The web-based course, Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals (EEDA), will be offered July 10 – August 18, 2012. The course has been approved for 18 hours of continuing education through RACE.

The EEDA course is used at all United States veterinary schools and is now being offered to veterinarians/
veterinary technicians in practice, industry and government and to others interested in high consequence animal diseases and the response to them. Users consistently give the course high ratings.

“Professionals who take this course will have a better understanding of clinical presentation, diagnosis and response to significant foreign animal diseases and the role individuals can play in response to them,” says Jesse Hostetter, course instructor, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVP, Iowa State University. Hostetter emphasizes when and where exotic diseases should be included in a list of differential diagnoses. 

This course is subsidized with support from the Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases (CEEZAD), a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence. Veterinarians, veterinary technicians and others can take the $450 course at the reduced price of $150 which includes the companion textbook.

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