Module 36: An Introduction to National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) and Domestic and International Movement
This module provides the accredited veterinarian with an understanding of their roles, responsibilities, and opportunities with respect to poultry. The definition of “poultry” and the basics of the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) and the role it plays in poultry movement are discussed in detail. Included is an understanding of the process for preparing and issuing International Health Certificates (IHCs) for hatching eggs, day-old chicks, and other poultry exports. Potential accreditation violations and the ramifications of such violations are also discussed.