Johannesburg, ZA - Hosted by Friends of Free Wildlife June 4, 2018
Hectorspruit, ZA - Hosted by Friends of Free Wildlife and Wild & Free June 10, 2018
Durban, ZA - Hosted by Friends of Free Wildlife and CROW June 18, 2018
Cape Town, ZA - Hosted by Friends of Free Wildlife and SANCCOB July 2, 2018
FYI South Africa Students: You will register for your course here but pay in Rand to your class host (Margi Brocklehurst). Once you register we will send you an email with payment details. When we have received payment we will send an email with class information, homework, study guide, etc. If you order a softcover book it will be printed in South Africa and you will receive it at the course.
*Attention: Due to the impact of Hurricane Harvey the Pain & Wound Management course scheduled to occur in Rockport, TX will be held at a later date. For information contact email@example.com.
These two courses are provided as a package with total classroom time of eight hours. However, two certificates will be provided to participants upon successful completion.
Developed specifically for wildlife care professionals, Wound Management provides a systematic review of the physiology and treatment of the most common types of soft-tissue wounds seen in injured mammalian and avian species. Topics include wound assessment, wound types, antibiotic therapy, cleaning and topical agents, bandaging techniques and the physiology and stages of wound healing. Fractures and wound management in herptiles are not covered in this course. Lab Included.
Pain Management is designed to give wildlife care professionals a working knowledge of the vocabulary and concepts underlying the modern approach to pain management in mammalian and avian species. Topics include the physiology and clinical signs of pain, supportive care techniques, and drug therapy including indications, contraindications and side effects.
Pre-Requisite: Basic Wildlife Rehabilitation strongly encouraged
To receive a course completion certificate, students must successfully pass the online Pain and Wound Management exams with 70% or higher.
If you are not taking Basic Wildlife Rehabilitation you will need to purchase the Wildlife Rehabilitation: A Comprehensive Approach before class.