14 Dec 2020

Exotic Animal - Primates and Zoo Animal Medicine


Exotic Animal - Primates and Zoo Animal Medicine


Key learning objectives Day One:

  • Diagnose, treat and prevent ectoparasitic, bacterial, viral, fungal and neoplastic skin diseases
  • Understand gastrointestinal disease including bacterial gastroenteritis, gastric dilation, diarrhoea and dental caries
  • Appreciate diseases affecting the cardio-respiratory system
  • Understand metabolic/ nutritional bone disease, musculoskeletal and neurological disease, arthritis and limb fractures
  • Investigate and treat infectious diseases
  • Diagnose and treat diseases of the urogenital tract including endometrial, ovarian and mammary disease

Key learning objectives Day Two:

  • Explain modern zoo legislation and management including Zoo Licensing Act 1981 and Balai regulations 92/65 as subsequently amended
  • Approach the routine health-care management and common disease problems of zoo animals
  • Restrain zoo animals
  • Understand drug delivery systems, immobilisation and anaesthetic regimes

Available Dates

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