Full program description
Courses cover a broad range of topics including: 1) Diagnostic Testing-current best practices, collection of appropriate samples and new approaches; 2) Current information on recognition of disease risk factors and how to mitigate them; 3) Zoonotic and reportable diseases, public safety and serious animal disease threats; 4) Diseases in other species such as small ruminants (sheep, goats), camelids, pigs and small scale (backyard) poultry operations; and 5) Common toxicants including forage and feed-related problems,and concerns regarding tissue residues and environmental contamination. The learning modules were developed from interesting cases received through the UKVDL as well as lecture material from the Summer and Winter Food Animal Conferences.
Acknowledgement: The Case-Based Distance Learning for Food Animal Veterinarians project is supported by Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grant no. 2017-70024-27326 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.