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Donkey/Mule Medicine & Orthopaedics Lectures (online), On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions

VetPD - Veterinary Professional Development

1 month ago

Date: Friday 29th October, 2021
Start time: 9:00 AM
Cost: FREE

This practical course provides equine practitioners with a good overview on all medical, orthopedic, dental and surgical aspects specific to donkeys and mules allowing participants to not only expand their knowledge but especially their hands-on skillset. To participate in the On-Location Portion, attendees are required to have first worked through the corresponding online Lecture Series Donkey/Mule Medicine & Orthopaedics ':If you have already purchased the Lecture Series independently of the On-Location Portion, please contact the office on for a voucher code to reduce the price accordingly.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:Start Time: 6PM UK / 19:00h Paris / 20:00h HelsinkiDateTime (CET)SpeakerTitleDuration11th June19:00 19:45Patrick PollockNot just a small Horse How Donkeys/Mules are different40 min 19:45 20:30Patrick PollockDentistry in Donkeys/Mules40 min 20:30 21:15Patrick PollockOrthopaedic Problems Lameness & Hoof Disorders40 minTBC June19:00 19:45 Donkey/Mules Nutrition40 min 19:45 20:30 Analgesia & Pain Scoring Case-based approach40 min 20:30 21:15 Respiratory Disease Case-based Workshop40 min23rd June19:00 19:45David SuttonColic and its particular challenges in Donkeys/Mules50 min 19:45 20:30David SuttonDealing with Liver Diseases40 min 20:30 21:15David SuttonHyperlipaemia & Endocrine Disorders40 min25 June19:00 19:45David SuttonInfectious Disease Presentations in Donkeys & Mules40 min 19:45 20:30Patrick PollockSurgery in Donkeys/Mules40 min 20:30 21:15Patrick PollockThe Role of the Donkey/Mule Globally40 minDay 1 starts at 15:00h 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 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.Hyperlipaemia WorkshopDonkey Dentistry (live donkeys & specimens)The Donkey Sanctuary has also kindly made the following two references available for downloading:The Clinical Companion of the DonkeyThe Clinical Companion of Donkey DentistryThe 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.

The Venue

Tierklinik Leimental, near Basel, Northern Switzerland (Basel or Zurich Airport)

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