Course code VET322

VET322 Infection Prevention

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Course responsible: Trine Marie L'Abée-Lund Normann
ECTS credits: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Biosciences
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
Look at the semester plan
Course frequency: Yearly
First time: Study year 2014-2015
Last time: 2016H
Course contents:
Principles within biosecurity, protection regarding zoonoses; animal and fish diseases; modes of infection and transmission routes; protection against new diseases and infection to Norway; barriers; the veterinarian's role in infection control. Teaching is provided in the form of lectures and group work.
Learning outcome:

The course will provide the student with basic knowledge about biosecurity in veterinary medicine.

After completing the course the student should be able to know:

  • The principles of biosecurity.
  • An understanding of how the principles of biosecurity can be used in practice.
  • Understanding the importance of a responsible approach to infection control.
Learning activities:
Recommended literature and detailed description of the course is on the block's home directory on Fronter. 
The examination in veterinary microbiology and parasitology is required
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:

Lectures, group work and presentations are mandatory.

Rules for absence: Up to 20% absenteeism is accepted. Failure to give a presentation requires a medical certificate.

Presentations and reports will be evaluated.

Requirements for own equipment

No special requirements

Examination details: :