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Overview module

This training package aims to provide veterinarians and veterinary students with an overview of the significance of Emergency Animal Diseases (EADs), their detection, investigation, reporting and management.

Watch the video for an overview of EADs and your obligations.

On the successful completion of this module you will:

  • be reminded of your professional and legal obligations of a private practitioner to identify and report cases of suspected EADs to government authorities and be able to identify appropriate reporting mechanisms
  • understand key response strategies and intervention options in an EAD event
  • be aware of key roles for private veterinarians in the detection, investigation, reporting and response to EAD events
  • know where to source technical resources on EADs

This module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

The development of this course was funded by the Australian Government’s Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper, the government’s plan for stronger farmers and a stronger economy.