West Texas A&M to offer online course, Pharmaceutical Use in Cattle
The Pharmaceutical Use in Cattle course will equip persons involved in the administration, distribution or sale of pharmaceuticals used in cattle to maximize therapeutic outcomes, prevent drug-related problems and protect the wholesomeness of the food supply chain.
Students throughout the country can easily access this web-based course to gain up-to-date information and training in veterinary labeled drugs, animal disease states, regulatory issues and public health topics.
Upon completing this course, students will have knowledge and skills that can positively impact educational, veterinary and economic outcomes by applying their drug knowledge resources to veterinary situations.
This three-credit-hour online course is ideal for students majoring in animal science, dairy science, feedyard/ranch management, agricultural education, meat science, veterinary technology, and pre-veterinary medicine. Students are welcome to take the course on an individual basis and transfer the elective credit back to their home school.
Registration for the fall 2013 course begins immediately and closes the first week of class. The course begins Aug. 26. The course is offered every spring, summer and fall semesters.
For more information on course objectives, dates, syllabus, tuition or registration instructions, visit http://wtamu.edu/academics/veterinary-pharmacy.aspx.
For more information, contact the instructor, Elaine Blythe, at 402-551-6017 or firstname.lastname@example.org.