In this module, you'll be able to :
- Identify five routes of infection
- Describe how diseases are transmitted in animals
In this interactive object, learners identify nursing actions that help to prevent the spread of infection.
By the end of this module, you'll be able to:
- Identify actions that can reduce biosecurity risk
- Develop a biosecurity action plan for a farm
- Select the most cost effective strategies
Learners examine a CBC and study the functions of blood cells, the normal range for each item on the CBC, and possible reasons for increases or decreases from the normal range.
By the end of this module, you’ll be able to:
- List four categories of disease agent sources
- Discover conditions when disease transmission is likely to occur
- Describe the means of disease transmission in a given situation
At the end of this lesson you will be able to
- Explain what biosecurity means.
- Describe why biosecurity is important.
- Identify what kinds of disease agents we try to prevent or control with biosecurity.
- Demonstrate disease agent-host-environmental interactions that result in disease.
In this learning activity you'll investigate the interaction of antimicrobial therapies and host defenses in eliminating an infection.
Learners watch a brief video clip. They then follow step-by-step instructions on how to do a urine colony count and examine the criteria for determining if a colony count represents an infection. A brief quiz completes the object.