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(221021) Back, Sacroiliac & Pelvic Problems Of The Horse Lectures (online), On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions

VetPD - Veterinary Professional Development

9 months ago
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Date: Friday 21st October, 2022 - Saturday 22nd October, 2022
Start time: 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Duration: 20 hour(s)
Cost: £1190

Conditions affecting the back, pelvis and sacroiliac region are common in the horse and can cause pain, poor performance and lameness. Over the past decade the axial skeleton has been extensively researched; this new knowledge combined with recently published retrospective studies have shed light on these previously poorly understood problems. This practical course is suitable for veterinarians from mixed and equine practice who are keen to update their knowledge on the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and up-to-date therapy of back, pelvic and sacroiliac problems in the horse.

To participate in the On-Location Portion, attendees are required to have first worked through the corresponding online Lecture Series ‘Back, Sacroiliac & Pelvic Problems of the Horse':

If you have already purchased the Lecture Series independently of the On-Location Portion, please contact the office on office@vetpd.com for a voucher code to reduce the price accordingly.
The online Lecture Series addresses the following hot topics via well-illustrated, case-discussions providing a platform for the panel of speakers to share pitfalls, erroneous clinical conclusions and useful tips and tricks:

Clinical examination of the back
Anatomy & Imaging of the back
Diagnostic techniques for back conditions
Common conditions of the back
Less common conditions of the back
Saddle fit assessment
Sacroiliac disease – Pathophysiology & Diagnosis
Sacroiliac disease – Injections & Therapy
Clinical examination of the pelvis and hip
Imaging of the pelvis and hip
Soft tissue and muscle conditions of the pelvis
Bony problems affecting the pelvis and hip
Day 1 starts at 3:00PM with 3 hours of interactive Case-Discussions, Q&A which will give attendees the unique opportunity to apply what they have learned during Lecture Series in discussion with the world-renowned specialists. This will then be followed by the obligatory Wine & Cheese Reception allowing for attendees to socialise with colleagues and the speakers/instructors.

On the second day, 7 hours of practical sessions will give attendees the opportunity to put theory into practice on live horses and Equine Lumbar Facet & Sacroiliac Joint Injection Simulators and to ask questions in small groups (2 – 4 attendees / ultrasound machine), all under the supervision of specialists. The following practical sessions will be covered during the course:

Clinical Examination of the Back, SI Region, Pelvis & Hip
Ultrasound of the Back & Facet Joint Injection Techniques
Saddle Fit Assessment
Back, Sacroiliac & Pelvic Case-Discussions
Ultrasound of the Sacroiliac Region, Pelvis & Hip
Sacroiliac Injection Techniques
The course fee includes, coffee/tea breaks, a wine & cheese reception, lunch and a certificate of attendance. To participate in the On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions, attendees are required to have first worked through the Lecture Series (included in the price). Early course registration is recommended as there are only a limited number of places available due to the highly practical nature of this course.

Who is it for?

Qualified Vets. Discounted prices available for: Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Students, Veterinary Interns and Residents.

The Venue

Kendall Road Equine HospitalElgin, near Chicago, IL (Chicago O'Hare, Chicago Midway or General Mitchell Intl Airport)

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

20 hours

Registration and Booking

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