EXOTIC TEMPLATE 8/8/88 at 9am PST, 10am MST, 11am CST, 12pm EST Virtual Live Reptile, Avian and Small Mammal Emergency First Aid Certification Class (Copy)

$74.95

Live Virtual Training Via Zoom

Starts at 9am PST, 10am MST, 11am CST, 12pm EST

Class is approximately 3 hours long

The Exotics First Aid and Care is a program designed to teach the participant the importance of proper husbandry, handling, nutrition, and first aid for a variety of exotic pets such as birds, reptiles, amphibians, and small pocket pets.

Program Description: This course provides an overview on how to prevent and manage minor wounds, and emergencies that may present a life-threatening medical emergency that can occur with our exotic pets. It focuses on proper husbandry and nutrition to help prevent common ailments, and how to to apply first-aid techniques to either try to keep the animal alive or prevent its condition from getting worse prior to arriving at a veterinary facility.

**For more details about the class see a full description below**

Registration fee is $74.95 PER PERSON with our new full color e-book

Add a Deluxe 60pc Veterinary Approved Pet First Aid Kit to your Registration for an additional $59.95 or both a deluxe kit and portable travel kit for $99.90. Optional items can be added to your order by choosing the appropriate registration type below. Preregistration ends 3 days prior to the class. A $5 late fee will be charged on any registrations received after the preregistration date.

This class is designed to teach the average person including pet owners, animals professionals and veterinary support staff how to administer first aid to domestic exotic animals until veterinary care can be ascertained. Licensed veterinarians will find this class to be too basic for their needs. 

  • This is an interactive class with a live instructor.
  • Participants are required to have a stuffed animal to practice on, a good internet connection, video and audio access. Instructor MUST be able to view everyone in attendance.
  • Attendance and participation in the class is required for certification.
  • Only paid participants will be allowed to view the presentation. Make sure you pay for each person that will be in attendance.
  • Everyone must have a smart device or computer with monitor to be able to view the presentation. If multiple paid participants are at the same location they may share the same device to attend the class however the instructor must see everyone clearly in the video window on zoom.
  • Class combines lecture, Q&A session, and interactive hands-on portion with feedback from the instructor.
  • Instructors are credentialed veterinary technicians and. We teach the most current method of animal first aid endorsed by the veterinary industry.

Zoom login information will be sent to you in your payment receipt after you have paid.

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Registration Includes: An official certificate, a 2 year membership to our online Animal Emergency Resource Center, your choice of the 88 page full color reference guide either as an interactive, hosted e-book (View Only/Cannot be Printed) there is not a printed version of the book for this course. Businesses, organizations and groups may request a professional, frameable certificate to hang in their place of business to promote that their staff/members are certified. Certificates are available for downloading and printing within 72 hours after the class is held in your membership account. Our office must confirm with the instructor that you did attend and pass all of the requirements for certification.

Our program is based on the most current methods of exotic animal care developed by veterinary professionals. 

*This class will certify the participant in Exotic Animal First Aid

The skills and topics covered in this class include:

  • The importance of proper husbandry and nutrition
  • Safety techniques when working with sick and/or injured animals
  • How to perform emergency triage and assess if an animal is experiencing a life threatening medical emergency
  • How to restrain and properly transport sick and/or injured animals
  • How to provide emergency first aid to exotic pets en-route to veterinary care
  • How to take vital signs (pulse, respiration, CRT) and determine normal vs abnormal readings and body language
  • Learn about the importance of the pet first aid kit and how to use the materials in it during an emergency
  • How to manage and provide first aid for many common medical emergencies such as severe wounds, poisoning, burns, choking and more

First aid supplies such as pet first aid kits, respiration barrier masks, etc are available to purchase with your registration.  Visit our online store for a list of items.  Retail items are mailed directly to you at the shipping address provided in checkout.  Registrations received after the preregistration period (3 business days immediately prior to a class) are subject to a $5 late fee. Certificates are available for downloading and printing within 72 hours after the class is held in your membership account. Our office must confirm with the instructor that you did attend and pass all of the requirements for certification.

Although emergency first aid can improve the outcome of an animal that is experiencing a medical emergency, our company and our instructors will recommend that owners/caregivers seek veterinary care in all instances.

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About the Instructor

Tori has been an LVT since 2009. She started her career working in emergency care. She has worked with everything from small reptiles to horses. Currently, she is focusing on working in small animal practice. She is always the first to jump at handling the exotic pets that come into her clinic. She is a Fear Free Certified Elite and Avian. She is also a member of the AAVSB Elite and a Certified Pet Nutrition Adviser. In her spare time she enjoys volunteering at shelters, reading/learning about animals all over the world, and turtle spotting. She grew up with a variety of pets including parakeets, hamsters, and turtles. Currently, she has an African Sideneck Turtle, 8 cats, and 3 dogs.

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Continuing Education Credits for Veterinary Technicians

  If you are a veterinary technician and want to receive RACE approved CE credit for completing this program we encourage you to create your free RACEtrack account with AAVSB. This site will sync to RACEtrack, the AAVSB’s CE tracking system, and provide a seamless connection between CE providers, licensees, and regulators. You will be able to access all of your CEU in one location and submit them to your state board.  If you choose not to use RACEtrack you will be required to write your CVT, RVT or LVT number and state of issue on the class roster with the instructor so we can provide you with a manual certificate.

Click Here to create a RACEtrack account

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“This program 20-905763 is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 0.00 CE Credits (0.00 max) being available to any one veterinarian: and/or 3.00 Veterinary Technician CE Credits (3.00 max). This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: Category Three: Non-Scientific-Practice Management/Professional Development using the delivery method of Seminar/Lecture. This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board’s CE requirements. RACE does not “accredit” or “endorse” or “certify” any program or person, nor does RACE approval validate the content of the program.” 

3 Professional CEUs to licensed veterinarians (click here to read our continuing education policy for veterinary professionals)