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 course is designed as an introductory course for people who will be fulfilling a veterinary clinic reception job description. Course module topics include receptionist job traits and skills, professional appearance, offering superior customer service, the basics of communication, the veterinary medical record, making appointments, and basic veterinary medicine.
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)