The Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals (EEDA) online course will be offered for continuing education beginning July 26, 2017. The course covers the causes and consequences of foreign animal diseases (FAD), how FAD's are transmitted and introduced, the entities involved in a response to a FAD outbreak, what to do if a FAD is suspected, how veterinarians can be involved in a FAD response, and effective communication strategies.
Jesse M. Hostetter, DVM, PhD, DACVP, from Iowa State University, will lead the course.
To find out more and register, visit http://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/EEDA-Course/
This course is an excellent refresher for veterinarians and veterinary technicians, animal health industry employees and government officials interested in high consequence animal diseases and the response to them. Participants work at their own pace and complete the assignments based on their schedules.
Cost to take the course is $250. It has been approved for up to 46 hours of Continuing Education (CE) through RACE (Registry of Approved Continuing Education of the American Association of Veterinary State Boards). Participants receive the Transboundary and Emerging Diseases of Animals textbook, a $75 value (Additional fees apply to cover shipping costs outside the U.S.).