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Abdominal, Thoracic & Soft Tissue Ultrasound – A 1 ½-Day Practical Course

Fri, 09 February, 2024 - Sat, 10 February, 2024

Species

Equine

Venue

Bjerke Dyrehospital, Oslo

Contact Hours

15 hours

Early Booking Deadline

Sun, 24 December, 2023

Registration Deadline

Wed, 07 February, 2024

Language

English

Sponsors
Discipline

Diagnostic Imaging

Emergency & Critical Care

Internal Medicine – Endocrinology, Haematology, Infectious Diseases, Parasitology & Oncology

Neonatology

Industry Partners

Global
Europe

Veterinary Partners

Global
Europe

The registration deadline has been extended as this course will definitely take place!

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This 1 ½-day practical course is suitable for veterinarians from mixed and equine practice who are keen to develop and update their knowledge and especially their practical skills on medical ultrasound of the following anatomic region: Abdomen – GI & non-GI organs (percutaneously & transrectally), thorax, eye, jugular vein etc..  The use of ultrasound for pleural drainage, for collecting biopsy samples and when working up foals will also be discussed.

The panel of internationally renowned speakers/instructors has a wealth of experience with medical ultrasound and will share common diagnostic pitfalls, erroneous image interpretations, practical tips and pearls of wisdom open and honestly with the attendees.
In the mornings the following topics will be covered in well-illustrated lectures and case presentations:

  • Gastrointestinal Ultrasound incl. fast localised exam in horses with colic
  • Ultrasound of non-GI Abdominal Organs
  • Ultrasound-guided Biopsy Techniques
  • Non-Cardiac Thoracic Ultrasound (incl. Pleural Drainage)
  • Ocular Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Exam of the Foal
  • Miscellaneous Medical Ultrasound – Thrombophlebitis, choke, transrectal ultrasound etc.

In the afternoonshours of practical sessions will give attendees plenty of opportunity to put theory into practice on live horses and equine specimens and to ask questions in small groups (2 – 4 attendees / ultrasound machine), all under the supervision of specialists. The following practical sessions will be covered during the course:

  • Fast localised abdominal ultrasound in horses with colic
  • Ocular Ultrasound
  • The complete Abdominal Ultrasound Exam & Biopsy Techniques
  • Thoracic Ultrasound
  • Soft Tissue & Head/Neck Ultrasound

    
The course fee includes lunch at a restaurant, coffee/tea breaks, extensive electronic course notes and a certificate of attendance. Attendees can choose to only attend the lectures (= Lectures Only) on this course or can register for the entire course (= Lectures & Practical Sessions).  Early course registration is recommended as there are only a limited number of places available due to the highly practical nature of this course. 

This course is suitable for RCVS Modules:          B-EP.3;  C-E.1;  C-E.2;  C-E.3;  C-E.4;  C-E.11; C-E.15; C-E.16;  C-E.17

Gunther van Loon graduated from Ghent University, Belgium, in 1992 and has worked at the Ghent University, Department of Large Animal Internal Medicine, ever since. In 2001 he finished his PhD on “Atrial pacing and experimental atrial fibrillation in equines”. In 2004 he became Diplomate of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine and in 2011 Associate Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. He is now Professor in Large Animal Internal Medicine at Ghent University and his major interests are cardiology (arrhythmias, electrophysiology, cardiac pacing, echocardiography, TDI, 2D ST), and thoracic and abdominal ultrasound. Areas of research include 2D Speckle Tracking, Tissue Doppler Imaging, cardiac biomarkers, assessment of arterial wall stiffness and great vessel pathology, atrial fibrillation. Gunther has published mainly in the field of equine internal medicine and cardiology and lectures regularly at national and international courses and conferences. 

Victoria graduated from the Cambridge University in 2006 and then spent three years working as an equine ambulatory vet in a large practice in the Cotswolds. She joined the medicine referral service at Liphook Equine Hospital in March 2009 as a European College of Equine Internal Medicine resident. Victoria obtained her RCVS Equine Internal Medicine certificate in June 2011. She became a European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine in February 2013 and is now part of the medicine referral team at Liphook Equine Hospital. Victoria's research interests include Cushing’s disease, equine metabolic syndrome and liver disease and she is an official veterinary surgeon for the Cria Caballar de Espana (Spanish Stud Book).

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Venue

Refstadveien 1, 0589 Oslo

Travelling by car – Please consult the maps below:
http://kart.gulesider.no/m/IoCuo

Travelling by Public Transport

From Gardermoen Airport:

Take the train to Oslo Sentralstasjon (main train station) and then take bus # 31 from Jernbanetorget (large square in front of the train station) to Bjerke.  The journy takes 45 – 50  minutes.

Alternatively, take bus Flybussekspressen, followed by bus F1 towards Majorstuen and exit at Bjerke bus stop.  The journy takes 45 minutes.

From Torp Airport:

Take the Torpekspressen bus to the main bus terminal in the centre of Oslo.  From the bus terminal walk to Jernbanetorget (large square in front of the train station) and take the # 31 bus to Bjerke.  

From Oslo Sentralstation

Take Bus # 31 from Jernbanetorget (large square in front of the train station) and exit at Bjerke.  

Please consult the following website to plan your journey by public transports (including airport shuttles) from anywhere within Norway:   www.trafikanten.no

Qualified Vet

Lectures & Practical Sessions Booked

USD 1036.49

Lectures Only

USD 518.25

2nd vet, same clinic

Lectures & Practical Sessions Booked

USD 983.71

Lectures Only

USD 494.25

Vet & Vet. Nurse / Vet. Technician

Lectures & Practical Sessions Booked

USD 1871.45

Vet Nurse/Vet Tech (Requires proof of status)

Lectures Only

USD 1449.17

Intern/Resident (Requires proof of status)

Lectures Only

USD 259.12

Veterinary Student (Requires proof of status)

Lectures Only

USD 105.57

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