FREE Webinar: Diseases of Farmed Saltwater Crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) on August 13, 2015.

Join the WAVMA for a FREE webinar on August 13, 2015 at 6:30 AM AWST (Perth, Australia) – Click on for the correct day & time in your time zone.

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The presentation will provide an overview of saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) farming in Australia, an introduction to the diseases encountered, and the gross pathology that these diseases cause. The presentation will emphasize rearing large reptiles in captivity and be of interest to aquatic veterinarians, reptile disease experts and pathologists.

Learning Objectives

Participants will become familiar with:

1. How crocodiles are farmed in Australia;

2. Diseases faced in farming crocodiles; and,

3. How a veterinarian can assist crocodile farmers manage these diseases.

About the Speaker

Dr. Cathy Shilton started her career as a mixed practice veterinarian before going on to complete a residency specialising in zoo and wildlife medicine, and pathology at the University of Guelph in Canada. For the past 13 years, she has worked as a veterinary pathologist for the Northern Territory Government in Australia, during which time she has seen hundreds of laboratory diagnostic submissions from the regional crocodile farms, as well having collaborated on numerous crocodile-related research projects. Dr. Shilton is currently the co-chair of the veterinary section of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature Crocodile Specialist Group.

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This webinar is suitable for veterinarians, vet techs/nurses, vet students and veterinary practice staff.

Interested but can’t join the live webinar? Register anyway because registrants will be e-mailed a link to view the webinar at a later time.

Want CEPD credit? (Registration is required)
Information on how to access the recorded webinar (at no cost), and a short knowledge & skills assessment (KSA or quiz) covering the webinar’s principle learning objectives, in order to earn veterinary Continuing Educational & Professional Development (CEPD) credit will be e-mailed to all registrants in 1-2 weeks after the webinar.

As CEPD credit can be used towards re-licensing or registration requirements to practice veterinary medicine, and requirements for becoming a WAVMA Certified Aquatic Veterinarian. We provide WAVMA Members a discount off the US$25.00 fee for earning CEPD credit ($5 for student members, $15 for all others).

Register now for this free live WAVMA WebCEPD webinar at After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Yours sincerely,

Dr Richmond Loh
DipProjMgt, BSc, BVMS, MPhil (Pathology), MANZCVS (Aquatics & Pathobiology), CertAqV, CMAVA, NATA Signatory.
THE FISH VET, Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA.
Mobile Aquatic Veterinary Medical & Diagnostic Services.
Ph: +61 (0)421 822 383
Skype: thefishvet

President WAVMA 2014

Adjunct Lecturer Murdoch University | Secretary Aquatic Animal Health Chapter – ANZCVS.

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