Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals
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The course covers the causes and consequences of foreign animal diseases (FAD), how FAD’s are transmitted and introduced, the entities involved in a response to a FAD outbreak, what to do if a FAD is suspected, how veterinarians can be involved in a FAD response, and effective communication strategies. In addition to veterinarians, the course is suitable for veterinary technicians or other individuals interested in high consequence animal diseases and the response to those diseases.

31/07/2019 to 30/10/2019
When: July 31- Oct 30, 2019
Where: Online
United States
Contact: Jane Galyon -Center for Food Security and Public Health, USA
1 515 294 1850

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About the course:

Components of this course make up the USDA APHIS’ Initial Accreditation Training and are used at all U.S. veterinary schools. The course is an excellent refresher for veterinarians and veterinary technicians, animal health industry employees and government officials interested in high consequence animal diseases and the response to them.

A recommended weekly schedule is provided, but participants can work at their own pace and complete the assignments based on their schedules.

The course will remain open through October 30.

Learning outcomes:

Awareness of foreign animal diseases and know how to respond if a foreign animal disease is suspected.

Suitable for:

  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Nurses
  • Large Animal Veterinary Technicians

CPD points:

46 credits of Registry of Approved Continuing Education of the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (RACE)


USD$250 (plus textbook shipping).

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