Course curriculum

    1. African Elephants

    1. An Overview of African Elephants

    2. An Overview of South African Elephant Conservation

    3. Safeguarding African Elephants

    4. Threats to African Elephants

    5. Successful African Elephant Conservation Strategies

    6. The Grey Areas of Elephant Conservation

    1. Dr Peter Rogers BVSc

    2. ProVet Wildlife Hospital

    3. Wildlife Vet Online Introduction

    1. African Elephants - African Elephants Species

    2. African Elephants - Part 1 (Lecture)

    3. African Elephants - Immobilisation

    4. African Elephants - Anaesthetic Considerations

    5. African Elephants - Darting

    6. African Elephants - Initial Treatment

    7. African Elephants - Potential Problems

    8. African Elephants - Collaring

    9. African Elephants - Loading & Transport

    10. African Elephants - Calf Rearing

    1. African Elephant (Part 1) Quiz

About this course

  • £189.00
  • 70 lessons
  • 12 hours of video content

Course highlights

  • Veterinary medicine focus

    One lead instructor complemented by a combination of projects providing multiple examples and perspectives.

  • Learn at your own pace

    On-demand lessons mean there is no need to wait for drip-fed lessons or monthly releases. Watch, read and learn on replay any time you’re ready.

  • Mix of lesson formats

    Our dynamic lessons and content use all presentation methods possible. Some content will expand and grow and also be updated from time to time.

  • Easy to digest lessons

    12 hours of video lessons, lectures, case studies, real life scenarios and live events, broken down into bite size, easy to digest chunks.

  • 365 days of access

    With plenty of time to take advantage of all course content, you can learn at your own pace.

  • Contribute to conservation

    Our courses are designed on a social enterprise principle - your money goes to protect wildlife and the causes you care about.

Why this is ideal for you

African Elephants, presented by Dr Peter Rogers (BVSc), and supported by collaborating organisations and projects, is ideal for students of veterinary science and other biosciences like ecology, zoology and wildlife conservation.

  • Text Lessons (on-demand)

  • Video Lessons (on-demand)

  • Lesson Transcripts (on-demand)

  • Case Studies (on-demand)

  • Exercises (on-demand)

  • Quizzes (on-demand)

  • Q&A Sessions (on demand)

  • Completion Certificate

Course Instructors

ProVet Wildlife Hospital

Dr Peter Rogers BVSc

Wildlife Veterinarian

With decades of experience, Dr Peter Rogers is considered one of the most experienced wildlife veterinarians in the world. He specializes in the capture and veterinary care of some of South Africa’s most endangered species, including the southern white rhinoceros, black rhinoceros, African elephant, cheetah, African wild dog, African lion, Temminck’s ground pangolin, and many other species.

Course Collaborators

Discover African elephant conservation topics starting today!

“Nature's great masterpiece, an elephant – the only harmless great thing.” ~ John Donne.

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