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Peste des petits ruminants (PPR): eLearning

This course is designed for laboratory staff responsible for implementing Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) diagnostic techniques. However, the modules also provide an interesting and informative summary of all aspects of PPR, and the course will therefore appeal to those with a more general interest in the virus as well. Like other eLearning courses provided by The Pirbright Institute, this course is prepared in English (UK) 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 PPRV. The course will also discuss the clinical and pathological signs associated with PPRV infection, the transmission of the virus, and the control of PPR disease.

Course modules

The course comprises of the following modules:

  Module title Duration Number of Questions
1. Introductory module                            30 minutes          7 questions
2. The Disease           30 minutes          7 questions
3. The Virus                              30 minutes          9 questions
4. Diagnostic Tests        30 minutes          9 questions
5. Disease Control                                                  30 minutes          9 questions

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

About the trainers

The PPRV 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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