African Lions – Part 1 (8 hours).
“The course is so impressive and Dr Rogers’ videos are fantastic. Really good content with clear explanations. It’s a fantastic resource for those wanting to do wildlife medicine – it feels really valuable from a veterinary aspect.”~ Nirvana, University of Edinburgh
Course and module background
The mini-course is part of a series of modules in the Wildlife Vet range.
African Lions – Part 1 includes: Introduction to the Species, Immobilization, Darting, Anaesthetics, Initial Treatments, Parasites, Antidotes and more.
African Lions – Part 2 includes: Contraception, Tracking, Transportation, Diseases and more.
African Lion Surgery – Live Event includes: Tranquillisation, Transport and Surgery. This is an exclusive behind the scenes look at a surgery from start to finish.
When to take the course
Participants can make use of this before, during, after or instead of visiting our projects in-person.
This online course can be taken at your own pace and in your own environment.
How it works
Each course in this series consists of modules each with summary quizzes to assess your understanding of the subject.
In order to progress through the course you will need to click on COMPLETE LESSON at the end of each page.
Some lessons will contain quizzes which will need to be taken to get an assessment of your results at the end and progress to future modules.
What you need
Laptop or PC preferable, rather than mobile phone.
You may encounter issues on Mac Safari browsers. Other browsers are preferred.
Make notes and get your questions ready as you will have the chance discuss what you have learnt with other students and our teachers and wildlife vets.
Making the most of it
Look out for live stream Q&A sessions as well as live workshops hosted specifically for student groups by Dr Peter Rogers and our Ambassadors where you can ask questions live. These sessions are available to Student Members only.