Courses

African Swine Fever Emergency Preparation Course for Canada

Online training course
February 13 to March 31, 2024

This course is designed to equip veterinarians with the necessary skills to diagnose and investigate outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF), emphasizing their pivotal role in implementing emergency disease control measures. Additionally, the course is open to personnel in the animal agriculture industry.

Media Management Training for Agriculture Professionals

Online training course
$65 / person

The AHC Media Management Training for Agriculture Professionals training program is a comprehensive online course for those with an interest in learning about the media. The program covers how the media works, media monitoring, preparing key messages, interview readiness, handling sensitive discussions and tips for successful public interaction.

Foot-and-Mouth Disease Emergency Preparedness Course

Online training course
No cost to participate

This free EuFMD e-learning course provides an overview of FMD recognition in either a FMD-free country or in a country where the disease is endemic. It presents the clinical signs of FMD, as well as routes of transmission, diagnosis, control, and prevention measures.

Introduction to the Incident Command System Training Program

Online training course
No cost to participate

This training program was developed as part of the AHEM project. Over the past two years, this pilot program has been tested and fine-tuned at several industry workshops across Canada.

Avian Influenza Emergency Preparation Course for Canada

Online training course
February 21 – March 31, 2023

This course is designed to prepare veterinarians to diagnose and investigate an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) while emphasizing their crucial role in implementing emergency disease control measures.

Mental Health: Building Resiliency Together

On demand presentation

A workshop designed to introduce participants to mental health in agriculture, highlight how to support ourselves and others, the importance of refilling our own cups and how to have conversations about mental health. This will be a “hands on” workshop with group exercises to engage participants and practice having conversations.

Emergency Management Workshop Series

On demand presentation

We are pleased to offer a series of engaging emergency management workshops. Please join us virtually as we share vital information, tips, and tools for an animal disease emergency.

Strengthening results with continuous learning

Whether it is developing new skills, boosting knowledge or simply a timely refresher, we understand the importance of providing learning opportunities and sharing the most up-to-date information.

Timely offering

Animal disease recognition and response training has been consistently identified as a need by veterinary professionals and industry staff since the initial phase of the AHEM project began in 2016.

The continual evolution of serious animal health diseases reaffirms the need to offer convenient opportunities to keep knowledge and skills current.

This professional training complements existing, and emerging tools aimed at enhancing the Canadian livestock and poultry industry’s capacity to effectively recognize and respond to a serious animal disease event.