HomeInterdisciplinary Research Journalvol. 2 no. 1 (2016)

Attributes of Medical Services Catered by Cagayan State University Veterinary Clinic: A Basis for Comprehensive Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Roel T. Calagui

Discipline: Veterinary Medicine



The study assessed the strengths and weak points of Cagayan State University (CSU) Veterinary Clinic being the training vehicle and extension nucleus of the College of Veterinary Medicine and for the rationale of probing the prospective opportunities the establishment could offer along instruction, production and research undertakings. The five-year record of the clinic was utilized in gauging the degree of services to customers. The information were summarized and analyzed descriptively. Results revealed that veterinary requests abound from different municipalities of Cagayan and even outside the province inferring a wider coverage of clientele. Assortments of animal conditions ranging from elective and emergency cases were being entertained specifically on canine species which registered the highest numeral of patients accommodated. Evaluated data would infer that CSU Veterinary Clinic holds the potential to exemplify the four-fold functions of Cagayan State University through the accommodation of clients seeking technical advice which typifies extension; the conduct of laboratory test procedure which could be a workable IGP; the exposure of students to protocols of disease diagnosis and therapy will epitomize instruction, while the quality of cases recorded could breakthrough research work.