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Advanced Lameness Diagnostics (incl. Objective Gait Analysis) - A 2-Day Practical Course
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9/15/2017 to 9/16/2017
When: Friday, September 15, 2017
8:00 AM
Where: Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital
11308 92nd St SE
Snohomish, Washington  98920
United States
Contact: Charlotte
1-844-870-6097

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Lameness Diagnostics (incl. Objective Gait Analysis) - A 2-Day Practical Course

Equine

Fri 15.- Sat. 16, September, 2017 - A 2-Day Practical Course

This course is run in cooperation with theNorthwest Equine Practitioners Association (NEPA).

Venue:Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital, Snohomish, WA

Location:Seattle, WA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl Airport) 

Total Available Places:30

Accredited CPD Hours:14 CE Hours (Pending)

Course Language:English

Prices: (net price, no tax will be added)*

DELEGATE TYPE LECTURES ONLY LECTURES & PRACTICAL SESSIONS
Qualified Vet USD450540 USD9901190
Student USD90110 -
NEPA member USD395490 USD8901070

Register beforeMonday, 7th August 2017to qualify for the early booking discount.


Registration Deadline:Friday, August 18th, 2017

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VAT (= MWST/MOMS) will only be added for certain UK vets attending courses abroad and for all delegates when attending courses in the UK.

PROGRAM:

DAY 1

08:00 – 08:30            Registration and Coffee

08:30 – 08:40            Course Introduction

08:40 – 09:20            Lameness Exam & Motion Analysis – Historic and current developments

09:20 – 10:00             Lameness Examination – When things get complicated Reliability/ Repeatability of Blocks – Multiple site/limb lamenesses etc.

10:00 – 10:10            Questions

10:10 – 10:40            Coffee Break

10:40 – 11:20            Usefulness & Limitations of Objective Gait Analysis Motion vs. inertial sensors, how to decide?

11:20 – 12:00            Ultrasound – Indications, Usefulness & Limitations

12:00 – 12:40            Scanning Techniques that facilitate recognition of musculoskeletal Injury

12:40 – 13:00            Questions

13:00 – 14:15            Lunch

  14:15 – 17:30            Practical Sessions on live horses & equine specimens in small groups

  • Subjective Lameness Examination Techniques
  • Introduction to Objective Gait Analysis      
  • Nerve & Joint Blocks (incl. ultrasound-guidance)      

16:20 – 16:30            Coffee Break

17:30 – 17:45            Questions

17.45 – 19.00            Wine & Cheese Reception

Evening                     Course Dinner for all speakers and attendees (not included in the registration fee)

DAY 2

08:30 – 09:10            Nuclear Scintigraphy – is it meanwhile obsolete?

09:10 – 09:50            Radiography – Indications, Usefulness & Limitations

09:50 – 10:30            MRI, a fashion imaging modality?

10:30 – 10:40            Questions

10:40 – 11:10            Coffee Break

11:10 – 11:50            Computed Tomography – How is it different to MRI?

11:50 – 12:30            What new Diagnostic Modalities are on the horizon?

12:30 – 12:40            Questions

12:40 – 14:00            Lunch

14:00 – 17:30            Practical Sessions on Clinical Cases in small group

Work-up of cases via subjective examination followed by objective gait analysis (incl. blocking)

16:20 – 16:30            Coffee Break

17:30 – 17:45            Questions, Discussions & Final Comments

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