The goals of our Externship are to gain hands on experience with a wide variety of diagnostic and treatment disciplines. As an extern you will be exposed to a large variety of cases including reproduction, healthy and sick neonatal eval-uations, medicine, surgery, chiropractic, acupunc-ture and lameness exams. Our aim is to provide students with a realistic example of a successful ambulatory and surgical practice.
Estimated Externship Workload is approximately 40+ hours per week including evenings and weekends to assist/observe after hours emergencies and surgeries in the hospital and in the field. The duration is typically two weeks but exceptions can be made based on availability.
Additional Information on Our Practice:
Solely equine practice with busy ambulatory and hospital components including elective and emergency surgeries including colics. Sports medicine is most common case type. Reproduction cases include fresh and frozen semen, stallion collection and embryo transfer. Disciplines included but are not limited to dressage, eventing, driving, hunter/jumper, foxhunters, racing, breeding and pleasure. Our practice is located in premier horse country with world class competitions such as Dressage at Devon, Fair Hill International, Plantation Field, the Devon Horse Show, PA Hunt Cup and Cheshire and Radnor Hunts. Our veterinarians have FEI certification to treat at FEI events and do so regularly. In the summer of 2012, UEA completed construction of their new state-of the-art clinic and surgical facilities, an outdoor ring and round pen, a pharmacy and full service laboratory. Additional equipment includes digital radiography, digital ultrasound, lameness locator, arthroscope, video endoscope and gastroscope, shockwave, power dental equipment, ECG and an in house clinical laboratory.
More information on our practice can be found at ueavet.com
Prerequisites: To be a student in a college of veterinary medicine.
Insurance Requirements: AVMA Student Liability Insurance