Infectious Disease Management in Livestock Systems

1 credit hours | Starts September 14

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 summer session ends on August 31st. You can sign up for the fall session now by clicking here or clicking the Enroll button to the right.

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.


Academic departments wishing to enroll their students, please contact the i-Learning Center at 

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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