Infectious Disease Management in Livestock Systems

1 credit hours | Veterinary Elective | Registration Open
Overview

This course is designed as an elective course for veterinary students and covers the components and determinants of a healthy livestock system, allows students to understand the interaction between animals (hosts), microorganisms (infectious disease) and the environment, and emphasizes how to optimize interventions in livestock production systems to minimize the economic impact of infectious disease. 

Preview the syllabus here.

The course is one week long, and offered six times in the coming months:

  • March 30th - April 3rd
  • April 6th - April 10th
  • April 13th - April 17th
  • April 20th - April 24th
  • April 27th - May 1st
  • May 4th - May 8th

100% On-Demand, Asynchronous Course, Self-Paced Course 

Pass this course by earning an 80% or greater on the module quizzes to get a certificate of completion to show your academic institution. 

What You'll Learn 

  • Recognize factors that influence infectious disease transmission within and between livestock production systems.
  • Identify strategies to minimize the risk of pathogen transmission.

Enrollment

Academic departments wishing to enroll their students, please contact the i-Learning Center at ilearningvetmed@illinois.edu 

Students wishing to enroll on their own click Enroll Now to start the course. 

 

 

Class Instructor
DVM, MS, DABVP (Food Animal)
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