2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Oct 01, 2022  
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VT 220 Public Health and Sanitation (4 credits)



Prerequisite Enrollment in the Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology.

Course Description
Lectures on public health as it applies to veterinary medicine and the veterinary technician. Covers epidemiology, zoonoses, environmental public health including meat and food hygiene.

Student Outcomes
1. Explain basic epidemiological concepts in the control and prevention of infectious diseases.
2. Describe the most common zoonotic diseases in North America.
3. Characterize the syndrome associated with each zoonotic disease.
4. Identify the mode of transmission for each zoonotic disease.
5. Explain the prevention and control strategies for each zoonotic disease.



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