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A PRIMER-SYLLABUS FOR VETERINARY MEDICINE
LICENSURE EXAMINATION

BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

TEODULO M. TOPACIO JR., DVM, MSc., Ph.D.
Chairman

TEOFILO F. TULIAO, DVM - Member
ANGEL ANTONIO B. MATEO, DVM, MSc. - Member

Rationale and Overview

Veterinarians who are graduates of accredited veterinary colleges will have to take and
pass licensure examinations in order to practice veterinary medicine in the country. Graduates
must be competent in the practice of general veterinary medicine such as food animal practice
(ruminants, swine, poultry and aquatic animals), companion animal practice (equine, feline, canine,
etc.), zoo wildlife and laboratory animal practice and veterinary public health. The examinees are
expected to be equipped with the knowledge and skills in the treatment, prevention, and control
diseases of economic importance, diseases of animals transmissible to man (zoonoses), animal
production, research and extension. The examinees must also be conscious of his social and civic
responsibilities, must know the obligations in ethical practice, including their contributions towards
national goals and development of the government. After all, the veterinary schools, government
and private owe their existence to the national government.

Objectives of the Primer:

1. To provide answers to queries frequently asked regarding PRC activities before and after the
examination.

2. To guide the examinees on the requirements and implementation of the licensure
examinations.

3. To enable the examinees to know the type of questions being asked, the purpose and the
coverage of the subject matter they are expected to answer.

4. To guide the examiners on how to improve their testing abilities that will gauge the
competence and readiness of the examinees to practice veterinary medicine.

5. To coordinate and disseminate the activities of the PRC, Board of Veterinary Medicine and the
examinees, on the pre-examination and post examination requirements.

6. To serve as reference for the examiners, examinees and the accredited veterinary colleges.

Scope and Coverage

The primer will discuss briefly the different activities of the Philippine Regulation
Commission related to the licensure examinations conducted by the Board of Veterinary Medicine.
Some are strictly confidential and some are available to all concerned, the examinees, examiners
and other interested parties. Specifically the examination system of the PRC will be thoroughly
discussed. The contents of the primer-syllabus which are to be carefully studied to serve as a
guide for the prospective examinees. The examination questions will come from the subjects and
topics including the equivalent weights in percentage. Sample questions that measure the levels
of abilities are given. The answers are likewise provided. At the end of each subject will be found
the list of text books recommended for the use by the veterinary schools. Additional references
are also listed for further readings.

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