Animal Emergency Center & Specialty Services

Description

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Students are exposed to a wide variety of primary emergency and referral emergency and critical care - both medical and surgical cases at a busy referral hospital. Students will participate in history taking and physical exams, and be expected to work closey with on-duty DVMs regarding assessments of patients, planning and executing diagnostic, treatment and therapeutic plans for critically ill and injured patients. Daily cage-side teaching rounds and twice weekly grand rounds will complement the experience.

Details

Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

Specialists include 2 DACVECC, and 1 residency-trained E/CC on duty every day (1 is also DACVIM), 1 DACVS, 1 DACVIM (oncology), 1 DABVP (Avian/exotics, specialist), 1, DAVDC (dentist), consulting radiologists, 4 E/CC specialty-trained nurses (along with MANY others!), currently 6 E/CC residents and 4 intern.

Educational Resources

  • Library of current journals and texts, and other reference material.
  • New, state-of-the-art facility with full in-house lab, blood bank, surgical capabilities, Ultrasound, echocardiography, MRI, CT, endoscopy (GI, nose, bladder, abdomen, thorax), surgery, therapeutic ventilator, advanced multi-parameter monitoring equipment, etc.

Responsibilities

As noted in description, work with on-duty doctors and specialists to hone skills in:

  • history and physical exam
  • planning and executing treatment
  • diagnostic and monitoring plans
  • participate in daily cage-side rounds and twice weekly grand rounds
  • Students will be given assignments as well.

Student Supervision

5 days per week, 12 hour days (days vary, practice is open 24/7/365), most often in evening/afternoon shifts - continuous access to interns/residents, daily access to emergency/critical care specialists, other specialists vary by their schedule.

Housing

Yes

Practice Information

Animal Emergency Center and Specialty Services
2100 W. Silver Spring Dr.
Glendale, WI 53209

Ph: 414-540-6710
Fx: 414-540-6720

email: linklaterdvm [at] hotmail [dot] com
Web: www.animalemergencycenter.com

Updated: 7/17/09
Signature on file: Andrew Linklater, DVM