The Avian Neurological Exam

 

Introduction

As a part of the Lafeber Company Student Program, Dr. Susan Orosz presented an exclusive presentation to the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine Non-Traditional Species Club as a distance learning event.

Conure holding syringe

Photo credit: Dr. Susan Orosz

Lecture objectives included:

  • Taking the history
  • Neurologic exam
  • Mental status
  • Posture and movement
  • Seizures in birds
  • Ataxia
  • Proprioception
  • Vestibular system and cerebellum
  • Postural reactions
  • Upper and lower motor neuron pathways
  • Muscle tone
  • Deep pain
  • Lesion localization
  • Evaluation of cranial nerves

Webinar recording

A recording of Dr. Orosz’s presentation will be posted as soon as possible. The videos featured during Dr. Orosz’s presentation are also posted below.

Videos

Video credit: Dr. Natalie Antinoff

Video credit: Dr. Natalie Antinoff

Video credit: The Raptor Center – University of Minnesota

Video credit: Dr. Susan Orosz

Video credit: Dr. Natalie Antinoff

Video credit: Dr. Susan Orosz

Video credit: Dr. Susan Orosz

Video credit: Dr. Susan Orosz

Video credit: Dr. Natalie Antinoff

Video credit: Dr. Natalie Antinoff

Video credit: Dr. Natalie Antinoff

Video credit: Dr. Susan Orosz

Video credit: Dr. Susan Orosz