Learn about activities that can be performed by shelters before, during, and after a disaster to build organizational resiliency and enhance recovery. We will specifically address how population medicine is used to ensure the welfare of animals while protecting public health during disasters. Attendees will learn how to:
- Review shelter intake, triage, and common medical procedures necessary in animal disaster response and recovery
Develop protocols to be used by staff when caring for animals affected by a disaster
- Identify resources needed to effectively respond and recover from a disaster
- Formulate a plan to integrate operations with local disaster management efforts
- This session is part of the Shelter Medicine series, a collaboration between the Association of Shelter Veterinarians and The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement.
This webinar has been pre-approved for 1 Certified Animal Welfare Administrator continuing education credit.
This program has been submitted (but is not yet approved) for 1 hour of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.