Ease into Exotics with this refresher course

GP Refresh - Exotics
Mini Series

Get all the help you need with your exotic patients in this easy to attend, fully guaranteed, Online Mini Series™ from CPD Solutions

  • Develop confidence treating rabbits and other exotic small mammals in general practice
  • Up to date practical help with your avian patients
  • What you need to know about reptiles
  • Performing diagnostics- bloods, cytology, radiography
  • Guidance for the treatment of common emergency presentations
  • You have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions and study notes for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – you learn without travelling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
  • Watch the live meetings OR the recordings on your mobile, PC or tablet
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification

This is the second online Mini Series I have done, and I have found both so convenient and flexible as they allow me to work around my small children.

I enjoyed it and enjoyed being able to do at my own pace. It’s much easier to do the webinars when I have quiet time at home or in practice.

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

Exotic Small Mammals - including Rabbits

  • Performing an effective clinical examination
  • Be comfortable blood sampling and placing IV cannulas
  • Diagnostics - radiography, point of care ultrasound, clinical pathology
  • Review therapeutic options for common conditions

Session 2


  • Feel confident handling and examining birds in practice
  • Emergency stabilisation - fluids, nutritional support
  • Selecting appropriate analgesia for birds
  • Performing diagnostics- bloods, cytology, radiography
  • Treating backyard poultry in general practice

Session 3


  • Feel proficient performing a critical evaluation of husbandry and how it relates to common clinical presentations
  • A review of therapeutics, including appropriate antibiotic usage.
  • Emergency treatment of reptiles - including fluid therapy, nutritional support
  • Treatment of common emergency presentations

Meet the Presenter....

Thomas Dutton


Tom graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2011, initially undertaking a small animal rotating internship then completing an avian residency at Great Western Exotics.

After completing his residency and obtaining European Veterinary Specialist and an RCVS Recognised Specialist status Tom stayed at Great Western Exotics and took over as clinical director in 2017.

Attend the Live Sessions or watch the Recordings later - it's up to you!

The content of the Mini Series will help me very much in my work in practice. It will give me confidence to approach cases in a logical way and reach a working diagnosis and treatment plan, whilst recognising where specialist advice and referral is appropriate.

Live sessions

Session 1 - Friday 1st July 2pm-4pm

Session 2 - Friday 15th July 2pm-4pm

Session 3 - Friday 29th July 2pm-4pm

Easy to Attend!

No special equipment required... just a decent broadband connection

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Can't Make One Of The Live Events?

It doesn’t matter……all sessions are recorded and you have access to them for a full 12 months after the course.


Take advantage of the easy Online Mini Series™ format and increase your confidence when dealing with your exotic patients

Just £397 + VAT*

  • Overseas customers outside the EU will not be charged VAT.
  • Overseas customers in the EU; provide your VAT number and we will refund the VAT.
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Price includes...

  • All 3 sessions
  • Notes and quiz (8 hours CPD)
  • PLUS unlimited access to recordings and all course materials for 12 months!
  • No traffic jams or accommodation hassles
  • No child or pet care to arrange
  • No rota clashes to worry about and no locum cover needed

Just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource


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Very thorough and comprehensive courses. The course notes are a great addition too.

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