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.
Absolutely brilliant course by an extremely knowledgeable tutor in Bob Doneley…
James Routledge, Banora Point NSW
By successfully completing this course, you will:
- Be able to 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
- Infectious diseases
- Common non-infectious diseases
- Anaesthesia and surgery
What is a TimeOnline?
Flexible and accessible online CPD
TimeOnline is quality online education delivered by veterinary experts in short, manageable timeframes.
Build in-demand skills in key clinical areas. Engage with your tutor/s and other participants through an active discussion forum. The programs are further enhanced by concise core notes, video presentations, case studies, images, useful links and interactive quizzes to test your knowledge and round out the program. Earn 10 CPD point with completion of each TimeOnline course.
Who should enrol?
This course is suitable for qualified veterinarians. Student members are also welcome to enrol.
Veterinary nurses/technicians with a special interest in the topic are also welcome to enrol in this course. Please be aware that the course is designed for qualified veterinarians and you should consider this in light of your knowledge and experience before you register.
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*Members include: Practice, Professional and Academic members.