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  • Live Small Cetacean Stranding Response Training 

    Moore, Katie; Sharp, Brian; Wilkin, Sarah; Moore, Michael J.; Srinivasan, Mridula (2017-03-15)
    This training module provides an overview of the basic concepts and steps for responding to stranded live small cetaceans. The training module covers topics ranging from supportive care to release. The training module is ...
  • Dead Pinniped Stranding Response Training Module 

    Simeone, Claire; Moore, Katie; Wilkin, Sarah; Sharp, Brian; Moore, Michael J.; Srinivasan, Mridula (2017-03-15)
    This training module provides an overview of the basic concepts and specific steps when responding to a dead pinniped to the new or less-experienced trainer or responder. Topics covered range from reinforcing human safety ...
  • Live Pinniped Stranding Response Training Module 

    Simeone, Claire; Wilkin, Sarah; Srinivasan, Mridula; Moore, Michael J.; Sharp, Brian (2017-03-15)
    This training module covers the basic concepts and steps involved in responding to live pinnipeds from human safety considerations, monitoring vital signs, to pinniped transport. This module should be started after the ...
  • Mass Marine Mammal Stranding Response 

    Moore, Katie; Moore, Michael J.; Srinivasan, Mridula; Simeone, Claire; Wilkin, Sarah; Sharp, Brian (2017-03-14)
    This is a primer on mass cetacean strandings and provides an overview of the various factors to be considered in dealing with mass-stranded animals.
  • Out of Habitat - Marine Mammal 

    Moore, Katie; Srinivasan, Mridula; Moore, Michael J.; Wilkin, Sarah; Simeone, Claire; Sharp, Brian (2017-03-14)
    This is a primer on factors to consider when dealing with marine mammals that are found in unexpected areas such as in river inlets.
  • Euthanasia 

    Moore, Katie; Srinivasan, Mridula; Claire, Simeone; Wilkin, Sarah; Sharp, Brian; Moore, Michael J. (2017-03-14)
    This is a primer on factors to consider if employing euthanasia for stranded animals.
  • Large Cetacean Stranding Response 

    Moore, Katie; Srinivasan, Mridula; Moore, Michael J.; Wilkin, Sarah; Simeone, Claire; Sharp, Brian (2017-03-14)
    The primer and supporting presentation provides an overview of responding to a large cetacean stranding. Large whale stranding response (both live and dead) can be resource intensive and challenging and therefore, expert ...
  • Capacity Building Considerations 

    Srinivasan, Mridula; Moore, Katie; Simeone, Claire; Wilkin, Sarah; Sharp, Brian; Moore, Michael J. (2017-03-14)
    This presentation addresses the key elements that need to be considered before conducting a stranding response training workshop.
  • Structural Elements of a Functioning Stranding Response Network 

    Srinivasan, Mridula; Moore, Katie; Simeone, Claire; Sharp, Brian; Wilkin, Sarah; Moore, Michael J. (2017-03-14)
    This presentation identifies key aspects of a functioning stranding response network from seeking permissions to volunteer recruitment to respond to stranding events.
  • Training Objective # 5 Photo Documentation 

    Srinivasan, Mridula; Moore, Katie; Wilkin, Sarah; Simeone, Claire; Sharp, Brian; Moore, Michael J. (2017-03-14)
    This training objectives covers the specifics of photo documentation and provides guidance on how and what photos to take during a stranding event.
  • Training Objective # 4 Data Recording 

    Srinivasan, Mridula; Moore, Katie; Sharp, Brian; Wilkin, Sarah; Simeone, Claire; Moore, Michael J. (2017-03-14)
    This training objective covers data recording considerations such as critical types of data to collect and record during a stranding event.
  • Training Objective # 3 First Response 

    Srinivasan, Mridula; Moore, Katie; Sharp, Brian; Wilkin, Sarah; Claire, Simeone; Moore, Michael J. (2017-03-14)
    This training objective covers the basics of initial stranding response from arriving at the scene of the stranding event to assessing and documenting the scene and event properly.
  • Training Objective # 2 Report and Record a Stranded Animal 

    Srinivasan, Mridula; Moore, Katie; Sharp, Brian; Wilkin, Sarah; Simeone, Claire; Moore, Michael J. (2017-03-14)
    This training objective will cover topics related to accurately recording and reporting information received via a variety of sources about a stranded animal and formulating a plan for stranding response.
  • Training Objective #1: Human Health & Safety 

    Moore, Katie; Srinivasan, Mridula; Sharp, Brian; Wilkin, Sarah; Simeone, Claire; Moore, Michael J. (2017-03-03)
    Understanding the first and most important training objective: Human Health and Safety when working with marine mammals with emphasis on cetaceans and pinnipeds.