Module I, Key Disciplines in Poultry Health/Regulation Module OIE – WOAH

Online Training, Spring 2021

General course information

  • To access the course notes and the pre-recorded courses, the students must be registered and the course fees paid.
  • There will be blocks of 2 hours with the CMs, 3-4 months after the availability of the course notes and the pre-recorded courses.
  • If a Course Master teaches several courses, an attempt will be made to group together the live portion of all his courses.
  • A multiple choice exam will be held a few months after the end of each course.

Course Masters:

Dr Neil Duncan (ZA)
Dr Robert Gauthier (CA)
Dr Mohamed Hafez (GE)
Dr Stéphane Lemière (FR)
Dr Marius Dwars (NL)
Dr E. Parent (CA)
Dr Peter Plumstead (ZA)
Dr Jean-Pierre Vaillancourt (CA)
Dr Hilde vanMeirhaeghe (BE)
Dr Daniel Venne (CA)
Speaker OIE to be determined

Moderator:

Robert Gauthier (CA)

Administrator:

Pierre Cadot (FR)
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Registration status

Registration closed

Course location

Online course
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Course language

English

Tuition fee

1950 EUR / 2.300 USD

Program

Pre-recorded Courses

Dr Robert Gauthier

Course description and objectives

1 hour

Poultry production in the world (broilers, layers, turkeys) and production systems

1 hour

Cost of poultry diseases. Impact of litter on diseases and productivity

30 min

Water quality

2 hours

Intoxications (medications, mycotoxins, feed ingredients) (2 hours)

2 hours

Environment, cleaning & disinfection, pest control

2 hours

Medication, feed additives, antibiotic free production, growth promoters

Dr Éric Parent

4 hours

Antibiotics and antibioresistance

Module OIE : Speaker to be determined

4 hours

OIE presentations

Dr Peter Plumstead

2 hours

Nutrition I, basic principles, requirements

2 hours

Nutrition II, feed ingredient constraints, composition, quality, mycotoxins management, manufacturing

Dr Daniel Venne

4 hours

Introduction to metabolic diseases in poultry. Clinical biochemistry, a new science in avian medicine?

2 hours

Blood parameters and what influences them

2 hours

Hatching eggs and hatchery (production, storage, transportation, incubation)

Dr Mohamed Hafez

2 hours

Avian influenza

2 hours

Important diseases related to public health (salmonellosis, tuberculosis, campylobacteriosis, chlamydiosis, erysipelosis)

2 hours

Reportable diseases (IA & NC), detection and intervention programs, eradication or vaccination

Dr Marius Dwars

2 hours

Newcastle disease

Dr Jean-Pierre Vaillancourt

2 hours

Epidemiology I, basic principles, risk factors

2 hours

Epidemiology II, infection pressure, measurement of the impact of an intervention

2 hours

Epidemiology III, statistical calculation in epidemiology, control measures and biosecurity

2 hours

Epidemiology IV, biosecurity

Dr Stéphan Lemière

2 hours

Immune system

2 hours

Vaccination techniques

2 hours

Laboratory techniques in immunology, serology and bacteriology. Laboratory serology results interpretation

2 hours

How to build an adapted vaccination program?

Dr Hilde vanMeirhaeghe

1 hour

Animal welfare in poultry production

1 hour

Genetic selection, evolution and how to reach the genetic potential

1 hour

Management of communication during a sanitary crisis, the importance of a rapid reaction and of a coordinated reaction (

2 hours

The importance intestinal health in poultry

2 hours

Internal parasites of poultry (broilers, layers, turkeys)

2 hours

External parasites of poultry (broilers, layers, turkeys)

Dr Neil Duncan

1 hour

Anatomy, physiology of the respiratory, digestive and reproductive systems), the importance of histopathology and review of the avian specificity, what sample to collect, for what?

1 hour

What are the most important poultry diseases in the world

Cornell University

4 hours

Videos on necropsy techniques and sample collection

On-line live sessions with the CMs

(7 blocks of 2 hours)

Gauthier/ Parent

May 2021

Plumstead/OIE Speaker

May 2021

Hafez

May 2021

Venne

June 2021

Lemière/Duncan

June 2021

Vaillancourt/Dwars

June 2021

vanMeirhaeghe

June 2021

Minor changes may be made to this program

Total number of hours including the online presence part; 78,5

Tuition fee Module I course 2021:

1.950 EUR / 2.300 USD

Tuition fee includes your place in the course (access to the pre-recorded videos and the live exchanges), access to the course notes, to the « Manual of Poultry Diseases » and WVEPAH private Facebook group as well as the registration fee to the University of Luxembourg.

To access the course notes and the pre-recorded courses, the students must be registered and the course fees paid. For information about payment terms please contact info@wvepah.org.

To register please complete the registration form.

Please note that this course is now closed to new registrations.

New courses will be published on the website as they are announced.

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