TRAINING IN WILDLIFE HANDLING & CHEMICAL IMMOBILIZATION in Hamilton, MT May 22-24, 2018-Montana

Agency
Global Wildlife Resources
Location
Hamilton, Montana
Job Category
Training
Salary
N/A
Start Date
05/22/2018
Last Date to Apply
05/21/2018
Website
http://wildliferesources.com
Description
Global Wildlife Resources is dedicated to supporting wildlife professionals and students with humane capture and handling through training & field assistance. GWR is offering a 3-day wildlife handling course at the Bitterroot College in Hamilton MT, May 22-24 (Tues-Thurs), 2018. This class is the most extensive chemical immobilization course in North America and includes hand-on labs with live animals. It has been invaluable to college students, state, federal, and tribal wildlife professionals, zoo caretakers, veterinarians, and veterinary technicians. This unique field-oriented training emphasizes professional and humane animal handling and covers practical techniques to maximize field success and human & animal safety. The course focuses on the needs of professionals to understand the skills and equipment associated with wildlife capture, physical restraint, and chemical immobilization as well as for captive and urban settings. Course content includes: Five-step Preparation for Field Operations * Legal Responsibilities * Drug Delivery Systems * Immobilizing Drugs (including BAM) * Patient Monitoring* Ear-tagging and Radio-collaring * Sampling * Veterinary Emergencies * Euthanasia * Human Safety * The Y Pole * Honoring Each Animal Through Equipment and Techniques* HANDS-ON LABS EVERY DAY: Drug Delivery Systems, Needle and Syringe Lab, TPR Lab, and Chemical Immobilization of Live Animals GWR courses promote care, honor, and respect for every animal that is handled; Each course is often a profound career experience for course participants. See our Facebook page for reveiws. The dynamic course instructor is Dr. Mark Johnson of Global Wildlife Resources of Hamilton, Montana. Dr. Johnson, former veterinarian of Yellowstone National Park, has participated nationwide in a wide range of wildlife handling field operations. He enthusiastically teaches wildlife professionals and students internationally for universities, national parks, state and federal agencies, native nations, zoological parks, and private organizations. These are the most extensive and detailed yet practical chemical capture courses in North America. The course is limited to 25 participants so register early! It includes hands-on labs each day (including a drugging lab with goats which simulate deer), course notebook, and a Certificate of Training. The 3-day course fee is $625/ $510 for full-time college students and as a refresher course for those who have previously attended a GWR course. Places are reserved once payment is received. Each day is 9am-5pm. To Learn More and to Register: www.wildliferesources.com Visit our website Training Schedule to register on-line and for a course outline, testimonials, and additional information. REVIEWS of our courses are on our FACEBOOK page: https://www.facebook.com/wildlifehandling/ QUESTIONS? Contact us at mjohnson@wildliferesources.com REGISTER FOR ALL GWR TRAINING COURSES ON OUR TRAINING SCHEDULE WEBPAGE. A slideshow of one of our courses is available for viewing.
Qualifications
No requirements or pre-requisites.
Contact Person
Mark R. Johnson DVM
Contact Phone
406.363.7056
Contact eMail
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