Course title: ZOONOSES
Semester: 8 / Spring
Lectures/Classes: 0 / 15 hours
Field of study: Veterinary Medicine
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: compulsory
Prerequisites: Veterinary bacteriology, virology, parasitology, epidemiology.
Contact person: dr Katarzyna Płoneczka-Janeczko ploneczka@poczta.onet.pl
Short description: The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the issues related to zoonoses. During the course there are discussed basic definitions and terms used in the connection with the prevalence of the zoonoses in populations and (taking into account the individual animal species), sources of infection and the routes of the possible spread of the infection/invasion. The clinical manifestation of certain disease entities in animals, laboratory methods in order to identify disease in the veterinary medicine as well as the course of diseases and their diagnosis in humans is presented (the classes conducted by medical practitioner, expert of infectious diseases in human medicine).
Full description: The aim of the course is to provide students with currently binding legal acts focussed of zoonotic diseases (control and eradication), basic definitions and classification of zoonotic diseases according to WHO (direct zoonoses, cyclo-zoonoses, meta-zoonoses, sapro-zoonoses). The subject matter take into consideration parasitic zoonoses, zoonoses of the infectious background (viral, bacterial, fungal) and the practical labs (sequence of parasitological training). Clinical manifestation described diseases in people is introduced by doctors (Wrocław Medical University), experts of infectious diseases in people.
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Learning outcomes: Knowledge: - identify etiologic agents of zoonotic diseases and estimate their risk for people; define basic idea and definitions to zoonotic extent (methazoonosis, cyclozoonosis, saprozoonosis etc.) - indicate currently binding legislation in eradication and monitoring of zoonotic diseases - describe clinical symptom sof zoonoses in individual animals species (cattle and small ruminants, horses, swine, dogs and cats, exotic animals and laboratory animals); describe basic symptoms of zoonotic diseases in people - suggest and schedule diagnostic examination in animals/ animals produce – the sources of zoonoses; suggest basic therapeutic patterns for infected animals Skills: - estimate and determine risk for people result from direct and indirect contact with animals - carry out (on one’s own) basic diagnostic examination in parasitic zoonoses - determine risk of consumption of animals products (fishes, meat, milk, eggs) Social competences: - to cooperate with doctor of human medicine and organs of Veterinary Inspection in a field of eradication of zoonotic diseases
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: Total grade components – the grade from the test (100%), which includes each topics, implemented during classes, in the semester. The condition for participation in the test is the settlement of presence during classes (the students who were absent are obligated to credit the particular classes, in the way indicated by teachers).

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