African Elephants – Part 1 (3 hours).
“The course is so impressive and Dr Rogers’ videos are fantastic. Really good content with clear explanations. It’s a fantastic resource for those wanting to do wildlife medicine – it feels really valuable from a veterinary aspect.” ~ Nirvana, University of Edinburgh
Course and module background
The mini-course is part of a series of modules in the Wildlife Vet range.
African Elephants – Part 1 includes: Introduction to the Species, Immobilization, Anaesthetics, Initial Treatments, Treatment Problems, Transportation and more.
Meet your teacher
Dr Peter Rogers BVSc
“I have been a wildlife vet since the 1980’s and I have seen a lot!
I cannot wait to share my experience as well as some stories with you!”
When to take the course
Participants can make use of this before, during, after or instead of visiting our projects in-person.
This online course can be taken at your own pace and in your own environment.
How it works
Each course in this series consists of modules each with summary quizzes to assess your understanding of the subject.
In order to progress through the course you will need to click on COMPLETE LESSON at the end of each page.
Some lessons will contain quizzes which will need to be taken to get an assessment of your results at the end and progress to future modules.
What you need
Laptop or PC preferable, rather than mobile phone.
You may encounter issues on Mac Safari browsers. Other browsers are preferred.
Make notes and get your questions ready as you will have the chance discuss what you have learnt with other students and our teachers and wildlife vets.
Making the most of it
Look out for live stream Q&A sessions as well as live workshops hosted specifically for student groups by Dr Peter Rogers and our Ambassadors where you can ask questions live. These sessions are available to Student Members only.
Are you ready to begin?Start the first lesson
- African Elephants Introduction
- African Elephant Species (Reference)
- African Elephant Immobilization
- African Elephant Anaesthetics
- African Elephant Darting
- African Elephant Initial Treatment
- African Elephant Treatment Problems
- African Elephant Collaring
- African Elephant Transport
- African Elephant Calf Snare (Case Study)
- African Elephant First Aid (Case Study)
- African Elephant Summary
- African Elephant Resources
- African Elephant Task (Extra Credit)