Foreign Animal Diseases in Category I Animals

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Addresses the important role companion animal practitioner’s play as it relates to detecting foreign animal diseases (FADs) in Category I animals. Information about ten FADs affecting Category I animals is included. FAD incursions in the U.S. that were detected by private sector veterinarians are described (screwworm and rabbit hemorrhagic disease). A scenario culminates what was taught in this module regarding how a veterinarian should appropriately handle a suspected FAD in a patient at their clinic.

Program Track:  APHIS

CE Credits:  1.5

Available To:  All Attendees

Fee:  $0.00

Sponsored By:  APHIS

Speaker(s)

Reed Hall DVM

Dr. Hall joined USDA, APHIS, Veterinary Services as a Veterinary Medical Officer in 2001 and currently serves as the Emergency Coordinator for Utah and Nevada. Dr. Hall earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 1983. Prior to working for APHIS, Veterinary Services he worked six years in a mixed animal practice in Ogden, Utah and then twelve years for USDA, FSIS as a Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer in Nebraska and Utah.