Course Title

PARASITOLOGY


Summary

This course will provide up-to-date information on common and not-so-common parasitic infections, including cestodes, coccidian, equine and swine nematodes, and equine protozoal. Modules feature in-depth overviews of parasite characteristics, hosts, distribution, epidemiology, pathology and pathogenicity. Diagnosis, treatment, and control for each class of parasites are also discussed and demonstrated. All modules are available to veterinarians and licensed, certified, or registered veterinary technicians.

Authors

Allan J. Paul
Professor, Veterinary Pathobiology; Associate Dean for Public Engagement;
Chair of Parasitology, Veterinary Pathobiology
DVM, Univ. of Illinois; MS, Univ. of Illinois

 

Due to reduced staffing during the holidays, enrollment in Veterinary Education Online is limited to the following times:

  • Enrollments received after 12:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday, November 26, will receive enrollment notification by 5:00 p.m. CT on Monday, December 1.
  • Enrollments received after 12:00 p.m. CT on Tuesday, December 23, will receive enrollment notification by 5:00 p.m. CT on Monday, December 29.
  • Enrollments received after 12:00 p.m. CT on Monday, December 29, will receive enrollment notification by 5:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday, December 31.
  • Enrollments received after 12:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday, December 31, will receive enrollment notification by 5:00 p.m. CT on Friday, January 2.

 

 

Course Modules CE Hours Fees
Cestodes 1 $40
Coccidia 1 $40
Control Measures for Equine 0.5 $70 for all three equine worth 1.75 hours
Equine Nematodes 1
Equine Protozoal 0.25
Swine Nematodes 0.5 $20
Dipteria Species 0.5 $20
Other Flagellates 0.5 free with any other parasitic module
Leishmania 0.5 $20
Small and Large Animal Flukes 1 $40
Trypanosoma Species 0.25 free with any other parasitic module
Benefits
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of veterinary parasitology
  • Learn to identify symptoms of parasitic infections as well as their cellular characteristics
  • Learn latest treatment techniques as well as control measures for preventing future infections
  • Get the latest research findings on parasitic zoonoses