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Foreign animal disease online course starts July 13

By Staff | Jun 22, 2015

The web-based course Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals will be offered July 13 to Aug. 22.

The course has been approved for 18 hours of continuing education through the Registry of Approved Continuing Education of the American Association of Veterinary State Boards.

This $450 course can now be offered at the reduced price of $150, which includes the companion textbook.

This online course, currently used at all U.S. veterinary schools, can be taken by anyone interested in high consequence animal diseases and the response to them.

The course is a refresher for veterinarians and veterinary technicians, animal health industry employees and government officials.

This course is subsidized with support from the Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence, as well as the Center for Food Security and Public Health.

For more information and to register, visit EEDACourse.org.

The course is moderated by Dr. Jesse Hostetter, associate professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University.

“Professionals who take this course will gain a better understanding of clinical presentation, diagnosis and response to significant foreign animal diseases, and the role individuals can play in response to them,” said Hostetter.

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