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LAMS210-0210: Practical Equine Medicine for the Mixed Animal Practitioner
Emily A. Graves, VMD, MS, Dipl. ACVIM (Internal Medicine, Large Animal)
Racquel Rodeheaver Lindroth, DVM, Dipl. ABVP (Equine)
February 9, 2010 - March 9, 2010
Real-time sessions: Tuesdays, February 9, 16, 23 and March 2; 9:00-11:00 PM ET (USA)
This course is primarily aimed at the DVM/VMD whose practice includes some equine patients, but not exclusively. The basics of common equine maladies will be covered - with topics from basic first aid and preventative medicine to endocrine disease management and lameness therapies.
This course will focus on necessary tools and toys for an equine practitioner, diagnostic testing and interpretation, client communication, and therapy for a variety of common disorders
Week 1 (February 9):
Anatomy review; physical examination and restraint; and preventative health.
Week 2 (February 16):
Review of the most common lameness conditions seen in ambulatory practice; basic imaging tools and skills for lameness exams.
Week 3 (February 23):
Equine emergency medicine - lacerations, ophthalmic cases, foaling emergencies
Week 4 (March 2):
The basics of colic case work-up and management in the field; review of the most common medical disorders in horses (endocrine diseases; respiratory illness [infectious and inflammatory airway diseases]; ophthalmology).
MESSAGE BOARD DISCUSSIONS:
Discussions will begin on the start date of the course and continue for 7 days following the last real-time session.
CE HOURS: 8
Member/$144, Non-Member/$223 by January 26, 2010;
Member/$160, Non-Member/$248 after January 26, 2010
Required Textbook: None
Recommended Textbook: None
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"This course has been approved for 8 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call VIN at 1-800-700-4636 for further information."
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