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Avian, Reptile, & Small Mammal Endoscopy (Two Day Practical Course)

December 2, 2023 @ 8:00 am - December 3, 2023 @ 5:00 pm EST

Elevate your exotic animal practice and zoological skills to the next level with the acclaimed endoscopy training programs from the University of Georgia. These courses have been specifically designed to teach the practical applications of endoscopy and endosurgery in reptiles, birds, & exotic mammals.  Whether you are a private practitioner, zoo or wildlife vet, intern, resident, specialist, or academician, this course will train you to perform minimally-invasive endoscopic procedures including internal examination, biopsy, and basic endosurgical procedures.

A 2-day practical, hands-on practical lab to develop and practice endoscopy skills (prior completion of the 16-hr online course required before lab). This course offers 16 hours of CE credit. Focused on reptiles, birds & small mammal diagnostic procedures using the 2.7mm telescope system This is a practical course with very limited classroom time. Species vary and are dependent upon concurrent research projects but usually include turtles, iguanas, pigeons, chickens, rabbits and rodents.

Registration is open. Limited to 16 registrants. There is an active waitlist for this event

Course Date: December 2-3, 2023


  • Veterinarian: $1499
  • Resident/Intern/Student: $999
  • Vet Tech/Nurse (attend with DVM): $149 

For your convenience, if you would like to stay at the Homewood Suites by Hilton 750 East Broad St Athens, GA 30601, please use the following link. The rate per night is $114 + taxes/fees. This rate is available until 11.1.2023. To reserve your block over the phone guests can call 1-800-Hiltons and reference booking ID “90B” or the following booking link can be used and already has all the codes and dates filled in for you. https://www.hilton.com/en/book/reservation/deeplink/?ctyhocn=AHNATHW&groupCode=CHW90B&arrivaldate=2023-12-01&departuredate=2023-12-03&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT,

If you would prefer to stay at the UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel 1197 S Lumpkin St Athens GA 30602 (within walking distance of the course), guests may book their hotel room online at https://www.hotel.uga.edu/, choosing Reservations, and using the group code 1VETCE23. Guests must enter the Group Code online to receive the room at the group rates. Guests may also call the reservations office at 706-542-2134 with the Group Code. This rate, $152 + taxes and fees per night, is available until 30 days prior to arrival.

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December 2, 2023 @ 8:00 am EST
December 3, 2023 @ 5:00 pm EST
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CVM Main Campus
501 DW Brooks Drive
Athens, GA 30602
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