Information Package / Course Catalogue
Anatomy of Laboratory Animals
Course Code: VAN530
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 1
Prt.: 2
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

Gross anatomical knowledge of ferrets, rabbits and rodents. Differences of their systems. Dissection of some laboratory animals.

Course Content

Gross anatomical knowledge of ferrets, rabbits and rodents. Differences of their systems. Dissection of some laboratory animals.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To learn rat anatomy
2.to learn mouse anatomy
3.to learn rabbit anatomy
4.To learn gerbil, hamster, guinea pig and chinchilla anatomy
5.recognize laboratory animals
Recommended or Required Reading
1.1. ÖCAL, M.K., ERDEN, H., ÖĞÜT, İ., KARA, M.E “Anatomy of the Domestic Animals (General-Skin-Forelimb)." Adnan Menderes University Press No: 5 (1998) 2. ÖCAL, M.K., ÖĞÜT, İ., KARA, M.E “Anatomy of the Domestic Animals (Trunk)." Adnan Menderes University Press No: 11 (1999) 3. DURSUN, N “Veterinary Anatomy I” Medisan Press (1996) 4. DURSUN, N “Veterinary Anatomy II” Medisan Press (1996) 5. DURSUN, N “Veterinary Anatomy III” Medisan Press (2005) 6. DURSUN, N “Anatomy of the Domestic Birds” Medisan Press (2002) 7. BAHADIR, A., YILDIZ, H “Veterinary Anatomy I (Locomotion System)” Ezgi Press (2004) 8. BAHADIR, A., YILDIZ, H “Veterinary Anatomi II (Organs)” Ezgi Press (2005) 9. DYCE, KM., SACK, WO., WENSING, CJG “ Textbook of Veterinary Anatomy” W.B. Saunders Company (1987) 10. NICKEL, R., SHUMMER, A., SEIFERLE, E “The Anatomy of the Domestic Animals Volume I –IV)” Verlag Paul Parey (1986) 11. BUDRAS, KD., WUNSCHE, A “Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy (Cattle)” Medipres (2009) 12. BUDRAS, KD., FRICKE, W., RICHTER, R “Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy (Dog)” Medipres (2009) 13. BUDRAS, KD., RÖCK, S “Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy (Horse)”,Translation, Medipres (2009) 14. POPESKO P, “Topographic Anatomy Atlas of the Domestic Animals” Translation, Nobel Tıp Press (2010)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction of laboratory animals
Week 1 - Practice
introduction of experimental animals unit
Week 2 - Theoretical
Anatomy of Rat
Week 2 - Practice
examination of rat skeleton
Week 3 - Theoretical
Anatomy of Rat
Week 3 - Practice
examination of rat cadavers
Week 4 - Theoretical
Anatomy of Rat
Week 4 - Practice
examination of rat skeleton
Week 5 - Theoretical
Anatomy of Mouse
Week 5 - Practice
examination of mouse anatomy
Week 6 - Theoretical
Anatomy of Gerbil
Week 6 - Practice
examination of gerbil anatomy
Week 7 - Theoretical
Anatomy of Hamster
Week 7 - Practice
examination of hamster anatomy
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
anatomy of rabbit
Week 9 - Practice
examination of rabbit's anatomy
Week 10 - Theoretical
anatomy of rabbit
Week 10 - Practice
examination of rabbit anatomy
Week 11 - Theoretical
anatomy of rabbit
Week 11 - Practice
examination of rabbit anatomy
Week 12 - Theoretical
Anatomy of guinea pigs
Week 12 - Practice
examination of guinea pigs anatomy
Week 13 - Theoretical
Anatomy of chinchilla
Week 13 - Practice
examination of chinchilla anatomy
Week 14 - Theoretical
Anatomy of Poppy
Week 14 - Practice
examination of poppy anatomy
Week 15 - Theoretical
Discussion of Homework
Week 16 - Practice
Final Exam
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory51110
Lecture - Practice51110
Midterm Examination1516
Final Examination123124
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
5
5
5
5
OÇ-2
4
5
4
5
OÇ-3
5
5
5
5
OÇ-4
4
5
5
4
OÇ-5
5
5
5
5
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