Develop your knowledge and understanding of shell repair in reptiles. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Shell repair and amputation techniques course bundle.
This module looks at the requirements, preparation, procedure, aftercare and outcomes of shell repair, including:
Requirements – personnel, materials.
Preparation – assessment and triage, initial treatment and stabilization.
Core procedure – debridement, wound exploration, closure.
Aftercare – monitoring, general care, analgesia, antimicrobial therapy, wound protection, follow up.
Outcomes – dependent on the type of injury +/- involvement of underlying structures.
Support and Resources
This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Exotis (reptiles) followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
This course was written and peer reviewed by:
This module is worth approximately 60 minutes of CPD.