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


Category:Veterinary Medicine
Address:9550 60th Street N Stillwater, Minnesota, United States of America 55082
Event dates:9/30/2016 - 10/1/2016 (This event has already taken place)
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Topics to be Covered:

  • Mary Beth Whitcomb - DVM, MBA, ECVDI (LA-Assoc), Associate Professor of Large Animal Ultrasound, University of California, Davis, CA
  • Florent David - DVM, MSc, Dipl.ACVS, Dipl.ECVS, ECVDI Assoc., Dipl.ACVSMR, Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center, NJ
  • Rachel Gottlieb - DVM, Assoc Veterinarian, Northwest Equine Performance, Mulino, OR
  • Ultrasound of the Elbow Joint
  • Shoulder Joint & Bicipital Burse
  • Stifle Joint Region
  • Hip Joint
  • The Poll & Neck
  • Withers & Back
  • Percutaneous Ultrasound of the Pelvis & Sacroiliac Region Transrectal Ultrasound of the Pelvis & Sacroiliac Region
  • Scanning Techniques that facilitate recognition of musculoskeletal injury
Organizer phone:18448706097
Offering type:Course
Specialty:Veterinary Medicine
Event frequency:Never
First Meeting:
Total events:
Est. attendance:
Target audience:Veterinarians
Other target audiences:
Host Sponsor:VetPD – Veterinary Professional Development
Est. # of exhibitors:
Currency:US Dollars
CE Credits:13.5 CE hours


This course was 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. Speakers/Instructors: Mary Beth Whitcomb - DVM, MBA, ECVDI (LA- Assoc), Assoc Prof, Univ of California-Davis; Florent David - DVM, MSc, Dipl.ACVS, Dipl.ECVS, ECVDI Assoc, Dipl.ACVSMR, Mid-Atlantic Eq Med Center, NJ; Rachel Gottlieb - DVM, Assoc Vet, Northwest Eq Performance, OR


Day 1 & 2: 8:00am-6:00pm: Lectures, lunch, practical sessions
See course website for complete details

Registration Fee Details:

Register before Monday, 22 August 2016 to qualify for the early booking discounts!

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
Organizer Address 1PO Box 389
Organizer CityRoseland
Organizer State: (US)Florida
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)
Organizer Zip or Postal Code32957
Organizer CountryCanada
Organizer Phone18448706097
Organizer Fax1-844-246-5998
Structural makeupEducational
Host Sponsor; Other SponsorsVetPD – Veterinary Professional Development
Event Site/VenueStillwater Equine Veterinary Clinic
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
Peripherally organized activities:Wine & cheese reception
Statistics available for most recent event held in:NA
Average number in event attendance of:
Number in attendance of:
total attendance #: 30
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
Abstract information:Registration Deadline: 2 September 2016
Are there any particular aspects of your conference that you consider unique to your field?2 full days of Lectures and Hands-on Practical Sessions in true small groups (2-4 vets per machine)
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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