This class is an introduction to the common parasites we see at Greenwood. This knowledge does not qualify you to treat parasites. The purpose of this class is to give you information and knowledge on how parasites affect you and the patients. For us to be able to track the number of interns/volunteers who completed this class, OR if you have questions, concerns or comments, PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL to firstname.lastname@example.org and one of our Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitators will get back to you!
Fleas are one of the more common parasites found on new patents at Greenwood. This sectioin covers flea ID, life cycle, transmittable zoonoses, and treatment.
Lice are a wingless parasite with over 3,000 species. This section covers lice life cycle, differentiating between chewing lice and sucking lice, symptoms, and treatment.
Mites affect both mammals and avians and are a member of Arachnidae. This section covers their life history, symptoms, and treatment.
Another arachnid, ticks have 8 legs and 2 body parts. They can pass on many diseases. This section covers tick life history, diseases, and treatment.
Flat flies are obligate sanguinivores (blood "eaters") common on wildlife. This section covers their unique life history and treatment.
These common flies are also sanguinivores. This section covers their life history and treatment.
This quiz is 7 questions long and covers information from the fleas, lice, mites, ticks, flat flies, and carnid flies lessons.