This training describes the types and transmission of zoonotic diseases, identifies zoonoses of public health significance, and outlines general principles and procedures for surveillance and emergency preparedness.

Participants are eligible to receive up to .05 CEUs or .5 contact hours for completion of training including pre-test, post test and evaluation.

Learning Objectivies - at the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:

Define zoonoses
Identify agents and transmission modes of zoonoses
Explain the risks of human contact with animals in public exhibition settings
Describe emerging zoonoses
State basic principles and practices of emergency preparedness for zoonotic outbreaks related to natural disasters, bioterrorism, and food safety