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Avian, Reptile, Exotic Mammal, and Fish Endoscopy

Hosted by: Office of Continuing Education

Hands On Lab: The internationally acclaimed endoscopy training program from the University of Georgia has been specifically designed to teach the practical applications of endoscopy and endosurgery in exotic pet species of reptiles, birds, exotic mammals, and fish. Whether you are a private practitioner, intern, resident, zoological specialist, or academician, this course will train you to perform minimally-invasive endoscopic procedures including internal examination, biopsy, and basic endosurgery.

In-Person Practical Endoscopy Lab will be held December 3-4, 2022 at the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, Georgia.

This 2-day practical laboratory is a direct continuation of the on-line course and designed for those wishing to practice and develop their practical endoscopy skills using non-recovery lab pigeons, turtles/iguanas, rabbits and rodents.

**PRE-REQUISITE/CO-REQUISITE: Must have completed the online course prior to attending this hands-on lab. 
Limited to 16 veterinarians.
Veterinarians are encouraged to bring their technician/nurse.

Instructors:
Dr Stephen J. Divers BVetMed, DZooMed, DACZM, DECZM(herpetology, zoo health management), FRCVS
Dr Joerg Mayer DVM, DABVP(ECM), Dip.ECZM(small mammal), DACZM

Cost:
$1499 veterinarians
$999 Residents, Interns, and Students
$199 Veterinary Technicians/Nurses (Must attend with DVM)

IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE ONLINE MODULES, YOU MUST REGISTER AND SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THIS COMPONENT BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THE IN-PERSON PRACTICAL ENDSOCOPY LAB. Failure to do so may result in cancellation of the in-person practical endoscopy lab.

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Event Information

Event Capacity: 16

Venue

UGA College of Veterinary Medicine
501 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA 30602
United States

Organizer

Office of Continuing Education
Phone Number: (706) 542-7182
Email: vetmedce@uga.edu

Event Location

Event Agenda

12/04/2022

Start Time
End Time
Event
8:00 am8:30 am
Check-in
8:30 am9:00 am
Reptile Recap
9:00 am12:00 pm
Reptile Endoscopy
  • Coelioscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Cloacoscopy
  • Tracheoscopy
  • Pulmonoscopy
12:00 pm1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm1:30 pm
Avian Recap
1:30 pm5:00 pm
Avian Endoscopy
  • Coelioscopy
  • Ingluvioscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Cloacoscopy

12/05/2022

Start Time
End Time
Event
8:30 am9:00 am
Rabbit Recap
9:00 am12:30 pm
Rabbit Endoscopy (includes ovariectomy)
12:30 pm1:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm2:00 pm
Small Mammal Endoscopy Recap
2:00 pm4:00 pm
Otoscopy, stomatoscopy, laryngoscopy, colonoscopy, cystoscopy
4:30 pm5:30 pm
Discussion/Q&A