PTHB 537: Veterinary Public Health: A Global Perspective

Class Program
Credits 1

The goal of this course is to address the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) Day One competencies pertaining to Veterinary Public Health and Food Hygiene. Students will acquire knowledge eon UK legislation and its application to Veterinary Public Health and on the relevant agencies in these countries, to which they must report statutory notifiable diseases. Additionally, students will learn the principles of risk assessment, risk application, and specific regulations regarding animal traceability, pain management at farm slaughter, farm assurance, carcass disposal and environmental issues as they relate to Veterinary Pubic Health. This course consists of 15 lectures and an examination based on Veterinary Public Health content that is relevant to Veterinary Public Health in the UK. The lectures will consist of a combination of didactic and problem-solving case based sessions.