Mod 4: Preventing Disease Introduction and Spread

Sunday, May 13, 2018
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Review of disease prevention practices that limit exposure in animals and people including selecting appropriate personal protective equipment. Proper implementation of cleaning protocols and how to select effective disinfectants to prevent disease spread. Reading and interpreting disinfectant labels is included. General biosecurity topics for veterinary clinics and livestock facilities. Biosecurity practices such as equipment handling with livestock on the farm or companion animals in the clinic or home visits for mobile clinics are presented.

Program Track:  APHIS

CE Credits:  1.5

Available To:  All Attendees

Fee:  $0.00

Sponsored By:  APHIS

Speaker(s)

Susie Hexum DVM

Dr. Hexum received her DVM in 1995 from Kansas State University and went into practice in Oregon. She joined USDA-FSIS in 2001 where she was a mentor for the agency. In 2008, she joined USDA-APHIS, Veterinary Services where she performs disease surveillance and investigates cases of possible foreign animal disease. She oversees the National Veterinary Accreditation Program in Illinois. She is the course coordinator for the Regulatory Medicine rotation offered to second year veterinary students.