Diseases and the Wildlife Rehabilitator Seminar

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Wildlife Publications presents a lecture course designed to educate wildlife rehabilitators about the diseases that commonly afflict animals undergoing rehabilitation. This five-hour continuing education course provides an overview of diseases, including their signs, methods of diagnosis, infection modes, diagnosis, treatment care precautions, and release implications. Whether you are a novice or an experienced wildlife rehabilitator, this continuing education opportunity is one not to be missed.

Disease topics include: rabies, canine distemper, raccoon parvovirus, Hanta virus, round worms, tapeworms, hookworms, scabies, stomach worms (Physaloptera), salmonella, giardia, cuterebra (warbles), leptospirosis, lyme disease, Newcastle Disease, plague, tularemia, toxoplasmosis, cryptosporidiosis, coccidioidomycosis, avian tuberculosis, avian pox, botulism, Syngamus trachea (gapeworm), aspergillosis, staphlococcal bumblefoot, candida, chlamydia, trichomonas, coccidia, capillaria, avian malaria and other blood parasites.

Pre-requisites: None required; however new rehabilitators will find the course challenging.

Course Fee: $55 early registration $65 after the early registration date. No tests or homework are required for this course. Participants receive a 24-page course lecture course summary packet entitled Wildlife Diseases and the Wildlife Rehabilitator (also available in our bookstore.)

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