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TV5130 - Advances in Veterinary Parasitology

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

Available to graduate students with a degree in Veterinary Science (other appropriately trained graduates may enrol at the discretion of the Director of the Australian Institute of Tropical Veterinary and Animal Science).

Comprehensive review of the tropical parasitic diseases of importance in veterinary medicine. Major groups of protozoan, helminth and arthropod parasites of domestic and companion animals are examined with emphasis on diagnosis, epidemiology, control and treatment.

Learning Outcomes

  • critically evaluate research papers and reviews on parasitological topics and present conclusions as seminars/reports;
  • understand current knowledge of pathogenic mechanisms of parasitic diseases;
  • On completion of this subject the participants should be able to:;
  • develop plans for the management and control of parasitic diseases using integrated approaches;
  • apply modern technologies to diagnosis and treatment of parasitic diseases.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Constantin Constantinoiu
Workload expectations:
  • 52 hours tutorials
Assessment: presentations (50%); assignments (50%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.