FREE COURSE | Online Zoonotic Disease Continuing Education Course | 7 July 2021


FREE COURSE | Online Zoonotic Disease Continuing Education Course | 7 July 2021

Center for Food Security and Public Health College of Veterinary Medicine Iowa State University

Celebrating World Zoonosis Day on the 6th of July will be a great opportunity to further education on the subject of Zoonosis.

Ames, IA – Zoonotic diseases are an important health risk and concern for rural communities and can have profound impacts on human health, animal health, food safety, public health, and producer livelihood. Due to great demand, a final session of this free course has been scheduled for July.

The course overviews the occurrence and impact of zoonotic diseases of agricultural animals – cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, equids and poultry – with an emphasis on prevention measures to reduce health risks for people and animals. The course also includes communication tips to promote zoonotic disease prevention strategies and veterinary practices in rural communities.

The Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH) at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine is offering a web-based course, Zoonoses: Protecting People and Animal in Rural Communities, July 7-28, 2021. Registration is now open and closes July 6 (or when capacity is reached).

The course is free, and open to any animal health, human health, or public health professional or student, or individual interested in the prevention of zoonotic diseases.

The NAHF will definitely attend!

Please find the information here:

https://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/product/zoonoses-course-rural/