Applied Health Management - (15 credits)

Managing animal disease is important for animal health and welfare, but animal diseases can also be a risk to public health. Disease outbreaks can be expensive and can have longer-term economic and social effects on trading animals and animal products. This module deals with current issue such as notifiable diseases outbreaks, health scares associated with livestock alongside human and food safety, antibiotic resistance and one health approach. It enables students to evaluate and implement appropriate management practices used to deal with these issues. In line with other level three modules, the student will be expected to apply information gained in a variety of other modules and combine this with extensive reading to evaluate current approaches to disease control.