Raptor Academy

Training for professionals working with raptors

Instructor-led online courses

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Introduction to Raptor Rehabilitation and Basic Emergency Care

This course has concluded for 2017.  Watch for registration in 2018.  What is raptor rehabilitation? This course introduces you to the field of raptor rehabilitation as well as the ethical decisions that can arise. It also provides you with basic techniques to help stabilize a raptor brought into captivity.

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Raptor Medical Care and Management

If only raptors could talk.  To diagnose raptor ailments, you need observational skills and access to veterinary diagnostics. In this course you’ll learn about the diagnosis and treatment of common raptor illnesses and injuries and how to keep your patient comfortable during its recovery.

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Course Dates:
January 9, 2018 to February 18, 2018

Cost:
$240.00
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Pre-release Conditioning and Release

No pain, no gain? This course teaches you the theories and techniques used to physically and mentally prepare a raptor for release. You’ll also learn the important factors to consider when reintroducing a raptor back into the wild.

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Course Dates:
March 6, 2018 to April 15, 2018

Cost:
$240.00