Axial Skeleton & Upper Limb Ultrasound for Equine Practitioners A 2-day Practical Course (description)


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Category:Ultrasound, Veterinary Medicine
Address:13011 Blanton Road Ashland, Virginia, United States of America 23005
Event dates:4/1/2016 - 4/2/2016 (This event has already taken place)
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Topics to be Covered:

  • Mary Beth Whitcomb - DVM, MBA, Assoc.Member (LA) ECVDI, Associate Professor of Large Animal Ultrasound, University of California, Davis, CA USA
  • Florent David - DVM, MSc, Dipl.ACVS, Dipl.ECVS, ECVDI Assoc., Dipl.ACVSMR, Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center, NJ
  • Laura Faulkner VMD, Miller & Associates, Brewster, NY
  • Ultrasound image acquisition and interpretation of the upper front- and hindlimbs
  • The poll, neck, withers, back and pelvis
  • Practical stations: Shoulder joint & bicipital bursa, stifle joint region, poll & neck, withers & back, percutaneous ultrasound of hip & pelvis and transrectal ultrasound of the lumbosacroiliac region
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
CE Credits:13.5 CE hours (expected)


This course is developed to provide attendees with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of ultrasound image acquisition and interpretation of the upper front- and hindlimbs, the poll, neck, withers, back and pelvis. In the afternoons, 7 hours of small groups (2 4 vets per ultrasound machine) on live horses and equine specimens will give attendees plenty of opportunity to put theory into practice and rotate through six practical stations.


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

Registration Fee Details:

Register before Monday, 22nd February 2016 to qualify for the early booking discount!
Qualified Vet USD390/470 Lectures only; USD690/830 Lectures & Practical Sessions;
Student USD80/95 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:

Location: Richmond, VA (Richmond Intl Airport); See course website for location details. 
Contact Person:Charlotte Waitner
TitleCourse Administrator
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/VenueWoodside Equine Clinic
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?Multiple dates and locations
Peripherally organized activities:Wine and cheese reception on the 1st night
Statistics available for most recent event held in:NA
Average number in event attendance of:
Number in attendance of:
Target BoundariesInternational
Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?Yes
Web Page
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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