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LAMS210-0210: Practical Equine Medicine for the Mixed Animal Practitioner

INSTRUCTORS:
Emily A. Graves, VMD, MS, Dipl. ACVIM (Internal Medicine, Large Animal)
Racquel Rodeheaver Lindroth, DVM, Dipl. ABVP (Equine)

DATES:
February 9, 2010 - March 9, 2010
Real-time sessions: Tuesdays, February 9, 16, 23 and March 2; 9:00-11:00 PM ET (USA)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

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

Course Outline:

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

TUITION:
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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Coordinator
Continual Education Division
Veterinary Information Network
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