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Education Courses Avian and Exotic Animals Medicine

Avian and Exotic Animals Medicine

Language
English
Nature
mandatory
Method of evaluation
semi-final examination
Year in the curriculum
4
Semester in the curriculum
2
Credits
2
Lectures
24
Documents
Documents
Allow for
  • Vet EN

Course description

Prerequisite: Clinical diagnostics, Pharmacology 2

Responsible teacher: Dr. János Gál

In the frame of the course the students will be informed about the biology, captive behavior and breeding of exotic animals connected with the most common diseases and symptoms. During the lessons the subject contains the basic of monitoring, introduction of diagnostical methods of the daily praxis. The most common infectious and non-infectious diseases of each animal groups will be also discussed, especially their diagnostical and therapical aspects.

Lectures theme

Topics
2 hours Introduction. Biology and keeping of exotic rodents and rabbits. Basics of clinical examination.
2 hours Noninfectious diseases of exotic rodents and rabbits.
2 hours Infectious diseases of exotic rodents and rabbits.
2 hours Biology, keeping of ferrets. Basics of clinical examination.
2 hours Infectious diseases of reptiles.
2 hours Biology and keeping of exotic reptiles. Basics of clilical examination.
2 hours Non-infectious diseases of reptiles.
2 hours Biology and keeping of exotic birds. Basics of clinical examination.
2 hours Important non-infectious and infectious diseases of birds.
2 hours Emergency and critical care of injured protected animals.
2 hours Introduction to anaesthesia of exotic animals.
2 hours Introduction to surgery of exotic animals.

Exam information

Writing test, recognise of species