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Focus On Companion Animal Zoonosis

Focus On Companion Animal Zoonosis

Focus On Companion Animal Zoonosis

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Launch date: 03 Sep 2015

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Last updated: 15 Oct 2017

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Focus On Companion Animal Zoonosis
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Nijitha Sanjayan (15 Oct 2017)
These online courses are very useful and informative
Dr Mohammadreza Nourbakhsh (7 Sep 2017)
that was great
Dr Anne Gard (9 Jun 2017)
Excellent overview of zoonotic disease.

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Course Availability

This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Zoonosis refers to diseases that can be passed from animals, whether wild or domesticated, to humans. These Zoonotic diseases can be caused by protozoa, parasitic worms, or transmitted by vectors in the form of fleas and ticks. This course will provide the veterinary team with basic information regarding the infection potential for the most common Zoonotic diseases of dogs and cats. Each of the 14 zoonotic diseases discussed in this course will contain a general overview leading into more specific details on how the disease can be transmitted to you or a client. Medical importance, signs of infection, and treatment information will round out the content for each infection.

PLEASE NOTE: This course contains flash based Articulate presentations. iPhones and iPads are not natively flash compatible but if a flash compatible browser has been installed on the iPad the presentations will play correctly. This link Flash on iPads provides information on flash compatible browsers. The presentations may also be viewed on a Mac.

Objectives

On completion of this course the learner will be able to:
1. Discuss the lifecycles of protozoa, roundworm, hookworm, heartworm and the zoonotic diseases acquired from fleas and ticks
2. Recognize the potential for acquiring a zoonotic disease from patients
3. Relate to a client the possibility of obtaining a zoonotic disease from their pet
4. Emphasize the practice of good hygiene to deter parasitic zoonotic infections
5. Educate other team members and clients on the importance of year-round parasite preventative for pets
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Industry Specialist
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Dr. D. Bowman Dr. Bowman earned his MS and PhD in parasitology from Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, and completed post-doctorate work on ocular larva migrans at the University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine. He has published over 100 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and is the author of five textbooks, including Feline Clinical Parasitology and Georgi's Parasitology for Veterinarians.

Dr. A. Lucio-Forster Dr. Lucio-Forster earned her PhD in microbiology from Cornell University where she studied zoonotic waterborne and soil-transmitted parasites. She is currently a Teaching Support Specialist in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology where she spends most of her time instructing veterinary students in diagnostic parasitology during their clinical years.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • AAVSB-Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE)
  • 5.00 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
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    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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Nijitha Sanjayan (15 Oct 2017)
These online courses are very useful and informative
Dr Mohammadreza Nourbakhsh (7 Sep 2017)
that was great
Dr Anne Gard (9 Jun 2017)
Excellent overview of zoonotic disease.

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