Triage and Emergency care of Exotic and Avian Patients
The presentation introduces the common exotics species such as rabbits, guinea pigs, rodents, ferrets, birds and reptiles that are seen at veterinary clinics.
The webinar will go through some of the common (species specific) reasons that exotics are presented as emergencies in addition to highlighting the clinical signs to be aware of.
Information is also provided on what to do when emergencies arrive and how to take care of patients that require hospitalisation.
By the end of the presentation, nurses should have acquired information that will ensure the best outcome for these popular and unique pets.
This webinar has been approved for 1 hour of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval.
Recording from 1 February 2022
Dr. Natalia Otavski, BVSc MANZCVS (Avian Medicine and Surgery) MSc (Wildlife Health) BSc (Biomed)
Dr Natalia Otavski completed her Bachelor in Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney in 2015.
She has always had a strong interest in avian and exotic medicine leading her to pursue a career in this field of veterinary science. She has also worked as a veterinarian for companion animals.
In 2021, Natalia was entered as a Member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in the chapter of Avian Medicine and Surgery.
She has also completed a Masters in Wildlife health.
Natalia currently works in a busy Avian and Exotics exclusive clinic in Sydney.