22 Apr 2021

Current Concepts in Surgery; Avian Medicine and Surgery


Current Concepts in Surgery; Avian Medicine and Surgery


Key learning objectives Day One:

  • Understand basic surgical techniques, surgical neutering and coelomic surgery
  • Use knowledge gained to implant microchips
  • Apply knowledge gained to performing various oesophagostomy techniques
  • Understand how to repair shell and beak defects
  • Explain the use of radiosurgery in exotics
  • Approach the orthopaedic patient and understand the common fracture types in different species, the principles of internal and external fracture repair and muscle tendon adhesions

Key learning objectives Day Two:

  • Investigate and treat gastro-intestinal diseases
  • Investigate and treat diseases of the upper and lower airways including the nares, sinuses, and infections such as Chlamydophilosis and Aspergillosis
  • Approach beak and feather disease and feather plucking
  • Understand urogenital tract disease including excessive egg laying, egg binding, cloacal disease and orchitis
  • Manage trauma cases including fractures


Comprehensive course notes, lunch and refreshments on each day.

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