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Expertise and advocacy in animal-welfare decision making: considerations for a veterinary curriculum in animal welfare

Carbone, L.

Journal of Veterinary Medical Education 37(1): 36-39


ISSN/ISBN: 0748-321X
PMID: 20378876
DOI: 10.3138/jvme.37.1.36
Accession: 053135727

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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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