OSU CVM On Campus Elective

If you are interested, during your 4th year off-site elective experience, we provide a list of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine's previously approved locations.

If you choose not to work at any of the pre-approved sites, please find your own elective location and submit a request for approval through The College of Veterinary Medicine.

Columbus OH

Description Participates with senior veterinary students performing post mortem from the Veterinary Medical Center, the Columbus Zoo and area private practicing veterinarians. Participates in seminars in applied pathology with graduate students and residents. Participates in off campus pathology experiences that can be arranged with local organizations such as Battelle Memorial Institute and the Ohio Department of Agriculture Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory. Student has the option of participating in the evaluation of specimens submitted

Columbus OH

Description Advanced training in equine anesthesia - discussion of pharmacology and appropriate use of anesthetic drugs and adjuncts. Practical planning and experience of induction, maintenance and recovery of anesthesia in healthy and sick horses. Journal articles to read/discuss if there are times when no horses are being anesthetized. Emergency after hours experience is also usually scheduled.

Columbus OH

Description Students will participate in animal behavior related activities such as problem pet behavior consultations, literature review, and special projects related to supporting the behavioral wellness programs of the hospital. A student's interests in specific areas of animal behavior will be strongly considered when tailoring the elective to each individual elective participant.

Columbus OH

Description Interpret cytologies, hemograms, and biochemical profiles from clinical patients; review teaching sets and references. Dr. Wellman and Clinical Pathology Instructor, supervisors.

Columbus OH

Description Some core rotations have available space for elective students. Contact Educational Design & Systems, Room 005-B Veterinary Medical Center for availability. Updated: 4/9/09 Signature on file: Trudy Busby, Assistant Director, ED&S

Columbus OH

Description Details Elective experience in Emergency and/or Critical Care Medicine. Emphasis on receiving emergency patients or primary case responsibility for critical care patients. Responsibilities To receive and participate in initial stabilization and diagnostic/therapeutic approach to emergency patients. Participation in critical care will involve primary casemanagement of patients transferred to critical care. Student Supervision 10 hrs./day; 5 days/week

Columbus, OH

Type of Experience: Research/Master's project - MPH VPH

Columbus OH

Description This rotation allows students to further hone their film interpretation skills. Though the emphasis is on radiography, alternate imaging examinations such as CT, MRI and nuclear medicine may be reviewed. Students may customize their learning experience based on their area of interest (i.e. equine, small animal, etc.).

Columbus OH

Description Student will be conducting all laboratory aspects of a research project on Clostridium difficile in swine and humans. This work is part of the student's MS project. Responsibilities data collection data analysis project summary Supervisor Dr. Wondwossen Gebreyes Student Supervision 8 hours/day; 5 days/week

Columbus, OH

Description: This elective is meant to expose the student to interventional radiology (IR) as a discipline in both veterinary and human medicine.  It is spent as a 2 week block on the Cardiology and Interventional Medicine Service, pending availability and clinician scheduling.  The objectives of the rotation are as follows:

Columbus OH

Description The student will have the opportunity to see a broad variety of small animal cases with central and peripheral neurological diseases and be involved with all aspects of case management. Neurodiagnostic tests such as cerebrospinal fluid collection, magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography and electrodiagnostics will also be part of our clinical routine.

Columbus, OH

Type of Experience: Preventive Medicine/Veterinary Public Health

Columbus OH

Description During this 2 week elective, basic principles of radiotherapy, radiobiology, treatment planning and oncologic imaging will be reviewed in the context of the Radiation Oncology service. The following are the specific objectives of the elective:

Columbus OH

Description Introduction to small animal veterinary rehabilitation and sports medicine through observation of and participation in clinical cases, familiarization with available treatment modalities (such as UWTM, laser, e-stim, active exercises), and limited didactic teaching.

Columbus OH

Description This rotation allows students to further hone their clinical skills in the diagnosis and management of small animal internal medicine cases. Because of the broad variety of clinical problems and disorders that are evaluated in SAIM Clinics (Urinary, Gastrointestinal, Endocrine, and Respiratory systems; Infectious Disease; Multi-systemic disorders), the two week block in the SAIM elective rotation is likely to provide case material that is complementary to that seen in the core rotation. Problem-solving abilities and strategies continue to be emphasized.

Columbus, OH

Description Pre-requisites: Students must have completed >50% of a previously-established research project under Dr. Gilor's supervision. During this 2-week elective rotation the student will complete data collection and analysis, and write a first draft of a manuscript with intended submission to a peer-reviewed journal. Students will be expected to prepare and present a 15-minute presentation of their research project at the completion of the rotation to students currently enrolled on the small animal internal medicine senior student rotation.

Columbus OH

Description  Participation in case management of patients with reproductive diseases or those admitted for elective breeding management (including those seeking assisted reproductive techniques such as embryo or semen freezing, etc) or breeding soundness evaluations. The THERM service works with all species with the vast majority of clinical cases involving bovine, equine and canine species. Activities may involve field trips to local farms, OSU Finley farm and OSU Marysville clinic.

Columbus OH

Description Introduction to the basics of veterinary ultrasound. Learning is achieved by participating in clinical examinations. The focus is primarily small animal abdominal ultrasound.

Columbus OH

Description Student will work directly with individual VBS faculty member in their areas of expertise. Responsibilities Responsibilities will be determined by individual faculty member in collaboration with the student. Supervisor varies Student Supervision 2 hours per day, 3 days per week

Marysville, OH

Description Capstone Rotation is organized from OSU CVM Large Animal Field Services and is offered once a year in the first 2 weeks of spring quarter by permission of the instructor. Details In the first week students will learn and then apply the principles of dairy production medicine on actual dairy farms. In the second week the students will learn how to perform reproductive ultrasound on dairy cows.

Columbus OH

Description ****NOT BEING OFFERED IN 2013-2014**** Students will accompany the veterinarians as they provide routine preventive and clinical services, including emergency services, to farms throughout Ohio. Dairy and beef production medicine topics will be covered on farm setting and in informal discussions. Responsibilities Students will be expected to be active participants in the medical, surgical and reproductive treatment of the animals seen. Good attitudes are expected as is an interest in food animals.

Marysville, OH

Description Experience: This elective experience will focus on small farm/hobby farms and the skills and knowledge needed to interact with these types of operations as opposed to large scale livestock production farms. Skills will include first time animal owners, housing, routine procedures, trouble shooting nutrition and billing.