Training future veterinarians to be competent in animal welfare and ethics

Lloyd, Janice, Johnson, Jane, Collins, Teresa, Degeline, Christopher, Fawcett, Anne, Fisher, Andrew, Friere, Raf, Hazel, Susan, Hood, Jennifer, Laxton, Ruth, Philips, Clive, Stafford, Kevin, Tzioumis , Vicky, and McGreevy, Paul (2015) Training future veterinarians to be competent in animal welfare and ethics. In: Proceedings of the 4th AVA/NZVA Pan Pacific Veterinary Conference . pp. 625-627. From: 4th AVA/NZVA Pan Pacific Veterinary Conference , 24-29 May 2015, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

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Abstract

Public concern about Animal Welfare and Ethics (AWE) is growing world-wide, and the veterinary curricula should reflect this concern. Veterinarians are in a strong position to contribute practically and rhetorically to this area. However, veterinarians often have different levels of knowledge of animal welfare science and different levels of capacity to reflect upon the ethical dimensions of their actions. To address this disparity, leaders in the field of AWE education were assembled from all eight veterinary schools in Australia and New Zealand to identify means to fulfil educational requirements in these domains. This paper describes the development of shared on-line curriculum resources (entitled One Welfare) for teaching AWE to undergraduate veterinary students across Australia and New Zealand.

Item ID: 39949
Item Type: Conference Item (Scholarly Work)
ISBN: 978-0-9807967-7-3
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Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2015 06:03
FoR Codes: 07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0707 Veterinary Sciences > 070799 Veterinary Sciences not elsewhere classified @ 50%
13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified @ 50%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9303 Curriculum > 930302 Syllabus and Curriculum Development @ 100%
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