This online lecture based CPD course was designed for zoo professionals including vets and nurses who work with primates kept in private collections, zoological collections or colleges. It was also open to vets and nurses with an interest in primates. Subjects included: Preventative Medicine, Clinical Care, Training & Enrichment, Legislation, Breeding Management and Case studies. A variety of species were covered including new and old world monkeys, gibbons and great apes.
These guys helped to demonstrate handling and diagnostic skills!
The day was full of content and discussions and ended with an interactive quiz!
"It was a great day and I leaned a lot!"
"Thank you so much for the course, it was brilliant!"
"The course was really interesting and educational."
The two days covered the responsibilities of being the named zoo vet. It was especially relevant for those working in practice and also provide services for zoos, colleges and farm parks.
This was a lecture based two day course covering all aspects of a vets role in a zoo. There were also interactive sessions and case studies.
This was our first on line training course and we are really pleased with how it wentl!
"Thank you so much for a really interesting two days - I learnt a lot!"
"Just wanted to say a massive thank you for the past couple of days and adapting so well to a COVID-challenged CPD course!"
"Really enjoyed it - definitely filled in several gaps!"
We welcomed 18 delegates from all over the UK to our 'Surviving Exotics in Practice' CPD day at The Millers Hotel, Sibson. The delegates included vets, nurses and trainee nurses who work in general practice and have to see exotics on an infrequent basis. Delegate feedback:
"Organised very well, friendly atmosphere, Sarah and Julian are very supportive!"
"Very friendly and thorough!"
"Thanks for a great day!"
"More fun than the average CPD!"
"Thank you! You have made me feel more confident dealing with exotics out of hours."
We really enjoyed delivering this two day course and meeting our lovely delegates. We also welcomed Zak Showell for his expertise in zoo records and animal transfers and Bob Lawrence for his emergency procedures and darting skills.
"Very professional, informal and relaxed."
"All zoos should send staff on CZC CPD!"
"Really enjoyed it and have learnt so much over the last two days!"
This two day course covered all aspects of a vets role in a zoo and the importance of individual animal welfare.
From legislation, preventative health, clinical care to the ethical review process, this course covered it all!
"I would definitely recommend CZC – the course is of relevance to both experienced and non-experienced vets and zoo staff."
"Great course - thank you!"
"I found the link between legislation and practical aspects most useful."
Kate and Charlotte from 'The Travelling Vet' attended an afternoon of CPD on birds and reptiles in September 2017 .
"We should have booked all day! It was perfect for us and we enjoyed it more than any other CPD we have ever done."
We delivered a whole day of exotics CPD to this lovely group of vets, nurses and receptionists in September 2017. It included lectures, an interactive quiz and small group case studies.
"I would definitely recommend CZC - Sarah has a lot of zoo vet experience and having Julian's input for husbandry and enrichment was excellent!"
"All the lectures were very well presented and clear."
"Sarah and Julian were very welcoming and friendly!"
"I really enjoyed the relaxed nature of the course whilst also being very informative."
"I loved the course! Thank you to both of you for making it so enjoyable and sharing your experiences with us!"