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InternshipAn internship should prepare a veterinarian for high-quality service in practice or for advanced specialty training. It is primarily an educational program for the intern rather than a service benefit to the hospital.
Direct Support and Direct SupervisionThe supervising veterinarian is in the building and available to the intern.
Full Time DiplomateThe diplomate is in the building and available to the intern at least 8 hours per day, 4 days per week.
Part Time DiplomateThe diplomate is in the building and available to the intern at least 20% of the work time.
Indirect SupportThe diplomate is available for consultation by telephone.
Patient RoundsAn in-depth discussion about the mechanisms of disease and a thorough review of case management plans for each patient being managed by the intern and by the service. Typically occur on a daily or twice daily basis.
Teaching RoundsJournal clubs, seminars, lectures, morbidity/mortality rounds, clinicopathologic conference, etc. Typically occur on a weekly basis.
Internship Orientation ManualA summary of hospital policies, protocols and procedures, performance expectations and minimum post-internship competencies as determined by the program director.
AVMA Internship Task ForceMarch, 2011