MS248 – GP Refresh- Exotics

£447.00 (+VAT)

Join RCVS Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine and EBVS® European Specialist In Avian Medicine, Great Western Exotics Thomas Dutton for three 2-hour sessions. Includes 12 months access to all of your course materials.

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  • Join Thomas Dutton BVM&S CertAVP(ZM) DipECZM(avian) MRCVS for three 2-hour online sessions
  • Comprehensive notes to downloaded
  • Self-assessment quizzes to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification (don’t worry, you can take them more than once if you don’t quite hit the mark first time)
  • A whole year’s access to recorded sessions for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – learn without travelling
  • Watch the recordings on your iPad!



Session 1

Exotic small mammals – inc Rabbits

Develop confidence treating rabbits and other exotic small mammals in general practice. The session will cover triage and diagnostic approach to common presentations. There will be an update on therapeutics.

What you’ll learn:

  • Performing an effective clinical examination
  • Be comfortable blood sampling and placing IV cannulas
  • Diagnostics – radiography, point of care ultrasound, clinical pathology
  • Review therapeutic options for common conditions
Session 2


A session focusing on triage and emergency care of avian species in practice. Including a section on back-yard poultry.

What you’ll learn:

  • Feel confident handling and examining birds in practice
  • Emergency stabilisation – fluids, nutritional support
  • Selecting appropriate analgesia for birds
  • Performing diagnostics- bloods, cytology, radiography
  • Treating backyard poultry in general practice
Session 3


Following a brief review of reptile husbandry and the key elements of history taking – the session will discuss triage, emergency care and therapeutics in reptiles.

What you’ll learn:

  • Feel proficient performing a critical evaluation of husbandry and how it relates to common clinical presentations
  • A review of therapeutics, including appropriate antibiotic usage
  • Emergency treatment of reptiles – including fluid therapy, nutritional support
  • Treatment of common emergency presentations


The price includes all 3 sessions, notes and quiz – 8 hours of CPD

*No traffic jams, accommodation hassles, pet or childcare, rota clashes, locum fees ……….. just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource.

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