IS-111.a - Livestock in Disasters
 Course ID: 1028589
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number:
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): 0.4 CEU/CE
 Certificate:
Course Description:

Course Description

This course combines the knowledge of livestock producers and emergency managers to present a unified approach to mitigate the impact of disasters on animal agriculture.

Course Objectives

The objectives of this course are to learn understand issues that arise when disasters affect livestock, determine a farm's susceptibility to hazards, and identify actions to reduce economic losses and human and animal suffering in disasters.

Primary Audience

Emergency management officials and livestock owners.

Prerequisites

None

CEUs

0.4

Course Length

3.5 hours

Subject Area(s):
General Public Health
Other
Animal Health
Agriculture
Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Services
Audience(s):
Other
Animal Control / Veterinarians
Public Health
Emergency Management
Background/Role(s): None
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies: none
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)/Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Name: Independent Study Program Office
Phone: 301-447-1200
email: Independent.Study@dhs.gov
URL:
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May 17, 2013
Great Information
 
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May 04, 2013
 
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November 16, 2012
If you have taken IS 10 it has almost the exact same information. The last section is proably 2 sections are the most informative and the rest is just repeat.
 
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April 06, 2012
 
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March 08, 2012
Good review of basic issues related to livestock. It has led to many questions about local resources and planning.
 
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December 21, 2011
Course should be available as download. Interactive portion is not thorough.
 
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September 01, 2011
 
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August 11, 2011
 
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