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Avian, Reptile, Exotic Mammal, and Fish Endoscopy

Hosted by: Office of Continuing Education

The online course will open on October 25th and close on December 10th. The online component MUST be completed prior to attending the 2-day practical course.

The online modules will cover the following topics:

1. introductions and overview
2. endoscopy tower
3. instrumentation
4. basic handling techniques
5. endoscopy practice management
6. reptile anesthesia
7. reptile GI endoscopy
8. reptile respiratory endoscopy
9. reptile coelioscopy
10. reptile endosurgery
11. avian anesthesia
12. avian GI endoscopy
13. avian respiratory endoscopy
14. avian coelioscopy
15. avian endosurgery
16. small mammal anesthesia
17. small mammal otoscopy
18. small mammal oral & GI endoscopy
19. small mammal respiratory endoscopy
20. small mammal urogenital endoscopy
21. small mammal laparoscopy
22. Fish anesthesia
23. Fish diagnostic endoscopy
34. Fish endosurgery

The 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. This practical is limited to 16 attendees. You must complete the  on-line course prior to attending this hands-on lab.

Veterinarians are encouraged to bring their technician/nurse.

IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE ONLINE MODULES, YOU MUST REGISTER FOR BOTH THE ONLINE COMPONENT AND THE IN-PERSON PRACTICAL ENDSOCOPY LAB. Failure to do so may result in cancellation of your registration for the in-person practical endoscopy lab.

Registration for the online modules will close on October 18th. Please plan accordingly.

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Event Information

2-Day Practical - Veterinarian* : $1499
2-Day Practical - Resident, Intern, Student* : $999
2-Day Practical Veterinary Technician/Nurse (to attend with DVM)* : $199
16.5 Hour Online Course - Veterinarian : $449
16.5 Hour Online Course - Resident, Intern, Student : $399
16.5 Hour Online Course - Veterinary Technician/Nurse : $149


CVM Main Campus
501 DW Brooks Drive
Athens, 30602


Office of Continuing Education
Phone Number: (706) 542-1451
Email: cheryls@uga.edu


Additional Information

*Must register for the online course prior to/in addition to the 2-day practical


In-person lab – Full refunds are available for cancellations made by 5:00 p.m., 30 days prior to the beginning of your event. If a course is cancelled for any reason, the CVM will not be responsible for any charges related to travel.

Online modules: Full refunds are available for cancellations made by 5:00 pm, 10 days prior to the beginning of the event.

COVID-19: The health and wellbeing of all students and community members remains our top priority. We will continue to monitor and adhere to all safety and social distancing guidelines provided by university and state health officials. Programs and events will only be conducted if deemed safe to do so by officials. We will continue to communicate any program changes or cancellations due to COVID-19. (Updated August 9, 2021)

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