Equine Neck Conditions & Practical Neurology for Practitioners – A 2-Day Practical Course
- Veterinary Professional Development
- Barrie Grant DVM, MS, Dipl.ACVS, MRCVS, Barrie Grant Equine Consultant, Bonsall, California, USA; Martin Furr DVM, PhD, Dipl.ACVIM, Professor & Chair in Equine Medicine, Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, USA; Andy Fiske-Jackson - BVSc, MVetMed, Dipl. ECVS, MRCVS, Lecturer in Equine Surgery, Royal Veterinary College, London, England
- 07/10/2016 - 08/10/2016 - 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Speakers: Barrie Grant, Martin Furr and Andy Fiske-Jackson.
Horses with neurologic signs are regularly seen in equine practice and diagnosing a specific disease can be challenging. This practical course is designed to provide vets with the theoretical and practical skills to competently examine, diagnose and treat horses affected by such conditions. One of the main goals of this course is to provide the knowledge and skills on how to reliably differentiate ataxic horses from animals with front and hindlimb lameness.
In the mornings, highly-illustrated lectures in English (with Flemish & French moderation) will be presented. In the afternoons, the 7 hours of practical small group sessions (2 – 4 vets per ultrasound machine) will give opportunity to put theory into practice on live horses and specimens. The following topics and more will be covered: Cervical fusion surgery; Myelography techniques; CSF collection methods; Cervical facet joint injections; Headshakers blocks.
For further details, program and registration: http://www.vetpd.com/courses-detail.php?event=290
Register before 29 August 2016 to qualify for the early booking discount! Registration Deadline: September 9, 2016