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Semester 2 - Dual-Delivery
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Upon completion of this subject, students will recognise the interdependency between human, animal and environmental health, as captured by the One Health concept, and describe the roles of veterinarians in protecting and promoting One Health in animal production and management, food safety management, humane slaughter of livestock for food, and disease outbreak investigations.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Recognise the interdependency between human, animal and environmental health, as captured by the One Health concept, and describe the roles of veterinarians in protecting and promoting One Health in animal production and management, food safety management, humane slaughter of livestock for food, and disease outbreak investigations
- Define emerging, re-emerging and transboundary diseases, as well as an 'emergency animal disease' and describe why these diseases are arising, how they are combatted, and their impacts on people, animals and the environment
- Explain how the design of modern abattoirs, and the processes that take place within them, help to maintain high levels of animal welfare, worker safety, food safety and food quality
- Describe how safe food is achieved throughout the 'farm to fork' process, including how food safety programs, food technology processes and on-farm practices help to prevent food-borne disease and promote food security
- Recall the common zoonotic diseases (including food-borne diseases) and their transmission pathways and explain how the risks they present to human and animal health are combatted
- Apply principles of scholarly literacy to write a narrative review relating to emerging zoonotic diseases
On completion of this subject, students should:
- Be able to examine critically, synthesise and evaluate knowledge across a broad range of disciplines
- Understand the scientific method, and the history and evolution of scientific concepts
- Be intellectually curious and able to apply a rigorous, critical and logical approach to enquiry
- Be able to communicate ideas effectively in both written and verbal formats to both specialists and non-specialists
- Demonstrate skills in writing, generic research activities, problem-solving and communication
- Be efficient managers of information
- Be able to apply appropriate technology to the analysis of biological problems.
Last updated: 8 May 2021