex-student of UVAS and has vast experience in the area of small animal practice.
In his address, Prof Dr Asim Khalid said that the aim of the training was to imparting innovative knowledge and skills to young veterinarians especially in the areas of clinical and diagnostic practices for the treatment of animals. He said that national and foreign expert would deliver lectures to highlight the recent advancements in clinical practices and the latest techniques going on in the developing countries of the world. Dr Hafsa Zaneb spoke about the objectives of the training.
Various aspects, including small animal hospital design, mandatory minimum equipment required, prescription writing and documentation, Pre exam of patient by the staff, exam by the vet, treatment, admission, client counseling, interpretation of diagnostic tests, Blood work, X-rays, ultrasound, vaccination and deworming of pets and tick control would be discussed in the five-day training.