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Donkey/Mule Medicine & Orthopaedics A 2-Day Practical Course

VetPD - Veterinary Professional Development

3 years ago

Duration: 2 hour(s)
Cost: £1100

This 2-day practical course provides equine practitioners with a good overview on all medical, orthopaedic, dental and surgical aspects specific to donkeys allowing participants to not only expand their knowledge but especially their hands-on skillset. Through the following lectures the highly experienced speakers will highlight how different donkeys are from horses and will share useful tips and tricks with the attendees:Not just a small Horse How Donkeys are differentColic and its particular challenges in DonkeysDentistry in DonkeysOrthopaedic Problems Lameness & Hoof DisordersDealing with Liver Diseases in DonkeysDonkey NutritionEndocrine DisordersSurgery in DonkeysHyperlipaemiaThe Role of the Donkey GloballyBetween both afternoons, 7 hours of practical sessions on live donkeys and cadaver specimens and case-based discussions will give attendees plenty of opportunity to put theory into practice and to ask questions in small groups (2 4 attendees / ultrasound machine). Each attendee will rotate through the following practical sessions under the watchful eye of the internationally renowned specialists:Abdominal UltrasoundOphthalmologic Procedures Nerve blocks, lavage system placement, keratotomy, aqueocentesis etc.Anaesthesia Case-based ProtocolsHyperlipaemia WorkshopDonkey Dentistry (live donkeys & specimens)Exotic Donkey Disease Case examples

Who is it for?

Vets Vet Students

The Speakers

Patrick PollockBVMS, PhD, CertES(Soft Tissue), DipECVS, FHEA, FRCVSDavid SuttonMA, VetMB, PhD, CertEM(IntMed), Dipl.ECEIM, MRCVS

The Venue

Tierklinik LeimentalBasel, Switzerland

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

15 hours

Registration and Booking

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