Companion animals and horse infectious and parasitic diseases

A.Y. 2021/2022
7
Max ECTS
72
Overall hours
SSD
VET/05 VET/06
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
This course provides knowledge on aetiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention, control and therapy of the most important infectious and parasitic of horses and companion animals.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding
The student will acquire the knowledge of the main infectious and parasitic diseases of horses and companion animals related to etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention and control measures, therapy.

Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
The student with the knowledge acquired during the course will be able to identify the infectious and parasitic diseases of horses and companion animals, identify the most efficient diagnostic procedures to confirm the diagnosis, apply adequate preventive measures and suggests appropriate control and therapy.
Autonomy of judgment

At the end of the course the student will be able to identify infectious and parasitic diseases, suggest the most appropriate interventions to control them. The student will be able to read and critically analyze documents and information on infectious and parasitic diseases.
Communication skills
Based on what has been learned from the course, the student will be able to explain what he has learned in a simple and clear way using correct and appropriate scientific terminology.
Life long learning skills
The student will have to demonstrate the ability to use the knowledge acquired to evaluate unespected cases of which he has not had direct experience.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

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