Copy of Webinar Plus: Approach to birds and reptiles in general practice

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About the course

Key Areas

  • Identification, husbandry requirements and handling of the most commonly presented species
  • Common presentations in birds and reptiles and how to approach them, including case based scenarios
  • How to successfully anaesthetise a bird or reptile
  • Surgical techniques, critical care and analgesia

About this course

Are you perplexed by parrots, troubled by tortoises or stumped by snakes? Would you like to feel more confident when an unusual species appears on your consult list?

Birds and reptiles have become popular pets in the UK. They are frequently presented for veterinary care, often as emergencies. This course aims to help clinicians build confidence in their approach to the exotics case and to develop sound diagnostic and treatment plans based on the most up to date evidence. The course is suitable for both experienced and new graduate vets.

Why do this course?
If you are seeing birds and reptiles 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.

The webinars will run on the following dates from 12.00pm to 2.00pm London time, including a 30 minute registration and familiarisation period prior to the commencement of the lecture.

Webinar dates:
Wednesday 23rd January
Wednesday 30th January
Wednesday 6th February
Wednesday 13th February 


Vicki Baldrey, BSc BVSc DZooMed (Avian) MRCVS
Exotics Clinician
The Royal Veterinary College

Joanna Hedley, BVM&S DZooMed (Reptilian) DipECZM (Herpetology) MRCVS
Lecturer in Exotic Species and Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College


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