Ringworm 101 for Shelters
About this Webinar
The first in a recorded four-part series, this webinar provides critical information about preventing, diagnosing and treating ringworm. You can listen to this webinar at your convenience, any time 24/7.
By the end of this webinar, you can develop an understanding about:
- Transmission, incubation and risk factors
- Environmental contamination
- Screening animals for ringworm
- Recognition and diagnostics
- Quick tests for ringworm
- Wood's lamp 101
- Direct examinations of hair
- Using and understanding fungal cultures
- Treatment basics
This webinar is useful for veterinarians, vet techs and anyone doing intake or providing daily care to animals.
Ringworm 101 is part of a series of webinars to help you prevent and manage ringworm. See all the webinars in the series.
Sandra Newbury, DVM, MS
Director, University of Wisconsin Shelter Medicine Program
Dr. Newbury joined the University of Wisconsin’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 2015 as a clinical assistant professor and director of the shelter medicine program. She helped to build the Koret Shelter Medicine Program at the University of California, Davis from 2006-2014, and served 6 years on the board of directors of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians. Dr. Newbury is passionate about saving lives and stomping out disease, and focuses on partnerships between shelters, veterinarians and the community to decrease shelter intake and improve positive outcomes for homeless animals.
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