Approach to wildlife casualties in general practice
Course Length: Two hours
Course Format: Access to recorded webinar for 2 weeks plus a copy of the slides to support viewing
- Identification of commonly presented species
- Safe handling and clinical examination
- Triage and decision-making including euthanasia
- Initial emergency treatment
- Commonly seen conditions and how to approach them
About this course
Do you see wildlife casualties in practice and wish you had more knowledge of these species? Would you like to feel more confident with handling, triage and decision making?
Wildlife casualties are frequently presented for emergency veterinary care and decision making in the triage process can be challenging. This course aims to help clinicians build confidence in their approach to wildlife cases from identification and triage through to rehabilitation and release. It is suitable for both experienced and new graduate vets and nurses.
Why do this course?
If you are seeing wildlife casualties on an occasional or regular basis and wish to build your confidence in approaching these cases. If you want to update your knowledge and apply best practice to provide optimal care for these species.
Vicki Baldrey, BSc BVSc DZooMed (Avian) MRCVS
Lecturer in Exotic Species and Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College