9 Nov 2020

Exotic Animal - Reptile Medicine and Surgery; Wildlife Medicine and Surgery

Swindon

Exotic Animal - Reptile Medicine and Surgery; Wildlife Medicine and Surgery

Objectives

Key learning objectives Day One:

  • Formulate an approach to the sick reptile including post hibernation anorexia and hypocalcaemic collapse
  • Diagnose and treat dermatological conditions including dysecdysis, scale rot and abscesses and metabolic, nutritional and infectious bone and shell disorders
  • Diagnose and treat common gastroenterological disorders including mouth rot, vomiting and regurgitation and liver disease
  • Approach respiratory and cardiovascular disease including pneumonia and lungworm
  • Investigate respiratory tract and reproductive disease
  • Understand the common infectious diseases of reptiles

Key learning objectives Day Two:

  • Explain the legislation relating to wild animals and welfare
  • Formulate an approach to the restraint, anaesthesia and trauma management of wild birds and mammals
  • Diagnose and manage common disorders of UK native wildlife
  • Approach rehabilitation of wildlife
    • Understand the zoonotic diseases which affect wildlife in the UK

Available Dates

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