ANIMAL HUSBANDRY II (ANIMAL HEALTH) – Distance Learning Course

By: ACS Distance Education  09/08/2013
Keywords: Distance learning, correspondence courses, distance education

There are ten lessons as follows: 1. Introduction to Animal Health - Learn to describe common diseases affecting farm animals and the circumstances under which animals contract these diseases - the healthy animal, causes of ill health, preventing ill health 2. Signs & Symptoms of Diseases - The physical symptoms of diseases in farm animals - common methods of handling animals during health assessments, recognising ill health, restraining a horse, sheep handling facilities 3. Disease Classification - Methods used in classifying animal diseases – viral diseases, bacterial diseases, parasitic diseases, protozoal diseases, disease types in beef cattle, diseases in sheep 4. Causes and Diagnosis of Disease - The causes of disease and the relevant methods of diagnosis - examining cattle, examining a horse, ticks, tick-borne diseases, diagnosis of diseases 5. Treatment of Disease - Methods used in the treatment of diseases in farm animals - vaccination, the animal first aid kit, tetanus antiserum, animal nursing, quarantine, slaughter, post mortem, disease prevention in cattle, disease prevention in sheep, treatment of parasites in sheep 6. Inflammation - Outline the nature and causes of inflammation in farm animals - the inflammatory response, causes of inflammation, types of inflammation, symptoms of inflammation, inflammatory exudate, treatment of inflammation 7. Fever and Immunity - The biological mechanisms underlying fever and the immune system in farm animals - the fever mechanism, other temperature related disorders, effect of temperature on enzymes, immunity 8. Tissue Repair - The biological mechanisms underlying tissue repair in farm animals - healing of a clean incised wound, healing of an open wound, common horse ailments to recognise 9. Wounds - The biological mechanisms of wounds in farm animals and address different treatment methods for repair of common ailments - types of wounds, first aid treatments, bandaging horses, emergencies 10. Cell changes - The causes and biological mechanisms of cell change in farm animals - neoplasms, tumours and cancers, the course of an infectious disease, death, cancers etc. Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Agriculture/ANIMAL-HUSBANDRY-II-ANIMAL-HEALTH-BAG201-225.aspx Or email us at [email protected] for more information

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