Course Length: Two hours
Course Format: Access to recorded webinar for 2 weeks plus a copy of the slides to support viewing
- Case selection and stabilisation
- Practical tips for managing anaesthetic induction and recovery
- Monitoring of the avian patient during anaesthesia
- Fluid therapy and nutritional support
- Update on analgesia for the avian patient
About this course
Do you see birds in practice and wish you had more knowledge of these species? Would you like to feel more confident with the approach to anaesthesia and analgesia in these species?
Avian species are frequently presented for routine and emergency veterinary care and anaesthesia is usually required in order to perform a full diagnostic work up. This course aims to help clinicians build confidence in their approach to anaesthesia of the avian patient. It is suitable for both experienced and new graduate vets and nurses.
Why do this course?
If you are seeing birds on an occasional or regular basis and wish to build your confidence in anaesthesia and analgesia for these cases. If you want to update your knowledge and apply best practice to provide optimal care for these species.
Tutor: Vicki Baldrey, BSc BVSc DZooMed (Avian) MRCVS
- Lecturer in Exotic Species and Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery
- The Royal Veterinary College