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1 CE Hr, A Systems-based Approach to Controlling Disease in Livestock Production is a Course

1 CE Hr, A Systems-based Approach to Controlling Disease in Livestock Production

Time limit: 150 days
1 CEU

$45 Enroll

Full course description

This course will focus on defining a systems-based approach to controlling disease spread by exploring routes of transmission.

This is a self-paced course. You may start and finish the course at any time. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be granted one hour of continuing education (CE). College of Veterinary Medicine is an authorized CE provider, and our courses are equivalent to RACE approved. This course is expected to take one hour to complete.

This course is 100% online. All the lectures and assessments are on-demand to meet your busy schedule.

1 hour of CE!


What You'll Learn

  • Understand how to design rational biosecurity systems to control pathogen movement. 

Course Topics

  • Defining a systems-based approach to controlling disease spread
  • Routes of transmission between individuals within a herd and between herds 
  • Routes and factors that influence indirect transmission of pathogens within and between herds
  • Designing rational biosecurity systems to control pathogen movement
  • Decontamination of fomites to control pathogen transmission
  • Impact of animal movement and mixing on pathogen transmission