Problem-solving skills needed in sustainable food production take center stage in a massive, open online course (MOOC) offered by two faculty members in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Drs. Brian Aldridge and Jim Lowe, starting January 26.
The six-week course covers questions such as “How does livestock disease impact the affordability and sustainability of food production?” and “What is the impact of caregivers, the environment, and management systems on host response and disease transmission?”
The University of Missouri?s College of Veterinary Medicine offers online undergraduate vet tech biomed courses that can lead to a certificate in veterinary biomedical technology, bachelor degrees, and graduate programs as well as continuing education credits.Also available online is a masters degree program for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
This online course provides an overview of how the immune system works, how vaccines can prevent disease, and why vaccines sometimes fail to protect from disease and occasionally cause adverse reactions. The course includes 4.5 hours of online video lectures. Participants have the freedom to go through the course on a schedule that best meets their needs. All participants receive printed study materials. (7 CE credits)
Free Case Study Investigation CE courses are available for registration at any time and individually explore the scenarios of a seizing canine, diabetic feline, icteric spaniel, terrier with weight loss, polydipsia in a canine, and a vomiting canine patient. The VetMedTeam Case Study Investigation courses present true-to-practice scenarios designed to lead the student through the initial presentation to treatment, discharge and follow-up. The Case Studies are structured to allow participants to proceed at their own pace and all necessary material is provided online. The Case Studies are appropriate for all veterinary practice team members involved in patient care who wish to broaden and/or review their medical knowledge. (1 CE credit)
In this Webinar, which is part of a series on the most common ticks found throughout the United States, Dr. Leah Cohn reviews the effects of the Lone Star and American Dog Ticks as disease vectors. (1 CE credit)
In this on-demand CE course, you will become familiar with aspects of ultrasonography that will help veterinarians and technicians prepare patients for ultrasound exams, provide the basic knowledge needed for doing ultrasound exams, and learn terminology associated with ultrasonography. It is not meant to be a replacement for adequate and extensive hands-on training in doing ultrasounds. The course is written by Fern Delaney, a registered diagnostic medical sonographer who specializes in performing veterinary ultrasonography and training other professionals to do so. (2 CE credits)
This on-demand course was written to provide information in a fun, easy, and memorable way that can be used to help hone your radiation safety skills; answer questions you may have; give you information you can use to decrease the amount of radiation you, as a radiation worker are exposed to; and to help you prepare for national, state, or local exams if you have those ahead. As people who spend a lot of time leaded, we also included radiation apparel comparisons and our recommendations. (2 CE credits)
We receive dozens of emails from technicians and practice owners addressing problems in their radiology department. Many of these problems involve concerns about radiation safety, exposure badge readings, increased exposure from unnecessary retakes, increased exposure from digital radiography, pregnant employees and technicians who just don't want to hand-hold animals during radiography. This webinar addresses all of these points and will help you take control of radiology-related issues in your practice. (1 CE credit)
Online on-demand CE challenge: It's a simple fact that the inclusion of electrolytes on every biochemistry panel will add valuable information, yet practitioners commonly fail to include them. (0.5 CE credits)
This online on-demand course, part of a series on heart disease, will demonstrate the clinical utility of the cardiac biomarker, NTproBNP, which can help you diagnose canine and feline heart disease in your practice. (0.5 CE credits)
This online on-demand tutorial provides instruction on identifying the correct sample collection materials, proper restraint techniques for your patient for effective blood draws, how to perform jugular blood draws on a canine and feline patient, how to perform medial saphenous draws on a fractious feline patient, and how to properly handle samples after collection.