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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
5th February Introduction. Biology and keeping of reptiles. Biology and keeping of exotic birds. Basics of clinical examination 2 Dr. János Gál
12th February Non-infectious and infectious diseases of reptiles I. 2 Dr. János Gál
19th February Biology and keeping of exotic rodents and rabbits. Basics of clinical examination 2 Dr. Dóra Csatári
26th February Non-infectious disease of rodents and rabbits 2 Dr. Tünde Kanyorszky
4th March Infectious disease of rodents and rabbits 2 Dr. Tünde Kanyorszky
11th March Anesthesia of exotic animals 2 Dr. Anna Nógrádi
18th March Non-infectious and infectious diseases of reptiles I. 2 Dr. János Gál
25th March Spring break!    
1st April Easter!    
8th April Surgery of exotic animals 2 Dr. Antal Papp
15th April Biology and keeping of reptiles. Biology and keeping of exotic birds. Basics of clinical examination 2 Dr. János Gál
22nd April Non-infectious and infectious disease of exotic birds I. 2 Dr. János Gál
29th April Non-infectious and infectious disease of exotic birds II. 2 Dr. János Gál
6th May Emergency and critical care of wild animals 2 Dr. Endre Sós
13th May Biology and keeping of ferrets. Basics of clinical examination and disease of ferrets 2 Dr. Antal Papp
21st May – 28th June Exam period. Written exam on determined days

Practical lessons theme

Date Topic Hour Teacher
6th February Reptile medicine – interesting cases 1 Dr. Árisz Ziszisz
13th February Clinical examination of amphibians 1 Dr. Márton Hoitsy
20th February Keeping and breeding of guinea pigs with basic clinical examination in the practice 1 Dr. Dóra Csatári
27th February Diseases of exotic mammals – case study 1 Dr. Tünde Kanyorszky
5th March Diseases of rabbits – case study 1 Dr. Tünde Kanyorszky
12th March

 

Exotic animal anesthesia in the practice 1 Dr. Anna Nógrádi
19th March Clinical examination of reptiles 1 Dr. Zoltán Vincze
26th March Spring break!    
2nd April Surgery of exotic animals I. – demonstration surgery 1 Dr. Antal Papp
9th April

 

Surgery of exotic animals II. – demonstration surgery 1 Dr. Antal Papp
16th April Clinical examination of exotic birds 1 Dr. János Gál
23rd April Clinical examination of wild birds. Rearing and rehabilitation of young birds 1 Dr. Viktória Koroknai
30th April Diseases of exotic bird – interesting cases in the practice 1 Dr. János Gál
7th May Practical aspects of examination of Zoo animals 1 Dr. Endre Sós
14th May Diseases of ferrets – case study 1 Dr. Antal Papp
21st May – 28th June Exam period. Written exam on determined days

Exam information

Written semifinal