Foreign Animal, Emerging Disease Course Scheduled For May

The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine has officially announced a new week-long education course.

The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine is offering a week-long training course on Foreign Animal and Emerging Diseases for veterinarians and veterinary technicians from May 13-18 in Knoxville, Tenn.

The course, which is jointly sponsored with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will include topics such as potential impacts of agroterrorism, international animal disease control, mass animal care in a disaster setting, foot-and-mouth disease, anthrax, rift valley fever, vesicular stomatitis, rabbit hemorrhagic disease, avian influenza, African horsesickness and equine encephalosis and wildlife roles in maintaining exotic animal diseases.

For more information, visit www.vet.utk.edu/cafsp or call Ann White at 865-974-0345.

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