From the top of the head to the tips of the talons, a basic raptor physical exam involves checking all body parts for injury and function. Some problems are easily visible, while others require you to be a sleuth and decipher problems based on subtle clues. This course takes you through the physical exam of a raptor patient, providing insight into what can be learned through keen observation.
This self study is worth 0.5 self-reported continuing education credit.
About The Raptor Center:
Established in 1974 as part of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, The Raptor Center sees around 1,000 sick and injured raptors each year in our clinic, while helping to identify emerging environmental issues related to raptor health and populations. An internationally renowned education facility, The Raptor Center trains veterinary students and veterinarians from around the world to become future leaders in raptor medicine and conservation.