[MARMAM] Aquatic Animal Health Summer & Fall Online Courses - Summer Registration Closes Soon

Larkin,Iskande (Iske) ivlarkin at ufl.edu
Mon Apr 28 11:51:39 PDT 2014



At the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine we are offering a few exciting online courses in the upcoming Summer and Fall semesters that are specifically geared towards those interested in Aquatic Animal Health. All of these courses have registration options for undergraduate students, graduate students and as continuing education for the professional or practitioner.



Summer classes (2014)

Aquatic Wildlife Health Issues is an online course (3 credits) -  designed to introduce students (upper level undergraduate and graduate) and professionals (with an AA or higher degree) to the natural history, anatomy, physiology, behavior and common health issues of aquatic species: whales and dolphins, seals and sea lions, manatees, sea turtles, crocodilians, fish and invertebrates. More information can be found here: (http://aquatic.vetmed.ufl.edu/education/courses/distance-learning-courses/aquatic-wildlife-health-issues/)





Manatee Health and Conservation is an online course (3 credits) -  that will provide students (upper level undergraduate and graduate) and professionals (with an AA or higher degree) with a detailed overview of manatee natural history, health assessment, and research findings as well as explore conservation issues. More information can be found here: (http://aquatic.vetmed.ufl.edu/education/courses/distance-learning-courses/manatee-health-and-conservation/<http://aquatic.vetmed.ufl.edu/education/courses/distance-learning-courses/manatee-health-and-conservation/%3chttps:/mail.ufl.edu/owa/%28http:/aquatic.vetmed.ufl.edu/education/courses/distance-learning-courses/manatee-health-and-conservation/>)





Fall classes (2014)

Aquatic Animal Conservation Issues is an online course (3 credits) -  designed to introduce students (upper level undergraduate and graduate) and professionals (with an AA or higher degree) to the controversial issues surrounding aquatic animal species ranging from invertebrates to marine mammals, with an emphasis on marine mammals, but also including sea turtles, fisheries, and marine ecosystems. More information can be found here: (http://aquatic.vetmed.ufl.edu/education/courses/distance-learning-courses/aquatic-animal-conservation-issues/)



For questions about the class or enrollment, contact Jeffrey Hendel (hendelj at ufl.edu<mailto:hendelj at ufl.edu<mailto:hendelj at ufl.edu%3cmailto:hendelj at ufl.edu>>).



DEADLINES

If you are interested in taking one of the classes, registration deadline for summer:

Academic credit is May 9th

Continuing Education (CE) is May 14th

First day of class is May 12th.



Fall (2014) term registration will remain open until August.



Sincerely,

Dr Iske Larkin



Iske V. Larkin, PhD

Lecturer & Education Coordinator

Aquatic Animal Health Program

Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine University of Florida PO Box 100136

2015 SW 16th Ave

Gainesville, Florida 32610

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