Course Content (Syllabus)
According to "WORLD ORGANISATION FOR ANIMAL HEALTH- Veterinary Education Core Curriculum. OIE Guidelines (Sept 2013)"-(http://www.oie.int/Veterinary_Education_Core_Curriculum.pdf) & "OIE recommendations on the Competencies of graduating veterinarians (‘Day 1 graduates’) to assure National Veterinary Services of quality" (http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Support_to_OIE_Members/Vet_Edu_AHG/DAY_1/DAYONE-B-ang-vC.pdf) course content should provide the veterinary student with comprehensive knowledge of the epidemiology and pathogenesis of infection with important agents of each type; clinical signs and diagnosis of infection; treatment options, including the judicious use of antimicrobials and the development of antimicrobial resistance by the pathogen; development of animal immunity or resistance to infection; prevention and control programmes, including vaccination; and the prognostic and diagnostic value of available laboratory and clinical tests, economic and public health impact. Focus should be on OIE-listed diseases, zoonotic diseases with serious public health implications, and other important diseases either impacting or with the potential to impact the major animal species of particular relevance to Greece.
E. Petridou (Associate Professor): Notifiable Diseases -Zoonoses, National eradication programs - Vaccination programs: Brucellosis Tuberculosis, Anthrax, Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia
V. Siarkou (Associate Professor): National eradication programs: Salmonellosis, Notifiable Diseases -Zoonoses -vaccination programs: Hemorrhagic colitis, hemolytic-uremic syndrome, infection with Yersinia pestis (plague), Tularemia, Fever Q, Glanders, Melioidosis, Leptospirosis, Rabies .
SK. Kritas (Professor): Notifiable Diseases -Zoonoses, National eradication programs - Vaccination programs: Foot and mouth disease, vesicular diseases, Classical and African swine fever, Ovine and Caprine Pox, Bluetongue, Bovine leucosis and rinderpest, Equine encephalomyelitis and infectious anemia, spongiform encephalopathies. Influenza and Newcastle disease, West Nile Fever
infectious diseases, bacteria diseases, fungal diseases, viral diseases, Foreign Animal Diseases, Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases, Transmissible Diseases