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Education Courses Exotic animal medicine

Exotic animal medicine

Language
English
Nature
mandatory
Method of evaluation
semi-final examination
Year in the curriculum
4
Semester in the curriculum
2
Credits
2
Lectures
30
Practical lessons
15
Specialization
veterinary (English)
Allow for
  • Vet EN

Course description

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

Date Topic Hour Teacher
8th February Introduction (10. minutes – Dr. János Gál) Biology and keeping of reptiles. Basics of clinical examination 2 Dr. János Gál
15 th February Non-infectious diseases of reptiles 2 Dr. János Gál
22nd February Infectious diseases of reptiles I 2 Dr. János Gál
1st March Biology and keeping of exotic rodents and rabbits. Basics of clinical examination 2 Dr. Dóra Csatári
8th March Non-infectious diseases of rodents and rabbits 2 Dr. Tünde

Kanyorszky

15 th March Holiday! On-line materials: Infectious diseases of reptiles II. 2 Dr. János Gál
22nd March Anesthesia of exotic animals 2 Dr. Anna Nógrádi
29th March Rector’s break! On-line materials: Surgery of exotic animals I. 2 Dr. Antal Papp
5th April Holiday! On-line materials: Surgery of exotic animals II. 2 Dr. Antal Papp
12th April Infectious diseases of rodents and rabbits 2 Dr. Tünde

Kanyorszky

19th April Biology and keeping of exotic birds. Basics of clinical examination 2 Dr. János Gál
26th April Non-infectious diseases of exotic birds 2 Dr. János Gál
3 rd May Infectious diseases of exotic birds 2 Dr. János Gál
10th May Emergency and critical care of injured protected animals 2 Dr. Endre Sós
17th May Biology and keeping of ferrets. Basics of clinical examination and diseases of ferrets 2 Dr. Antal Papp

Practical lessons theme

Date Topic Hour Teacher
9th February Practical aspects of pheasant diseases 1 Dr. János Gál
16th February Introduction to the clinical examination of exotic animals 1 Dr. Anna Nógrádi
23rd February Diseases of reptiles – case study 1 Dr. János Gál
2nd March Keeping and breeding of guinea pigs with basic clinical examination in the practice 1 Dr. Dóra Csatári
9th March Diseases of exotic mammals – case study 1 Dr. Tünde

Kanyorszky

16th March Diseases of reptiles – case study 1 Dr. János Gál
23rd March Anesthesia of exotic animals in the practice 1 Dr. Anna Nógrádi
30th March Rector’s break! On-line materials: Surgery of exotic animals I. – demonstration surgery 1 Dr. Antal Papp
6th April Surgery of exotic animals II. – demonstration surgery 1 Dr. Antal Papp
13th April Diseases of exotic mammals – case study 1 Dr. Tünde

Kanyorszky

20th April Sample collection form exotic animals. Pathology of reptiles 1 Dr. János Gál
27th April Diseases of exotic birds – dissection of birds 1 Dr. János Gál
4th May Diseases of exotic birds – case study 1 Dr. János Gál
11th May Practical aspects of examination of Zoo animals 1 Dr. Endre Sós
18th May Diseases of ferrets – case study 1 Dr. Antal Papp