Education and Training

Zoonoses: Protecting People and Their Pets

www.cfsph.iastate.edu/Zoonoses-Course/

This web-based course provides an excellent opportunity for veterinary and human healthcare professionals and students to refresh and gain knowledge of key zoonotic diseases. The course includes lessons, case studies, a discussion board, and online resources to assist in conveying zoonotic disease prevention measures to clients.

Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals for Continuing Education

www.EEDACourse.org

The Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals web-based course, used at all U.S. veterinary colleges, will be offered again in the summer of 2014 for 18 hours of RACE approved CE for veterinarians or veterinary technicians.

Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals for Veterinary Students

The Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals (EEDA) web-based is currently used at all United States veterinary schools. The course fulfills the Initial Accreditation Training requirement of the USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Program. The course has been used since 2002 at U.S. veterinary schools to raise awareness of foreign, emerging, and exotic animal diseases and to prepare veterinarians to recognize and appropriately respond to unusual animal diseases. Veterinary students access the course through a portal on the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges website www.aavmc.org. The CFSPH developed the course content with other academic institutions and manages the course. The USDA APHIS provides support for veterinary colleges to offer the course and distribute a companion textbook. The course is available for continuing education and has been translated into Spanish as well. Email eeda@iastate.edu for more information.

National Animal Health Emergency Response Corps (NAHERC) Training

naherc.sws.iastate.edu/

Are you interested in animal health emergencies? Would you like to be more prepared? Free training is available to anyone who is interested in these topics at this site.

National Veterinary Accreditation Program (NVAP)

www.cfsph.iastate.edu/NVAP/

The CFSPH has been working with USDA-APHIS to develop APHIS-approved supplemental training materials for the National Veterinary Accreditation Program (NVAP). Veterinarians seeking to renew their USDA accreditation can choose from three different supplemental training formats.

Veterinary Immunology & Principles of Vaccination

www.cfsph.iastate.edu/Immunology/full-course.php

This is a web based course presented by Dr. Jim Roth. This course (containing over 17 hours of lectures) is the same as that delivered at the IICAB Veterinary Biologics Training Program.

Introduction to Veterinary Immunology & Principles of Vaccination

www.cfsph.iastate.edu/Immunology/short-course.php

This web based course provides a high-level overview of the above-listed longer course. Dr. Jim Roth in 4.5 hours of lectures introduces how the immune system works, how vaccines prevent disease and why vaccines sometimes fail to protect from disease and occasionally cause adverse reactions.

Introduction to Animal Emergency Management

www.cfsph.iastate.edu/Education-Training/introduction-to-animal-emergency-management.php

A 10 part course to provide Animal Care employees with foundational information and skills to support USDA APHIS Animal Care's emergency planning and response roles.

Regulatory Compliance for Commercial Dog Breeders

www.cfsph.iastate.edu/Education-Training/regulatory-compliance-for-commercial-dog-breeders.php

The CFSPH, in collaboration with USDA APHIS Animal Care has developed information about regulatory requirements for commercial dog breeders. The materials include information on the prelicensing process and requirements for maintaining a license under the Animal Welfare Act (AWA), and regulations and best practices in animal care and husbandry for commercial facilities. The information is presented in a series of PowerPoint presentations with speaker notes.

Master of Public Health

www.cfsph.iastate.edu/MPH

Learn more about the Master of Public Health degree program for graduate veterinarians and the concurrent DVM/MPH degree program for Iowa State University veterinary students. This degree is conferred by the University of Iowa, College of Public Health, a fully accredited institution.

Train-the-Trainer Program

www.cfsph.iastate.edu/TrainTheTrainer

The Train-the-Trainer program provided training and resources to veterinarians who then would give presentations to the general public. Over 870 presentations have been given to more than 35,000 individuals.

Upcoming Meetings

www.cfsph.iastate.edu/Meetings/index.php

A list of upcoming meetings hosted by or affiliated with the CFSPH.