Exotic Pets

Exotic Pets – Small Mammal II (Surgery, Cardiology, Dermatology)



Warsaw / Poland

30.06.2021 – 04.07.2021

EURO 2.150.-

Total hours: 40
ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): TBA
ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5

Principal Course Master:

Dr. Charly Pignon, Dipl. ECZM (FR)

Course Masters:

Dr. Thomas Donnelly, Dipl. ECZM (SM), Dipl. ABVP ECM, Dipl. ACLAM

Please note: Exotic Pets Small Mammal I & II can be taken in any order.

Course overview

This course is independent to course small mammal I, and completes it. It will focus on surgery with 14h of wetlabs, but also on cardiology, dermatology, reproduction, oncology and behavior. This course is designed for practitioners from basic to intermediate level in small mammal medicine.
Course Objectives
To acquire a solid theorical (through lectures) and a practical (through wetlabs) expertise to develop a small mammal consultation and to be comfortable to perform most of the surgeries in small mammal.
To master clinical reasoning allowing the management of the main pathologies the principal Small Mammal species seen in consultation.

Course program (subject to change)

Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Anesthesia 2h
Analgesia 2h
Clinical anesthesia techniques 2h (wetlab)
Bibliography 2h
Thursday, 1 July 2021
Cardiology 2h
Soft tissue surgery 2h
Soft tissue surgery 4h (wetlab): surgeries of the GI including liver, surgeries of the uro-genital tract.
Friday, 2 July 2021
Dermatology 2h
Reproduction 1h
Endocrinology 4h
Saturday, 3 July 2021
Oncology 2h
Surgery of the head 2h
Surgery of the head 4h (wetlab): ear surgeries, eye surgeries, nasal cavity surgeries
Sunday, 4 July 2021
Zoonosis, preventive medicine 1h
Behavior 1h
Orthopedic surgery 2h
Orthopedic surgery 4h (wetlab): amputation, fractures

Course location

Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW, Nowoursynowska street 159 C (building # 22), 02-787 Warsaw, Poland