Rehabilitation Seminar

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Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel. – Socrates

Raptor Rehabilitation Seminar

All classes will be held at Carolina Raptor Center, located inside Latta Plantation Nature Preserve. 

These seminars are designed for advanced level rehabilitators. The information presented is based on over 35 years of rehabilitation work at CRC and over 19,600+ patients admitted. It is an intensive learning experience that combines lectures, multimedia presentations and hands-on practice sessions taught by CRC staff with the assistance of trained volunteers.

Class sizes are limited to a minimum of 8 and a maximum of 16 participants in order to enhance opportunity for discussion. For hands on portions, the class will divide into small groups, allowing everyone to practice new techniques.

Attendees must have one year of experience in a wildlife rehabilitation facility/organization. 

Attendees will receive a link containing all handouts and PowerPoint presentations. 

2016 Seminar Details

  • Saturday, October 15, 2016 and Sunday, October 16, 2016
  • $135 per person, per day
  • $250 per person, for the whole weekend (this saves you $20!)
  • Payments must be received by September 1, 2016 to reserve your spot. In the event that the seminar is cancelled, all registration fees will be refunded.

Seminar Schedule 

Registration will start at 7:30 AM. Lunch will be provided. Please specify any dietary restrictions on registration form. There will be two 15 minute breaks throughout  the day. Topics for discussion are as outlined below:

Saturday, October 15, 2016
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Imping
Radiography and Physical Therapy 
Release Evaluation
Orphan Care and Re-nesting
Bandaging and Tail Wraps

Sunday, October 16, 2016
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Common Injuries and Treatments
Q+A with Dr. Dave Scott 
Interesting Cases with Dr. Dave Scott
Feathers and Ageing