Nursing the Emergency and Critical Wildlife Patient (Interprofessional)


Nursing wildlife species within the veterinary practice can be difficult., There is a responsibility to attend to a physical injury while providing a suitable, behaviourally enriched environment. Decisions as to the ethical approach within treatment plans should be openly discussed with the whole veterinary team to ensure the patient’s best interests are achieved, with the goal being that upon recovery, the animal should be able to survive and thrive in its natural habitat.

This course will provide delegates with the knowledge to nurse and treat a wildlife patient from the first admission to the practice to rehabilitation and return to the wild.


Overview of learning objectives:

  • Legislation and ethical balance

  • Handling

  • Rehabilitation

  • Housing

  • Health and safety


This course is interprofessional and suitable for:

  • Veterinary nurses
  • Veterinary surgeons, particularly new graduates and vets wanting to refresh their skills

It is also ideal for nurses and vets to attend together from the same practice.

Prices are the same for individual vets and nurses, with an overall discounted price if a vet and nurse book to attend together from the same practice. For the discount to be applied, please telephone when booking a nurse and a vet together.

This course includes comprehensive course notes, refreshments and lunch on the day.

Payment Terms & Conditions

  1. Payment for the course can be paid by credit card or bank transfer.
  2. Please contact us for pricing relating to corporate veterinary groups and multiple booking discounts.
  3. Full details regarding the course cancellation procedure can be found here:

Registration Information

  1. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first served basis.
  2. Where all available places are full, applicants will be offered first refusal for the next available date.
  3. Confirmation and enrolment details will then be sent to confirm your booking.

Available Dates

Nursing the Emergency and Critical Wildlife Patient (Interprofessional)
18 Jul 2022
1 Day Course
09:00 Registration
09:30 Course starts
17:00 Course finishes
6 CPD hours
Stacey Vickery
From £429.00 + VAT