Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

    • Disclaimer

    • Waiver and Statement of Release

    • Expectations

  • 2

    Snake Identification

    • Objectives

    • Venomous Snake Identification

    • Elapids

    • Vipers

    • Remember!

  • 3

    Ecology

    • Objectives

    • Anatomy and Physiology

    • General Characteristics of Venom

    • Summary

  • 4

    Safety and First Aid

    • Objectives

    • Practice Safety

    • 10 Essential Snake Safety Tips!

    • CDC Snake Bite First Aid

  • 5

    Handling

    • Objectives

    • When and Why to Handle

    • Video of Equipment and Containment Options

    • Handling Tools

    • Containment

    • Handling Guidelines

    • Video of Safe Handling Demos

    • Relocation and Release

  • 6

    Next steps

    • Before you go...