Expertise and Advocacy in Animal-Welfare Decision Making: Considerations for a Veterinary Curriculum in Animal Welfare
Journal of veterinary medical education 2010 Spring; 37(1): 36-9
An animal-welfare curriculum for veterinary students should provide learning opportunities in the application of veterinary expertise to patient management and animal-welfare policy. Real-life and hypothetical cases are presented that can allow students to develop their personal-values statement about animal welfare, explore the interaction of facts and values in deciding on a course of action, and understand the unique obligations and authority they will have as veterinarians.
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Main, David C J (2010-03)Animal-welfare education is an evolving component of the veterinary curriculum. Although different veterinary schools may cover different elements of the subject and teach it in many different ways, it is important to ...