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Presenter: Eric Snook, DVM, PhD, DACVP (Anatomic Pathology)
MULT217-0817: Avian and Exotic Necropsies
The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format.
August 18-September 6, 2017
Real Time Sessions (RTS):
Sunday, August 27, 2017; 3:30-5:30 pm ET (USA)
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In order to prepare you for a successful experience
in your CE course, we request you attend a Practice Session prior to the first
Real Time Session. Please arrive promptly at the start time; each Practice Session
is up to 1 hour in length.
For more information, please visit the
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*The presenters for this course will be using audio which will require you to have a headset or speakers to listen.
If you have any concerns regarding your computer's audio capabilities, please be sure to attend
one of the Practice Sessions.
Level and Prerequisites:
course will be
open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
actively interested in avian and exotic necropsy techniques, lesions, and post-mortem changes.
MULT214-0717: Basic Necropsy Techniques is a prerequisite for this course.
VIN CE Course:
Open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-29875)
This course is designed to familiarize the attendee with avian and exotic
animal necropsy specifics, common post-mortem changes, the meaning of pattern
in lesion recognition and types of lesions. By the end of the course, the attendee
should be able to recognize common lesions, exudates, form a morphologic diagnosis
and perform avian and exotic animal necropsies.
(Real Time Session August 27, 2017):
Avian and Exotic Necropsies
Eric Snook, DVM, PhD, DACVP (Anatomic Pathology)
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to
Successful completion (scoring 80% or better) on the end-of-course test is required
to earn a certificate of completion for the course.
- perform a basic necropsy of an avian species.
- perform a basic necropsy of an exotic animal species.
- choose a biopsy specimen for submission and preserve it.
- understand the meaning and importance of distribution in lesion recognition.
- recognize the common post-mortem changes (that are not lesions).
- recognize the common lesions and understand what can be learned from them.
To learn more about the requirements for earning a CE certificate, please refer to
Receiving Your CE Credit and Course Completion Certificate
Course materials will be available
in the course library prior to each Real Time Session.
Required Textbook(s): There is no required textbook for this course.
About the Presenter:
Dr. Eric Snook
graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary
Medicine in 2002. He practiced in a small animal general practice and emergency clinic in
California prior to completing a residency in pathology at LSU in 2009. He completed his
PhD in biomedical science at Tulane University in 2013. Currently he is a staff pathologist
at Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) in College Station, Texas and
receives specimens ranging from food animals to small animals, reptiles, and amphibians as
part of his daily case load.
Total CE Credit:
Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by August 4, 2017)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by August 4, 2017)
Prices are listed in US dollars.
*Enroll in all 4 necropsy modules (listed below) by July 28, 2017 and receive a discounted course price.
Member $195 Non-Member $424
- MULT214-0717: Basic Necropsy Techniques
- MULT215-0717: Small Animal Necropsies
- MULT216-0817: Large Animal Necropsies
- MULT217-0817: Avian and Exotic Necropsies
*To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes,
enrollment will close on August 25, 2017 at 5 pm ET (USA)
or when the maximum number of participants is reached.
*For more information on how online CE works, see the
Participant Resource Center
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"This program (22-29875) is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a
total of 2 CE Credits, with a maximum of 2 CE Credits being available to any individual
veterinarian or veterinary technician/technologist.
This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of:
using the delivery method of Interactive-Distance: (Web-based, Teleconference or Audio-Conference).
This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are
responsible for ascertaining each board's CE requirements."
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A complete refund of the paid course price will be
issued when your withdrawal request is received prior to the listed start date of the course.
If you wish to withdraw after the start date please contact the VIN office 800-846-0028 ext. 797
to discuss eligibility for a pro-rated refund.
* Note: To ensure rapid handling of your request for withdrawal, we recommend that you
call the VIN office at 800-846-0028 ext. 797.
*For more information on VIN's upcoming CE courses, check the
VIN Course Catalog
Katherine James, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
VIN Education Coordinator
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