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Jul 30, 2015

Accepting Third Year—A Student’s Reflection on Second Year

If I take a moment to reflect, I cannot deny that I am, in fact, halfway to my goal. To recognize just how far I’ve come, I think back on the many classroom-covered topics that... 

Feb 6, 2015

Understanding Veterinary Diagnostic Tests

Sarah Blau, a member of the Class of 2017 at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, is sharing some of what she learns and experiences as a second-year veterinary student with readers of the CVM News Central Blog. Watch for these postings on a monthly basis. I walked into the exam room to find two… 

Dec 19, 2014

The Maltese Canary: Recognizing Parallels Between Human and Animal Medicine

Sarah Blau, a member of the Class of 2017 at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, is sharing some of what she learns and experiences as a second-year veterinary student with readers of the CVM News Central Blog. Watch for these postings on a monthly basis.    Last September I received allergy testing results for… 

NCS 3 nurses

Oct 29, 2014

What I Learned “Fixing” the Dog: Second-Year Veterinary Student’s Experience in the OR

Surgery team members Sarah Blau (left) Daniel Carreno and Sarah Oxendine in post-procedure photo. Students learn spay and neuter procedures in the CVM Veterinary Health and Wellness Center. Sarah Blau, a member of the Class of 2017 at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, is sharing some of what she learns and experiences as a second-year… 

Dogs pond

Sep 25, 2014

A Test of Balance: One Busy Student’s Approach to the Demands of Veterinary School

Sarah Blau, a member of the Class of 2017 at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, is sharing some of what she learns and experiences as a second-year veterinary student with readers of the CVM News Central Blog. Watch for these postings on a monthly basis. Honestly, I don’t have time to write this blog. I… 

bert the dog on treadmill

Aug 13, 2014

Dachshunds on Treadmills—How I Spent My First Vet School Summer

Bert, a long-haired dachshund, takes his turn on the treadmill as a participant in Dr. Natasha Olby’s ongoing research that seeks to improve treatment techniques for dogs suffering from back injuries. Sarah Blau (center) monitors Bert’s activity.    Sarah Blau, a member of the Class of 2017 at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, is sharing some of what… 

Jun 23, 2014

NC State DVM Student Education Links Vet Med, the World Wide Web, and Client Communication

Sarah Blau, a member of the Class of 2017 at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, is sharing some of what she learns and experiences as a first-year veterinary student with readers of the CVM News Central Blog. Watch for these postings on a monthly basis. You may think that a veterinary medicine education is… 

May 9, 2014

Congratulations NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2014

[section_subtitle]Veterinarian’s Oath[/section_subtitle] Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health and welfare, the prevention and relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical… 

Faculty

May 7, 2014

I Know the Answer! A Finishing First-Year DVM Student Reflects on What She’s Learned

Sarah Blau, a member of the Class of 2017 at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, is sharing some of what she learns and experiences as a first-year veterinary student with readers of the CVM News Central Blog. Watch for these postings on a monthly basis. Nothing gets my adrenaline coursing, heart booming, and mouth… 

Advanced Bird Care

Apr 17, 2014

NC State Provides Advanced Care for Birds at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

Veterinary students (from left) Carolyn Collier and Kathryn Benson assist Dr. Samantha Swisher in giving a resident pelican an oral exam at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores. [section_subtitle] From information provided by Heather Broadhurst, CMAST research technician [/section_subtitle] The various birds housed at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores (NCAPKS)…