VTMED 6563

VTMED 6563

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

A small group of students will shadow and assist veterinarians at the Georgia Aquarium for two weeks. Relevant lectures will be given each day. The next week is a hands on endoscopy training at the University of Georgia. Here lectures will be followed by individual training on rigid endoscopy of turtles and fish. Additionally each student will perform fish surgery. The last two weeks are cetacean medicine. Here the students will have training on all aspects of cetacean medicine at Dolphinaris in Cancun, Mexico. Cetacean specialists there will teach ultrasound of dolphins as well as species specific hematology, fecal and chuff cytology and general care and necessary medical training. The two week course in Cancun Mexico will start on Monday and end on a Saturday of the following week.

When Offered Summer.

Fees Course fee: TBA.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: formal course work in diseases of aquatic animals or appropriate experience and permission of instructor (available, by a competitive application process, to veterinary and graduate students).

View Enrollment Information

Syllabi: none
  •   Vet Med Summer. 

  • 5 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1015 VTMED 6563   FLD 801

    • TBA
    • May 23 - Aug 12, 2022
    • Getchell, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person