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Course
Practical Wildlife Rehabilitation - Raptors
Name
SEF-3001DK2
Overall Quality of This Course
★★★★★
Based on 35 student surveys.
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Veterinary workers requiring CEUs, General Adult, Wildlife Rehabilitation License holders or those working towards obtaining a license.
Description
Taught by one of the few federally-licensed raptor rehabilitators in the area, this course will teach you how to rescue eagles, owls, hawks, falcons, and vultures. Course sections include capturing and controlling the animals, basic emergency care, supportive care, licensing, and paperwork.
Course Objectives
  1. learn practical aspects of emergency raptor rescue and supportive care of injured birds.
  2. use experience from class towards a federal raptor rehabilitation license.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Capturing a hurt Raptor
    a- types of traps available
    b- what to keep in your car
    c- emergency boxes and ways people can catch the bird for you
    d- what to expect from the birds
    e- exercise: building a carry box
  2. Restraining and controlling the raptor
    a- how to hold and restrain the bird through various injuries
    b- how each type of bird tries to attack or escape
    c- equipment used for raptor care
    d- exercise: creating foot leashes for raptors
  3. First aid and triage
    a- most common injuries
    b- minimum supplies to have on hand
    c- determining what is rehab and what is veterinary
    d- exercise: the figure 8 bandage, the ball bandage and a simple leg splint
  4. Basic daily care
    a- feeding and cleaning
    b- signs of problems
    c- healing indicators
    d- exercise: feather repair
  5. Licensing and paperwork.
    a- license requirements for federal and state
    b- paperwork records for each bird
    c- year end reports
    d- review of all topics covered
Contact Hours
12.5
CEU's
1.25
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
Yes
Certification
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Website URL
https://www.fws.gov/permits/ltr/ltr.html
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. Course hours and optional lab are applicable toward the 100 hours required for a permit. https://www.fws.gov/forms/3-200-10b.pdf
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
None
Text and Supplies Needed
none
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Pass end of course exam.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Veterinary workers requiring CEUs, General Adult, Wildlife Rehabilitation License holders or those working towards obtaining a license.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Course is approved for CEUs by the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board.
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Practical Wildlife Rehabilitation - Raptors - ANS-3500A3
Course Contact Information
Michael Langer
919-532-5526