This six-week, online course presents the most common raptor injuries and illnesses encountered by those working with sick, injured, and captive raptors. Course materials cover clinical signs of distress, disease, and illness, as well as diagnostics and general treatment protocols using a case-based learning approach. The course also teaches you how to apply best practices to manage raptors during the rehabilitation process. Information provided is specific to fully-flighted raptors—post fledging age through adulthood.
This course offers up to 9 continuing education credits, as certified by Minnesota’s Board of Veterinary Medicine. This course also has been approved by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards' Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE®) for 9 continuing education credits for veterinarians and veterinary technicians in 62 jurisdictions, including all of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and nine Canadian provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and Saskatchewan.
There is a weekly, live interaction with an instructor each Tuesday night of this course from 7:00 p.m. CT to approximately 8:30 p.m. CT. These live presentations will be recorded for alternative viewing times.