20 Jan 2020

Exotic Animal - Clinical Pathology; Therapeutics and Immunisation

Swindon

Objectives

Key learning objectives Day One:

  • Understand how to collect diagnostic samples including sampling sites and blood volumes, faecal, urine and bone marrow samples
  • Interpret haematological profiles based on knowledge of normal values and the changes which occur in disease processes
  • Interpret biochemical profiles based on knowledge of normal values and the changes which occur in disease processes
  • Evaluate bone marrow samples
  • Understand how to collect and evaluate cytological samples
  • Appreciate microbiological investigation of exotic animals

Key learning objectives Day Two:

  • Explain how various legislation relates to the pharmacy and have a knowledge of the Medicines Act 1968, the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the COSHH regulations 2002
  • Understand the correct storage, dispensing and labelling of medicines
  • Understand the pharmacokinetics, potential interactions and adverse effects of common therapeutic agents including anaesthetics, anti-inflammatories, analgesics, anti- microbials and anti-parasitics.
  • Immunisation of exotic patients
  • Delivery of drugs to exotic pets and zoo animals

Summary

Comprehensive course notes, lunch and refreshments on each day.

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