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Advances in Equine Orthopedic Therapies - An Evidence-Based 2-Day Practical Course (description)

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Category:Veterinary Medicine
Address:4747 Southwest 60th Avenue Ocala, Florida, United States of America 34474
Phone:1-844-870-6097
Event dates:2/5/2016 - 2/6/2016 (This event has already taken place)
Event web site:http://www.vetpd.com/courses-detail.php?event=259
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Speakers/Presenters:

Topics to be Covered:

  • Laurie Goodrich - DVM, PhD, Dipl.ACVS, Colorado State University, Ft Collins, CO
  • Brad Jackman - DVM, MS, Dipl.ACVS, Pioneer Equine Hospital, CA
  • Erin Contino – DVM, Colorado State University, Ft Collins, CO
  • IRAP, alcohol-facilitated ankyloses, PRP, stem cell therapy, bisphosphonates, Adequan & Cartrophen, Nutraceuticals, therapeutic shoeing, new ‘miracle’ OA therapeutics like Polyacrylamide Hydrogel etc., intra- and extra-articular corticosteroid & hyaluronan, shock wave therapy, therapeutic laser, mesotherapy, physical therapies, sports horse surgeries – decision making & outcome etc.
Contact:office@vetpd.com
Organizer phone:1-844-870-6097
Offering type:Lecture & Participation
Specialty:Veterinary Medicine
Event frequency:2 times/year
First Meeting:
Total events:
Est. attendance: 30
Target audience:Veterinarians
Other target audiences:Equine Practitioners
Host Sponsor:VetPD - Veterinary Professional Development
Est. # of exhibitors:
Currency:US Dollars
Language:English
CE Credits:13 CE hours
Organizer URLwww.vetpd.com

Description:

Over the past 15 years, a plethora of new therapies have made an appearance in the field of equine orthopedics. For busy equine practitioners who don’t have the time to regularly dive into the current literature it can be difficult to establish which ones of these therapies are scientifically sound and have been found to be efficacious via clinical studies. It is furthermore very difficult to find any literature where authors actually exactly describe what therapeutic regimen they use. Over the two days of this course the following orthopedic therapies will be discussed via an evidence-based approach, the speakers will also explain their personal views on these modalities and how they use them as part of their daily clinical routine: IRAP, alcohol-facilitated ankyloses, PRP, stem cell therapy, bisphosphonates (i.e. Osphos & Tildren), Adequan & Cartrophen, Nutraceuticals, therapeutic shoeing, new ‘miracle’ OA therapeutics like Polyacrylamide Hydrogel etc., intra- and extra-articular corticosteroid & hyaluronan, shock wave therapy, therapeutic laser, mesotherapy, physical therapies, sports horse surgeries – decision making & outcome etc. In the afternoons, 7 hours of practical and case-based sessions will allow attendees to further their practical and clinical decision making skills on equine specimens in small groups (2 attendees per specimen) and to further discuss the above topics with the specialists. Each attendee will rotate through the following practical sessions: Alcohol-facilitated ankylosis of the distal tarsal joints (incl. contrast arthrography); Objective gait analysis system demonstrations; Intra-synovial injection techniques (incl. ultrasound-guidance); Sports horse surgery case discussions; Proximal metatarsal/tarsal injections & dissections; Therapeutic shoeing case discussions.

Schedule:

2 full days of lectures and practical sessions; 8am - 6pm. See website for complete program details.

Registration Fee Details:

Register before Monday, 28th December 2015 to qualify for the early booking discount!
Qualified Vet - USD445/535 Lectures only; USD790/950 Lectures & Practical Sessions;
Student - USD90/110 Lectures Only

Other items that tuition includes:

The course fee includes hot lunches, coffee/tea breaks, the wine & cheese reception, extensive course notes and a certificate of attendance.

Travel and hotel arrangements:

See course website for location details. 
 
Contact Person:Charlotte Waitner
TitleCourse Administrator
Contact Emailoffice@vetpd.com
Organizer Address 1PO Box 389
Organizer CityRoseland
Organizer State: (US)Florida
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)
Organizer Zip or Postal Code32957
Organizer CountryUnited States of America
Organizer Phone1-844-870-6097
Organizer Fax1-844-246-5998
Structural makeupOrganization
Host Sponsor; Other SponsorsVetPD - Veterinary Professional Development
Event Site/VenuePeterson & Smith Equine Hospital
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?Multiple dates and locations
Peripherally organized activities:Wine & Cheese Reception on evening of Day 1
Statistics available for most recent event held in:NA
Average number in event attendance of:
Range:
Number in attendance of:
Range:
Target BoundariesInternational
Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?Yes
Web Page http://www.vetpd.com/courses-detail.php?event=259
Can one register for your CE on your web site?Yes
Can registration be made by snail (regular) mail?Yes
Online housing reservations: 
 
Do you have additional written or AV materials for sale?No
If so, are they available for non-attendees as well as those attending?NA
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?Yes
Details:Attendees can choose to only attend the lectures (= Lectures Only) on this course or can register for the entire course (= Lectures & Practical Sessions).
Will there be shuttle service available?NA
Additional notes:Early course registration is recommended as there are only a limited number of places available due to the highly practical nature of this course.

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