Brazos Valley Equine Hospital, Navasota

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Equine Externship
The externship is designed to provide veterinary students with broad scope experience in a large equine private practice. BVEH, Navasota is a primary and referral/specialty practice in central Texas providing general preventative care, haul-in sports medicine and lameness evaluations, and management of internal medicine, critical care and surgical cases. Externs have the opportunity to gain extensive hands-on experience with direct supervision of veterinarians, interns and a knowledgeable, friendly staff. It is expected that externs will gain experience applicable to general practice as well as an internship.
  • Terrell Buchanan, DVM -- sports medicine, chiropractics
  • Ben Buchanan, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC
  • Wyatt Winchell, DVM, DACVS
  • Tiffany Hall, DVM, DACVIM (DACVECC eligible)
  • Weston Davis, DVM (DACVS eligible)

Arthroscopy, Laparoscopy, Endoscopy, Digital ultrasound, Digital and computed radiography, Critical care monitoring equipment, advanced in-house laboratory, advanced dentistry equipment, fully stocked pharmacy
Complete reference library and on-line journal article access. Daily stall-side case rounds and weekly journal club/seminar. On-site continuing education and monthly client seminars that externs are invited to participate in when scheduled.
1. Assisting in daily evaluation of and treatments for hospitalized cases under the supervision of interns and staff veterinarians.
2. Participation in outpatient appointments, including exposure to lameness evaluations and sports medicine management; ophthalmic, gastrointestinal, respiratory, and cardiology examinations; emergency management; and reproductive and neonatal care.
3. Externs are expected to participate in overnight care of hospitalized cases, including critical evaluation, monitoring and treatments; as well as participate in all emergencies.
4. Participation in daily case rounds and weekly seminar/journal clubs.
Appointments are scheduled from 8am-5pm Monday through Friday and 8am-12pm on Saturdays. Emergencies are taken 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Veterinary interns live on the premises and are available to visiting students 24 hours a day. Staff veterinarians see appointments primarily in house and care for hospitalized cases daily. Surgeries are performed on a daily, as needed basis. Caseload varies depending on the season with spring and early summer being quite busy.
Brazos Valley Equine Hospital, Navasota
6999 Hwy 6
Navasota, TX 77868
extern [dot] navasota [at] bveh [dot] com
Tiffany L. Hall, DVM, DACVIM
Posted: 10/08/12