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One Day Intensive Workshop - Frontline Emergency Training

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NZ Bird Rescue Charitable Trust

74 Avonleigh Road

Green Bay, Auckland 0604

New Zealand

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Learn to respond safely and humanely to wildlife emergencies, and key skills/techniques necessary to successfully care for wildlife in need.

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YOU WILL LEARN...

Step-by-step processes for evaluating the situation, capture, handling, transport and first aid for sick, injured or abandoned/orphaned wild birds, including:

  • how to cope with orphaned, injured, poisoned, or sick birds you encounter
  • how to decide when to rescue a bird
  • skills and tips for rapid evaluation of situations in the field
  • the humane approach to capture, housing and transport
  • skills and tips for the safe handling of any bird species
  • essential first aid instructions to save the life of a bird
  • what are survivable injuries and when euthanasia is the best treatment
  • a review the ‘chain of evidence’ requirements in a suspected malicious incident
  • view firsthand a professional wildlife rehabilitation facility in operation
  • how to ensure yours and others safety, and recognise the stressors that impact front-line responders

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WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

Introduction/Tour

Session 1: Human dimensions

  • PPE
  • Zoonoses
  • Injuries
  • Stress and the google experts

Session 2: Field evaluation and response

  • Pain in Wildlife
  • Common Injuries – evaluation and outcomes
  • Special wildlife considerations
  • Chain of evidence considerations when malicious actions suspected
  • Field care
  • Capture
  • Euthanasia
  • Disposal of cadavers
  • Working with local veterinary practices

Session 3: Special Species in NZ

  • Endangered, Threatened or species of concern – always exceptions

Session 4: Diseases and toxins

  • Recognising a potential issue
  • What are notifiable/malicious
  • Reducing risks

Session 5: Practical session

  • Transport containers and ideas
  • Mitigating hypo or hyper-thermia
  • Re-nesting ideas
  • Field euthanasia for mammals

Wrap up

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FACILITATOR

Dr Lynn Miller, who will share her many years of experience in teaching wildlife responders worldwide. She developed and taught the course in MA, USA, that was required for all front-line officers.

For more information, please contact Lynn Miller on (021) 084 37146

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NZ Bird Rescue Charitable Trust

74 Avonleigh Road

Green Bay, Auckland 0604

New Zealand

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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