Date & Time
Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
429 Zoonoses You Need to Know

Incarcerated persons may participate in vocational jobs in agriculture and farming in diverse programs ranging from aquaponics to vermiculture. Exposures to a wide range of animals, plants, and associated microorganisms may be unfamiliar to correctional practitioners and can represent a true threat to individual and population health. This session reviews correctional agribusiness zoonoses and presents cases to illustrate their presentation and management.

Educational Objectives

  • Review zoonotic disease that occur in correctional agribusiness
  • Describe how to identify and manage zoonotic disease
  • Examine resources for developing zoonotic disease prevention programs

Level: Basic