This course introduces backyard poultry to the clinician to allow comprehensive and effective workup and care for these patients.
Keeping a few chickens in the backyard has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity over the last decade, with the backyard chicken becoming one of the most common birds presenting for veterinary care.
This course aims to give you more confidence in approaching your backyard poultry cases by firstly providing an introduction to pet chicken medicine and then discussing common infectious and non-infectious diseases, anaesthesia and surgery.
"As a busy practice owner and mum I find it very hard to keep up with my continuing education. This course was very achievable in the time I had, the knowledge gained was very practical. Great value for money."
On completion of this course, participants will:
Be apply the principles of SOAP to a pet chicken
Understand the use (& restrictions) of common medications
Understand common diseases of backyard poultry
Understand how avian anatomy and physiology affects the use of anaesthesia in chickens
Be familiar with common surgical problems in chickens.
An introduction to pet chicken medicine
Common non-infectious diseases
Anaesthesia and surgery
This course comes with:
A set of written notes and photographs within each module and useful case studies
Self-assessed multiple choice quizzes to test your knowledge and understanding
A discussion forum for conversation, debate and information exchange with your peers and tutor
An electronic certificate available for download upon successful completion of the course
The estimated time to complete this course is 10 hours. The course will be open for 4 weeks.
|Recent Grad / Part-time Member||$289|
|Non-member / eMember||$578|