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Bat World National Workshop


For information contact Rita Dixon:   rita.dixon@idfg.idaho.gov

Boise, ID—Class location to be announced

All students will receive a video DVD, handouts, and an instrument set. The non-refundable* registration fee of $250 covers classroom instruction, textbook, DVDs, handouts, instrument set, and lab materials for both days. Maximum registration is 25 attendees.

Prerequisites

*Students must have completed the rabies pre-exposure vaccination series prior to participation in this class, and will be asked to sign a waiver of liability prior to handling cadavers.

*In the event that a student cannot attend a scheduled class, arrangements may be made to transfer the registration to a future class session.

To register, contact Kate Rugroden, 817-229-5653 or bwmidcities@batworld.org, or register online at

https://batworld.org/national-workshops/?fbclid=IwAR0XlxDWjXwsxEQn5CWaBy1z1vm_UIYontQWJYZCi6hNHcMvZlNBrc-gnVE

Bat Rehabilitation Basics (Day 1)

This workshop is scheduled for 8 hours, 9 AM – 5 PM (includes working lunch). Topics include:

a.         Species Identification

b.         Talking to the public

c.         Safe handling techniques (hand-on lab with live if available)

d.         General intake exam (hands-on lab, cadaver and live if available)

e.         Housing

f.          Enrichment

g.         Feeding/nutrition (hands-on lab with live if available)

Medical Management (Day 2)

This workshop is scheduled for 8 hours, 9 AM – 5 PM (includes working lunch). Topics include:

a.         Rabies and public health discussion

b.         Identifying long-term care cases

c.         Hydration and injection techniques (hands on lab, cadaver)

d.         Medical management (hands on lab, cadaver)

i.          Dental procedures

ii.         Stabilizing simple radial fractures

iii.        Stabilizing simple humeral fractures

iv.        Compound radial fracture repair

v.         Compound humeral fracture repair

vi.        Preparing specimens for necropsy

vii.       Review of unusual cases