ELEC 523 Special Topics in Avian Medicine and Surgery

(1 cr.) (Didactic 0.67 cr./Laboratory 0.33 cr.)

Students learn general clinical and medical procedures through active participation with live animals. Surgical procedures typically used in clinical practice are presented using instructor- facilitated review and discussion of videotapes from actual clinical cases. Emphasis is placed on species-specific behavioral and physiological adaptations of birds as they relate to clinical practice.