VME VM - Medicine and Epidemiology

Courses in VME:
VME 057VGlobal Population, Health, & Environment (4) Active
Web Virtual Lecture—2 hour(s); Web Electronic Discussion—2 hour(s). Students critically examine multi-scale processes involving human, animal, and ecosystem health. Online team and independent work engage local and global topics around population pressures on environments and environmental pressures on populations. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
VME 125Knights Landing One Health Center (1) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Corresponding VME 125L (laboratory portion) required. Enrollment in corresponding VME 125L (laboratory portion) required. Internship at Knights Landing One Health Center (KLOHC) for undergraduate pre-veterinary student. Application of veterinary and One Health concepts to their work at the center. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.
VME 125LKnights Landing One Health Center Lab (1) Active
Laboratory—1.5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): VME 125 (can be concurrent). Internship at Knights Landing One Health Center (KLOHC) for undergraduate pre-veterinary students. Interns may offer technical help, assist with patient registration and records, animal handling, and foreign language interpretation. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.
VME 158Infectious Disease in Ecology & Conservation (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): BIS 002A; BIS 002B; BIS 002C; or equivalent. EVE 100 is recommended. Introduction to the dynamics and control of infectious disease in wildlife, including zoonotic diseases and those threatening endangered species. Basic epidemiological models and application to field data. Scientists' role in developing disease control policies. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
VME 198Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable—3-15 hour(s). May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2007 Fall Quarter.
VME 199Special Studies for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
VME 217Evaluation & Use of Diagnostic Tests (2) Active
Lecture—14 hour(s); Laboratory—6 hour(s); Discussion—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): MPM 205 or EPI 205; Consent of Instructor. Limited to 30 students. Clinical and epidemiologic properties and application of diagnostic tests for disease, with emphasis on selecting tests; validating, evaluating, and interpreting new tests individually and in aggregate; determining cutoff values; and developing testing strategies. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
VME 225Viral Pathogenesis Seminar/Journal Club (1) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Graduate student status in the Comparative Pathology, Microbiology or Immunology graduate groups. Participatory seminar addressing the mechanisms of retroviral pathogenesis in a journal club format. Focus on the review of current scientific journal papers concerning viral pathogenesis, immunology and virology with a special focus on retroviruses. May be repeated up to 12 Time(s). (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
VME 258Infectious Disease in Ecology & Conservation (1) Active
Discussion—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): VME 158 must be taken concurrently. Presentation, analysis and discussion of primary literature on the dynamics and control of infectious disease in wildlife, including zoonotic diseases and those threatening endangered species. Multidisciplinary approach combines perspectives of ecology and veterinary medicine. (Letter.) Effective: 2008 Winter Quarter.
VME 298Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Student in School of Veterinary Medicine or consent of instructor. Group study in selected areas of the clinical sciences. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
VME 299Research (1-12) Active
Variable. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.