Exotic Pets

Exotic Pets – Reptile Surgery and Endoscopy

registration open

 

Brno / Czech Republic

12.09.2022 – 16.09.2022

EURO 2.250.-*

EURO 2.150.-*(early registration deadline: 1.5.2022)

* additional mandatory 50 euro eLibrary fee will be applied

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

Principal Course Master:

Prof. Dr. Zdenek (Sid) Knotek, Ph.D, Dip ECZM (Herpetological Medicine and Surgery)

Course Masters:

Prof. Steve J. Divers, BVetMed, DZooMed, Dipl ACZM (Herpetological Medicine and Surgery), FRCVS,
Dipl ECZM (Herpetological Medicine and Surgery/Zoo Health Management)

Course Overview

This course of reptile surgery, diagnostic endoskopy, anaesthesia and analgesia, radiography and ultrasonography, which is held in Avian and Exotic Animal Clinic Brno, is an intensive training program for those veterinarians who wish to broaden their knowledge of advanced surgery of reptiles. The morning sessions include presentations based on special clinical cases. After presentations the participants split into small groups supervised with the course masters and lecturers for the practical training.

Learning outcomes:

The course is designed to give the veterinary practitioner excellent practical skills and knowledge of the most important modern methods of reptile anaesthesia and analgesia, radiography and ultrasonography, soft tissue surgery and orthopaedic surgery, and diagnostic endoscopy, used in clinical practice with reptiles.

Topics:

Surgery: soft tissue surgery; orthopaedic surgery.
Endoscopy: advanced methods of diagnostic endoscopy in reptiles (tracheoscopy and pulmonoscopy, gastroscopy, cloacoscopy and cystoscopy.
Imaging techniques: radiography, ultrasonography.
Anaesthesia and analgesia: sedation; short term anaesthesia; anaesthesia for endoscopy and surgery; advanced protocols for anaesthesia of different groups of reptiles

Course program (subject to change)

Monday 12/09/2022
08:00 – 08:30 Registration, welcome and course goals
08:30 – 10:30 Reptile anaesthesia and analgesia
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Soft tissue surgery I
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 16:30 Practical training – anaesthesia, soft tissue surgery
Tuesday 13/09/2022
08:00 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 10:30 Soft tissue surgery II
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Orthopaedics I
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 16:30 Practical training – soft tissue surgery/orthopaedics
Wednesday 14/09/2022
08:00 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 10:30 Orthopaedics II
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Ultrasonography, radiography
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 16:30 Practical training – orthopaedics/ultrasonography
Thursday 15/09/2022
08:00 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 10:30 Ultrasonography, radiography
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Reptile endoscopy I
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 16:30 Practical training – ultrasonography, endoscopy
Friday 16/09/2022
08:00 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 10:30 Reptile endoscopy II
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Reptile endoscopy III
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 16:30 Practical training – endoscopy

Course location

Avian and Exotic Animal Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Czech Republic, Palackeho trida 1946/1, 612 42 Brno