Rabbits and rodents are becoming increasingly common pets in today’s society.
These patients have a profound, innate ability to mask signs of disease. The consequence of this is that they frequently present in a critical condition and require emergency care. This ability to hide clinical illness, combined with their small size and susceptibility to significant stress, can make them challenging creatures to treat.
This course aims to introduce the veterinary clinician to the principles of assessment, triage and stabilisation of rabbit and rodent emergencies. The first module outlines physical exam and diagnostic testing in critical patients. The second module discusses clinical consequences encountered in critical patients and their appropriate management.
The ultimate goal of this course is to improve the knowledge and confidence of veterinarians when faced with rabbit and rodent emergencies and empower them to provide a higher level of care to these species.
After successful completion of this course, you will:
Module 1: Triage and initial assessment of rabbit and rodent emergencies
Module 2: Stabilisation and critical care of rabbits and rodents
Flexible and accessible online CPD
TimeOnline OnDemand are short online continuing education programs that you can start and finish at a time that suits you.
Created by content matter experts, each OnDemand course gives you access to videos, presentations, notes, supplementary readings and an opportunity to test your knowledge. Succinct and engaging, these courses are designed to fit around your busy life and within your areas of interest.
CPD points: 5
Discussion forum: No
This course is designed for qualified veterinarians. Veterinary students are welcome to enrol.
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