The second in a four-part recorded series, this webinar offers a stepwise approach to ringworm outbreak response, which can be applied to almost any infectious disease. It also covers important information on screening and preventing and treating ringworm, using two actual shelter case studies. 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:
General disease outbreak protocol
Screening animals for ringworm
Recognition and diagnostics
Quick tests for ringworm
Wood's lamp 101
Direct examinations of hair
Using and understanding fungal cultures
This webinar is useful for veterinarians, vet techs and anyone doing intake or providing daily care to animals.
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.