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Prazos flexíveis

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Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Nível iniciante

Nível iniciante

Horas para completar

Aprox. 15 horas para completar

Sugerido: 6 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week...
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Legendas: Inglês

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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The Normal Horse: Basic Physiology

In this module, you will be able to identify the parameters of normal health in a horse. You will be able to measure a horse’s vital signs, including temperature, pulse, and capillary refill time, or CRT. You will be able recognize ranges of what are considered normal vital signs for the species, breed and individual horse. You will be able to monitor these normals over time to detect changes and alert a veterinarian to a problem....
Reading
12 videos (Total 72 min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
Video12 videos
The Five Freedoms5min
Introduction to the Normal Horsemin
Recognizing a Normal, Healthy Horse2min
Assessing Key Vital Signs8min
Evaluating Weight and Body Conditions7min
Recognizing Variations Among Breeds5min
Basic Equine Anatomy and Terminology6min
Natural and Acquired Locomotion and Gaits6min
Hoof Physiology7min
The Musculoskeletal System7min
The Vision and Nervous System10min
Reading2 leituras
A Note From UC Davis10min
Suggested Activity: Documenting a Horse's Vital Signs30min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 1 Quiz30min
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2
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2 horas para concluir

Maintaining Good Hydration and Nutrition

In this module, you will be able to discuss the water needs of a the horse. You will be able to manage and meet those needs in a variety of situations. You will be able to discuss dehydration and be able to test for a horse's level of hydration. You will be able to properly assess hydration status and will have some knowledge of ways to prevent and react to dehydration. You will be able to identify essential parts of a horse's digestive system. You will be able to discuss the characteristics of a horse's digestive system and be able to develop a nutritional plan suitable for your horse. You will be able to successfully communicate with your veterinarian about your horse's water and nutrition needs....
Reading
5 videos (Total 52 min), 1 teste
Video5 videos
The Importance of Hydration13min
The Digestive System11min
Benefits and Detriments of Various Feed Types11min
Determining Nutritional Requirements14min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 2 Quiz40min
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3
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3 horas para concluir

Providing Proper Care and a Safe Environment

In this module, you will be able to discuss proper husbandry for your horse. You will be able to identify the second of the five freedoms – freedom from discomfort. You will be able to recognize the importance of creating a proper and safe environment. You will also be able to analyze best practices for proper flooring, bedding, footing, exercise, and safety for both you and your horse. You will be able to review the steps needed for emergency preparedness, evacuation, and rescue situations. You will be able to develop a safety plan utilizing the standards of care for your facility. ...
Reading
8 videos (Total 62 min), 1 teste
Video8 videos
Applying Standards of Care6min
Assessing Stall, Pen, and Pasture Quality6min
Applying Standards of Care11min
Ensuring Safety5min
Emergency Preparedness, Evacuation and Rescue13min
Footing Surfaces: Where Horses Work, Train or Perform11min
Exercising Your Horse5min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 3 Quiz50min
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4
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3 horas para concluir

Assess Fitness, Prevent Common Diseases and Injuries

In this module, you will be able to discuss common injuries and diseases that can afflict horses. You will be able to identify the characteristics of the fit horse and the impact of fitness in injury prevention. You will be able to recognize common symptoms of illness, discomfort, and pain and the importance of hoof and dental care. You will be able to review common fly management and deworming practices. You will be able to prepare a vaccination plan for disease prevention....
Reading
9 videos (Total 59 min), 1 teste
Video9 videos
Assess Cardiovascular and Musculoskeletal Fitness5min
Maintaining Health and Preventing Common Ailments5min
Deworming: Centerpiece of a Preventative Health Program6min
Preparing a Vaccination Plan for Disease Prevention4min
Hoof and Dental Care5min
Preventing Diseases with Biosecurity5min
Recognizing Signs of Pain and Discomfort7min
Common Ailments and Injuries18min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 4 Quiz50min

Instrutores

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Claudia Sonder, DVM

Emeriti Director of Equine Outreach
Center for Equine Health

Sobre University of California, Davis

UC Davis, one of the nation’s top-ranked research universities, is a global leader in agriculture, veterinary medicine, sustainability, environmental and biological sciences, and technology. With four colleges and six professional schools, UC Davis and its students and alumni are known for their academic excellence, meaningful public service and profound international impact....

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