2022 OAVT Conference - Exotic Animal Emergencies, Part 4: Hospitalization

2022 OAVT Conference - Exotic Animal Emergencies, Part 4: Hospitalization

Continuing to learn after achieving RVT status is essential for the individual and the advancement of the profession. RVTs can earn one (1) Continuing Education (CE) credit by reading the CE articles in the RVT Journal, or watching recorded sessions of OAVT presentations, and submitting the successfully completed corresponding quizzes.

If you obtain a score of 8 out of 10 (80%) or higher, you will receive a confirmation email which OAVT members can use as acceptable proof for their online CE record.

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1. Hospitalized reptiles: *
2. Hospitalized birds: *
3. Which of the following statements regarding hospitalized rodents is TRUE? *
4. A Domestic Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus, American breed, 5-year-old, spayed female) is admitted into the hospital. The patient weighs 2.5 kg and is estimated to be 7.5% dehydrated. You have successfully placed an intravenous catheter (24 G 1”) in the marginal auricular vein. If the doctor requests a maintenance fluid rate of 120 mL/kg/day, what is this patient’s rehydration fluid rate? *
5. Which of the following statements regarding nutritional support for hindgut fermenting herbivores is TRUE? *
6. Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding housing chameleons (Chamaeleonidae) in the hospital? *
7. A Panther Gecko lizard (Paroedura pictus, 2-year-old, male) is admitted into the hospital for supportive care. This patient weighs 21 grams and is estimated to be 10% dehydrated. You have successfully placed an intraosseous catheter (25 G ½” hypodermic needle) in the proximal tibia. If the doctor requests a maintenance fluid rate of 30 mL/kg/day, what is this patient’s rehydration fluid rate? *
8. Which of the following statements regarding nutritional support in birds is FALSE? *
9. Which of the following statements regarding maintaining Domestic Ferrets (Mustela putorious furo) in hospital is TRUE? *
10. Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding the use of anxiolytic drugs in hospitalized parrots? *