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14S1I12 - METHODS OF EPIZOOTIOLOGICAL WORK

Course specification
Course titleMETHODS OF EPIZOOTIOLOGICAL WORK
Acronym14S1I12
Acronym
Module
Type of study
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. dr Miroslav Valčić
  2. dr Sonja Radojičić
  3. dr Sanda Dimitrijević
  4. dr Milorad Mirilović
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
  1. dr Sonja Obrenović
  2. dr Dragan Bacić
  3. dr Tamara Ilić
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB10.0Status
    ConditionCompleting lectures in compulsory subjects as well as in two elective subjects according to own interest
    The goalTo acquire knowledge on qualitative and quantitative methods as far as sample from diseased animal and animal population is concerned, to estimate the nature of interrelationship between epizootical data, to understand cause and to form hypothesis, to know the methods of the epizootical monitoring, surveillance and to apply methods of clinical and field investigation, to know economic aspects of the disease as well as to be able to form epizootical methods.
    The outcomeAfter completion of the course, student should know qualitative as well as quantitative methods of sampling from animals, population and outer space as well as to estimate nature of the interrelationship between epizootical data that are to be used, to know causality and to form hypothesis, to know methods of the epizootical monitoring and surveillance and to apply methods of the clinical and field research, to know economic aspects of the animal health and to know how to form models in epizootiology.
    Contents
    Contents of lecturesSampling methods, hypothesis testing, causality and repercussion of the events in epozootiology, nature of epizootical data, monitoring, surveillance, methods of data interrelationship analysis, clinical methods, economics of animal health, epizootical methods.
    Contents of exercisesField and laboratory work on sampling methods, hypothesis testing, causality and repercussion of the events in epozootiology, nature of epizootical data, monitoring, surveillance, methods of data interrelationship analysis, clinical methods, economics of animal health, epizootical methods.
    Literature
    1. Thrusfield, Ml: Veterinary epidemiology, Blackwell, 1995 (Original title)
    2. Vacic M. General epizootiology, 1988
    3. Radojicic S et al. Special infectious diseases of animals 2011, Author`s Edition
    4. Martin W i sar: Veterinary epidemiology, principles and methods. Iowa St. Univ. USA, 1987., (Original title)
    5. Dohoo I. i sar: Veterinary epidemiology research. AVC Inc. Charlettotown, Canada, 2003. (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    424
    Methods of teachingTheoretical and practical work on collecting, classifying, processing and analyzing data, seminar work
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures30Test paper
    Practical lessonsOral examination50
    Projects
    Colloquia20
    Seminars