NAME VCEHP 107: Rodent Management
COURSE STARTS Open Enrollment
COURSE ENDS 7 weeks to complete from date of registration
COURSE DESCRIPTION Topics covered in the Rodent Management course include the economic and health significance of commensal rodents, identifying and analyzing active rodent signs, managing rats in urban centers, including a discussion of rodenticide baits, their formulation and applications. The ultimate green rodent control and rodent-proofing. After completing this course, users will be able to describe basic rodent biology and behavior, describe the four most important steps in rodent control, recognize the signs of rodent infestation and areas they are most likely to inhabit and understand the role of environmental health professionals in using an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach for rodent management.