Infectious Diseases of Domestic Animals and Avian Pathology

A.Y. 2020/2021
8
Max ECTS
80
Overall hours
SSD
VET/05
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The aim of the course of Infectious Diseases 1 and Avian Pathology is to offer to students the necessary concepts for:
Provide the essential information to understand the most important infectious diseases of domestic animals, including bird species and lagomorphs, in an epidemiological, diagnostic and preventive perspective.
The diseases are considered in the pathogen-host-environment relationship, considering the maintenance and diffusion connotations in the animal species in intensive farming and the epidemiological peculiarities in pets, considering their particular closeness to man.
Expected learning outcomes
The expected learning outcomes can be identified as follows:
Knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course, the student must have acquired the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to organize an epidemiological and diagnostic analysis path and to manage the organization of the control and prevention of infectious diseases in the swine species, in the avian species and in pets.
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
The student, through the theoretical and practical knowledge acquired during the course must be able to formulate a suspicion of infectious disease through the necessary epidemiological assessments, to propose the most suitable diagnostic path to identify the problem and to propose the most appropriate measures of therapy, control and prevention.
Autonomy of judgment
At the end of the course, the student must be able to identify the direct and indirect risk factors linked to the appearance of an infectious pathology and suggest the most appropriate solutions, in compliance with current legislation.
Communication skills
The student will have to be able to expose what he has learned in a simple and clear way using a correct and appropriate terminology, in relation to the different operational areas.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
Malattie infettive degli animali domestici 1
VET/05 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS - University credits: 4
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Professor: Sala Vittorio
Patologia aviare
VET/05 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS - University credits: 4
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Professor: Grilli Guido
Professor(s)