November 2024


*Further IAT fees may apply

Necropsy skills

The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the ability to demonstrate the skills required to support the NVS or a research project with the collection of tissues or identification of health problems.

Hybrid learning -Zoom session on the 13th November (10-11.30am), Face to Face Practical day in Advance 2nd December 2024 (9.30-4.30pm). 

You will cover

  • Anatomy
  • Necropsy
  • Health & safety

Key Skills you will develop

  • Knowledge of the anatomical structure of the species in their care and be able to describe the purposes for and procedure of necropsy
  • Apply their knowledge of comparative anatomy to perform a basic necropsy and be able to identify how various tissues can be processed
  • Describe common signs of ill health
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Course Details

  • Course Length: 100 hours
  • Credits: 10
  • Unit Number: U4.4
  • Teacher: Maz Yon

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