The Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH) at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine now offers its web-based course, Zoonoses: Protecting People and Their Pets, year-round.

Veterinarians, physicians, public health professionals and anyone interested in understanding and preventing zoonotic diseases found in companion animals will benefit from the course.

This course provides an excellent opportunity for veterinary, medical and public health professionals and students to refresh and gain knowledge of key zoonotic diseases of companion animals. The web-based course includes lessons, case studies, and online resources to assist course participants in educating clients about zoonotic disease prevention. The course is self-paced and accessible online at any time for participants.

The cost to register for the course is $250, which includes a copy of the companion textbook (a $70 value).

To find out more and to register, visit http://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/Zoonoses-Course/ or http://zoonoses.info

The course is approved for 10 hours of continuing education for veterinarians or veterinary technicians in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval.