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14S1I11 - GENERAL EPIZOOTIOLOGY

Course specification
Course titleGENERAL EPIZOOTIOLOGY
Acronym14S1I11
Acronym
Module
Type of study
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. dr Miroslav Valčić
  2. dr Sonja Radojičić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
  1. dr Sonja Obrenović
  2. dr Dragan Bacić
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB10.0Status
    ConditionCompleting lectures in compulsory subjects as well as in two elective subjects according to own interest
    The goalAcquiring knowledge on veterinary epidemiology of infectious as well as parasitic diseases of animals; knowledge of epidemiology principles that are used to analyze animal health disorders that causes diseases, productivity and animal welfare and well being.
    The outcomeAfter completing of the course, specialist should get detailed knowledge of the epidemiology basis, correctly to estimate and define ways and procedures of data collection, to understand data processing principles in order to analyze and make conclusions that are in relation to the veterinary epidemiology of infectious and parasitic diseases as well as to analyze and make conclusions in relation to the animal diseases that negatively influence productivity and have negative implication to the animal well being and welfare.
    Contents
    Contents of lecturesHistorical perspective (3), basic epizootiological concepts and definitions (4), types of epizootiological investigations (5), epizootiological components (4), frequency of disease occurrence and productivity disorders (6), disease ecology (5), spacial and temporal disease distribution (6), data collection (3), observational studies (6), comparative epizootiology (4), health schemes (5), risk analysis (6).
    Contents of exercisesHistorical perspective (1), basic epizootiological concepts and definitions (2), types of epizootiological investigations (2), epizootiological components (2), frequency of disease occurrence and productivity disorders (3), disease ecology (3), spacial and temporal disease distribution (3), data collection (3), observational studies (3), comparative epizootiology (4), health schemes (2), risk analysis (2).
    Literature
    1. Veterinary epidemiology, Thrusfield MI, Blackwell, 1995 (Original title)
    2. Opšta epizootiologija, autorsko iizdanje, Valčić M. 1998. (Original title)
    3. Veterinary epidemiology, principles and methods. Martin WS. Iowa St. Univ. USA, 1987 (Original title)
    4. Veteerinary epidemiology research. Dahoo I. AVC Inc. Charlettotown, Canada, 2003. (Original title)
    5. Infektivne bolesti životinja - specijalni deo. Autorsko izdanje. Radojičić S, Valčić M i Đuričić B. 2011. (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    424
    Methods of teachingTheoretical (60 classes) as well as practical (30) lectures at the Department of infectious diseases of animals and bees, Faculty of veterinary medicine, Belgrade Research to be conducted at veterinary specialistic, diagnostic and scientific institutes and in State veterinary department R. Serbia (Ministry of agriculture, water management and forestry)
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lecturesTest paper50
    Practical lessons30Oral examination
    Projects
    Colloquia
    Seminars20