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Equine Joint Ultrasound & Therapies Lectures (online), On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions

VetPD - Veterinary Professional Development

1 month ago

Date: Saturday 18th September, 2021
Start time: 9:00 AM
Cost: FREE

This practical course was designed to provide veterinarians from mixed or equine practice with the theoretical and especially the practical skills to competently examine every joint of the equine front- and hindlimb ultrasonographically. A panel of international experts who have dedicated a significant proportion of their careers to musculoskeletal ultrasonography are involved with this course. In the morning of the second day, the focus will be on ultrasonography of the frontlimb and in the afternoon on the hindlimb.To participate in the On-Location Portion, attendees are required to have first worked through the corresponding online Lecture Series Equine Joint Ultrasound & Joint Therapies: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.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:How to get the most out of your ultrasound machineUltrasonographic anatomy and conditions of the Foot & PasternFetlock & Digital Flexor Tendon SheathCarpus & Carpal SheathElbow & Shoulder JointTarsus, Tarsal Bursae & SheathStifle JointHip Joint & PelvisConventional systemic & intra-articular Joint TherapiesRegenerative systemic & intra-articular Joint TherapiesDay 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 small group sessions (2 4 attendees / ultrasound machine) will give attendees plenty of opportunity to put theory into practice on live horses under the supervision of the specialists. There will furthermore be plenty of time for discussions and each attendee will rotate through the following practical stations:Coffin, Pastern & Fetlock JointsCarpus & Carpal SheathDigital Flexor Tendon Sheath & Shoulder JointTarsus, Tarsal Bursae & SheathStifle JointCorrelative NeedleView Arthroscopy Attendees to choose JointsThe course fee includes, coffee/tea breaks, a wine & cheese reception, lunch and a certificate of attendance. o 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

Vermon Ravirata Oy & Hevosklinikka Equivet Oy, Helsinki, Southern Finland (Helsinki Airport)

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