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Avian influenza virus (AIV): eLearning

This course is designed for poultry health and industry professionals, including vets and laboratory staff responsible for implementing diagnostic techniques. However, the course also includes interesting and informative modules of all aspects of avian influenza disease and will therefore appeal similarly to those with a general interest in the virus pathogenicity and clinical disease, epidemiology and control. The short, accessible nature of the course makes it ideal for vets and those working in the industry who are required to complete CPD as part of their role. This course is prepared in both English (UK) and Simplified Chinese and available for purchase as a highly accessible, online package.

What you need to know

  • Cost: £75 payable via Paypal, Visa or Mastercard (local taxes will be added where applicable).
  • Duration: The course is expected to take 2-3 hours to complete. Once purchased, access to the online material is available for 30 days only.

Learning objectives

The course will provide a thorough understanding of current diagnostic techniques for AIV. The course will also discuss the clinical and pathological signs associated with AIV infection, the transmission of the virus, and the control of AI disease.

Course modules

The course comprises of the following modules:

  Module title Duration Number of Questions
1. Introductory module                            35 minutes          15 questions
2. Pathogenesis and Spread of AI 25 minutes          9 questions
3. Clinical Diagnosis of AI   20 minutes          7 questions
4. Sample Dispatch and Receipt  15 minutes          7 questions
5. Introduction to Laboratory Diagnosis                                                30 minutes          10 questions
6. Disease Control 30 minutes   10 questions

A certificate will be awarded to individuals successfully completing all modules of the course.

About the trainers

The AIV eLearning course was produced and reviewed by subject matter experts working at The Pirbright Institute.

How to apply

To purchase access to this course for one month, please email pirbright.training@pirbright.ac.uk. Our training team will be in contact with you to arrange access to our online learning portal where you will be able to purchase the course using PayPal, Visa or Mastercard.


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