2022 OAVT Conference - Exotic Animal Emergencies, Part 3: Evaluation of the Emergent Reptile and Avian Patient

2022 OAVT Conference - Exotic Animal Emergencies, Part 3: Evaluation of the Emergent Reptile and Avian Patient

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. Airway obstruction in avian patients: *
2. Which of the following statements regarding assessing the avian airway is TRUE? *
3. Which of the following statements regarding assessing avian breathing is TRUE? *
4. A Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus, 9-year-old, intact female) is presented to your practice in respiratory distress. The parrot is breathing with an open beak, there is obvious expansion of the keel, and her tail is bobbing with every breath. You notice caseous material occluding the nares, and the patient appears to be over-conditioned (body condition score of 8/9). Which of the following actions are appropriate for this patient? *
5. Which of the following statements regarding avian vascular access is TRUE? *
6. Which of the following statements regarding respiration in reptiles is TRUE? *
7. Which of the following statements regarding airway management in reptiles is FALSE? *
8. Which of the following statements regarding cardiac and circulatory assessment in reptiles is TRUE? *
9. A Leopard Gecko lizard (Eublepharis macularius, 18-year-old, intact female) presents with acute collapse and pale mucous membranes. The patient’s respirations are deep but there is no sign of dyspnea. Which of the following supportive care actions are indicated for this patient? *
10. Which of the following statements regarding cardiopulmonary anatomy in reptiles is TRUE? *