VET322 Infection Prevention
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Showing course contents for the educational year 2016 - 2017 .
Course responsible: Trine Marie L'Abée-Lund Normann
ECTS credits: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Biosciences
Teaching language: NO
Teaching exam periods:
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Course frequency: Yearly
First time: 2014H
Last time: 2016H
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.
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.
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
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.
No special requirements
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