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LAMS209-1011: Equine Dermatology: Pruritus - Crusts - Nodules, lumps & bumps
Patrick Hensel, Dr.med.vet., DACVD
Susan L. White, DVM, MS, DACVIM
COURSE OPEN: October 9 - November 9, 2011
REAL TIME SESSIONS: Sundays, October 16, 23 and 30; 9:30pm-11:30m ET (USA)
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Practice Sessions: In order to prepare you for a successful experience in your CE course, we request you attend a practice session prior to the first RTS. Times and dates will be listed in your course confirmation email. Expect to spend up to 1 hour at one of the 2-4 practice sessions held prior to the first RTS.
Level and Prerequisites: This course is tailored for large animal and mixed practice veterinarians interested equine dermatology. The participants in this course should have basic general medical knowledge and basic equine anatomy and physiology. The course includes practical approach of various skin diseases based on updated review information, case presentations and practical tips and so should offer something for most participating veterinarians.
VIN CE course: open to veterinarians. This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians.
The course is divided in 3 sessions. The first session, "The pruritic horse", will cover ectoparasites and allergies; the second session will concentrate on diseases with "Crusty lesions" caused by microbial infections and immune-mediated diseases; and the third session "Nodules, lumps & bumps" will address conditions such as sarcoids, other neoplasia, and infectious granulomas. Emphasis will be put mainly on case presentations and updates on the management of the various diseases presented during this course.
This course consists of three (3) 2 hour Real Time Sessions; library materials supplementing recommend reading; and interactive message board discussions; and a mandatory end of course quiz (80% score needed) designed to enhance course effectiveness and material retention.
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to
ACVIM boarded large animal internist Susan White received her veterinary degree from University of California, Davis. She completed an internship in equine medicine and surgery at Kansas State University, an internal medicine residency and a Masters degree in veterinary pathology at the University of Georgia. Dr. White currently retired (Josiah Meigs Distinguished Professor, Emeritus) from the University of Georgia but continues to provide consultations to private practitioners. She has had a long standing interest in dermatology and has lectured in dermatology at national and international meetings for many years.
Week 1: (Real Time Session October 16) "The Pruritic Horse"
Required reading: None
Week 2: (Real Time Session October 23): "The Crusty Lesions"
Required reading: None
Week 3: (Real Time Session October 30): "Nodules, Bumps & Lumps"
Required reading: None
CE CREDITS: 6
Tuition: Member $120 ($108 early bird special if enrolled by September 25, 2011).
Non-Member $201 ($181 early bird special if enrolled by September 25, 2011).
** NOTE: To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes, enrollment will close when the maximum number of participants is reached or at 5pm ET the day of the first Real Time Session unless otherwise noted. If the first Real Time Session is on a weekend, course will close on the Friday before the first Real Time Session.
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Course withdrawal and refund policy: A complete refund of the paid course price will be issued when your withdrawal request is received prior to the listed start date of the course. If you wish to withdraw after the start date please contact the VIN/VSPN office 1-800-700-INFO (4636) to discuss eligibility for a pro-rated refund.
* Note: To ensure rapid handling of your request for withdrawal, we recommend that you call the VIN/VSPN office at 1-800-700-INFO (4636).
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Katherine James, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
VIN Education Coordinator
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