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The Food Dialogues– There Are No Antibiotics in Your Meat. Now Stop.

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Veterinary Feed Directive Module

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • describe the need for antibiotic stewardship in regard to antibiotic resistance;
  • understand the FDA's regulatory oversight of animal drugs;
  • describe the Federally-defined key elements of a lawful veterinarian-client-patient relationship;
  • recognize the classes and uses of antibiotics requiring a VFD;
  • describe the components of a complete VFD;
  • understand the recordkeeping requirements associated with a VFD;
  • apply expiration date and duration of use guidelines to a VFD; and
  • locate additional resources related to VFDs.

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