Exotic Pets Reptile Module - Advanced

Complete the full Advanced sessions of the Exotic Pets Webinar Program (Reptile Module) and learn about:
  • Surgical Principles
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Pharmacology for Reptiles
  • Access

    Live Webinar & Q&A
  • Study Time / CPD

    4 hours
  • Language

  • Access Duration

    12 months
    This session is part of the Exotic Pets: Reptile Module consisting of 15 webinar topics including Q&A Sessions. It is fully flexible and includes discussion forums. The course materials are all recorded and you have access for 12 months starting with your registration. 
    By registering for the full webinar series for "Exotic Pets: Reptile" you will get access to an examination leading to the
      IEVS Certificate of Knowledge in Exotic Pets Medicine: Reptile
    We also offer the complete Exotic Pets Medicine Webinar Program which includes Avian, Reptile, and Small Mammals Modules. Registering to the complete program will enable you to access an examination leading to the
      IEVS Certificate of Knowledge in Exotic Pets Medicine
    Meet the Instructor

    Dr. Bob Doneley

     University of Queensland, Australia
    Dr Bob Doneley graduated from the University of Queensland in 1982 and worked in veterinary practices in Bundaberg, Brisbane, Toowoomba and the UK before opening his own practice, the West Toowoomba Veterinary Surgery, in Toowoomba in 1988.
    He was awarded his Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (FANZCVS) in 2003, becoming Queensland’s first specialist in bird medicine, the third in Australia. In the same year he was awarded the College Prize by the Australian College for outstanding contributions to veterinary science in Australia. In 2015 he was awarded the Meritorious Service Award by the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists, and in 2018 was named Avian Practitioner of the Year by Association of Avian Veterinarians.
    In 2010 he sold his practice after 22 years to take up the position of Head of Small Animal Services, Veterinary Medical Centre at the University of Queensland’s Gatton campus. He is now a Professor and Head of the Avian and Exotic Pet Service, a specialist bird practice, as well as treating reptiles, small mammals, and wildlife.
    He lectures to both University of Queensland and James Cook University veterinary students on bird and exotic animal medicine, has published two textbooks on bird medicine (one of which has been translated into German Turkish, and Chinese and is about to be re-published as a third edition), written chapters for five other textbooks and has published numerous papers in veterinary journals.

    Find out more about all webinars of the series

    The Certificate is comprised of 15 webinar topics and Q&A sessions in Exotic Pets: Reptile. It involves the following topics:
    • Package 1 - Fundamentals

      1) Anatomy and Physiology, 2 October 2023
      2) Husbandry and Nutrition of Captive Reptiles, 4 October 2023
      3) Normal Behaviour of Reptiles, 6 October 2023
      4) The Sick Reptile, 6 October 2023
      5) The Physical Exam, 9 October 2023
      6) Collecting Diagnostic Samples, 11 October 2023
    • Package 2 - Intermediate

      1) Interpreting Diagnostic Tests - haematology, biochemistry, etc., 13 October 2023
      2) Diagnostic Imaging, 16 October 2023
      3) Common Diseases 1, 18 October 2023
      4) Common Diseases 2, 18 October 2023
      5) Analgesia and Anaesthesia, 20 October 2023
    • Package 3 - Advanced

      1) Surgical Principles, 25 October 2023
      2) Soft Tissue Surgery, 25 October 2023
      3) Orthopaedic Surgery, 27 October 2023
      4) Pharmacology for Reptiles, 27 October 2023

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