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MULT600-1108: Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation
Jacqueline Davidson, DVM, MS, DACVS, CCRP
November 12 - November 26, 2008
Real-time sessions: Wednesday evenings, November 12 and 19; 9:30 - 11:30 pm ET (USA)
Physical rehabilitation has recently gained acceptance as a useful therapy to improve postoperative outcomes and enhance function in animals with disabilities. This course will give a general overview of assessment and treatment of a dog with an orthopedic dysfunction and present ways to begin incorporating rehabilitation into your practice, with minimal investment.
This 2-week course is open to all veterinarians and technicians with an interest in rehabilitation.
Upon completion of this course, the participant should:
Week 1 (November 12):
Assessment of an animal for rehabilitation:
Canine Rehabilitation & Physical Therapy - Millis, Levine, Taylor- 2004.
May be available from online retailers.
Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice. Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy - Levine, Millis, Marcellin-Little, Taylor - 2005
MESSAGE BOARD DISCUSSIONS:
Discussions will begin on the start date of the course and will continue for 7 days following the last real time session.
CE HOURS: 4 CE Credits
Member/$70, Non-Member/$130 by October 29,2008;
Member/$78, Non-Member/$144 after October 29,2008
Course is open to veterinarians and VSPN members.
Or call 1-800-700-INFO (4636) or email CEonVIN@vin.com, and list the course title, your full name, and your preferred method of payment (credit card, check).
For More Information on VIN's Upcoming CE Courses, check out http://www.VIN.com/CE/Catalog.htm
"This course has been approved for 4 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."
COURSE WITHDRAWAL AND REFUND POLICY: Withdrawal prior to the listed start date of a course entitles the registrant to a complete refund or a credit toward a future VIN CE course, whichever is preferred. Withdrawal within 1 week after the listed start date (i.e. including no more than one real-time session) entitles the registrant to a credit toward any future VIN CE course. (Does not apply to courses with only one real-time session.) After the first real-time session, a registrant may withdraw due to special circumstances and receive prorated credit towards a future VIN course. These requests will be handled on an individual basis. The amount of the prorated credit will be determined based on 65% of the time remaining in the course at the time of withdrawal. It is not possible to withdraw retroactively.
Note: To ensure rapid handling of your request for withdrawal, we recommend that you call the VIN office at 1-800-700-INFO.
Continual Education Division
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