Deer in Spring Landscape

Training for Wildlife Rehabilitators

Orphaned Wildlife Rescue Center

Zoonoses, Public Safety, and Basic Laboratory Techniques

Sat., April 12, 2014
9 am to 4 pm (includes working lunch)
Orphaned Wildlife Rescue Center,
12199 Bananza Tr. Lusby, MD 20657

Credit: 6 CEU’s MD/DNR


This course is designed to provide students with an overview of emerging diseases that pose a threat to wildlife and man, including West Nile Disease, Malaria, Rabies, and Biological threats. Students will learn to recognize the diseases, and become familiar with controlling and preventing the spread of the diseases between animals and man. Students will also learn basic diagnostic laboratory skills, such as collecting specimens, running primary urinalysis, blood and fecal studies, using relative equipment, and diagnostic procedures.


  • Please register by calling OWRC at 410-326-0937 or 301-922-4325 as soon as possible
  • Seating is limited to 47 people.
  • $35.00 nonrefundable registration fee is required in advance to secure a seat.