Advanced Neonatology in Referral Practice – Lectures & Small-Group Case-Discussions

Sat, 27 January, 2024 - Sun, 28 January, 2024



Contact Hours

15 ATF Stunden

Early Booking Deadline

Sun, 10 December, 2023

Registration Deadline

Wed, 24 January, 2024


Englisch (mit deutscher Moderation)


Diagnostic Imaging

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


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


This course is aimed at equine practitioners who have attended the VetPD course on Neonatology in 1st Opinion Practice or vets with a good working knowledge in equine neonatology.  The lectures and case-based interactive discussions focus on advanced foal care of the critically ill foal requiring a hospital setting.

The world-renowned panel of foal care experts consisting of Professor Pam Wilkins (Univ. of Illinois, USA), Emily Floyd (Rossdales Equine Hospital, Newmarket, UK) and Victoria South (University of Cambridge, UK) will share their wealth of experience through the following highly-illustrated interactive lectures (in English, with German moderation):

  • The Cardiorespiratory Transition
  • Advanced Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • The Renal Transition
  • The Neuroendocrine Transition
  • CNS Problems of the Foal – Focus on Seizure Control
  • The Neonatal Immune System  
  • Recognition & Management of Shock    
  • Advanced Concepts in Sepsis Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Ins & Outs of Fluid Therapy       
  • Advanced Respiratory Therapy 
  • Enteral & Parenteral Nutrition  

The 4 hours of case-based discussions in small groups will allow attendees to further develop their decision-making skills under the supervision of the world-renowned specialists.  Each attendee will be rotating through the following stations:

  • Foal-Side Quick Assessment Tests Lab   
  • Use & Troubleshooting of Fluid Pumps
  • Fluid & Medication Rate Calculations
  • Advanced Imaging of the Foal

The course fee includes lunches at a restaurant, coffee/tea breaks, a wine & cheese reception, extensive electronic course notes and a certificate of attendance.



This course is suitable for RCVS Modules:          B-EP.3, C-E.1, C-E.2, C-E.3, C-E.4, C-E.5, C-E.6, C-E.7, C-E.11, C-E.15, C-E.16, C-E.17, C-VDI.5          

Emily qualified from the University of Bristol, England in 2003 and went on to work in mixed practice for 18 months. She then undertook an internship at the Liphook Equine Hospital in Hampshire before moving to California to undertake a residency in large animal internal medicine at the University of California, Davis. Emily became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2006. Following this, she moved back to the UK and began working as a medicine clinician at Rossdales Equine Hospital in Newmarket. Her main interests are in neonatology and she is the primary clinician in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. She also carries out a variety of referral and first opinion medicine work. Emily has published a number of clinical articles in peer-reviewed veterinary journals and lectures regularly at courses/conferences on equine medicine.

Pam is a 1986 graduate of Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Between 1986 and 1989 she served as the originator and clinician for the equine neonatal intensive unit at Cornell, completing a Master’s degree in equine medicine and surgery simultaneously. Pam was in private practice from 1989 until 1991, when she began residency training in large animal internal medicine at New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania. Between 1993 and 1998, Pam completed a PhD in cardiorespiratory physiology at Cornell University. She joined the faculty at New Bolton Center in 1998 where she remained until accepting her current position at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana in 2008.

Pam is board certified in the specialties of Large Animal Internal Medicine and Emergency and Critical Care and has lectured extensively throughout the US and Europe. She has authored or co-authored over 370 research manuscripts, abstracts, proceedings, book chapters and invited manuscripts and participated in the training of 70 interns, residents and graduate students. Pam's particular areas of interest are perinatology, neonatology, critical care, emergency medicine, cardiorespiratory physiology and models of markers of disease severity.

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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Pferdeklinik am Kirchberg GmbH
Piesenkamer Str. 18
83607 Großhartpenning

Phone:           +49 (0)8024 47714-0
E-Mail:            office@pferdeklinik-am-kirchberg.de 

Website:         https://www.pferdeklinik-am-kirchberg.de/





Munich airport is a 1 hour drive from the clinic (40 minutes if traffic allows).

There is public transport to the village of Holzkirchen. From the airport take the S1 towards München-Feldmoching. After 6 stops at Münichen Ost  change into S3 to Holzkirchen (4 stops). From there it is a short taxi ride.



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Distance from Clinic 650m Rooms from €110

Hotel Konrad Pötzel Holzkirchen***                
Rosenheimerstr. 16-18
83607 Holzkirchen
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Dietramszeller Str. 9
83623 Linden
Telefon: +49 8027 585

Distance from Clinic 16.6km Rooms from €64

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Bahnhofstraße 13
82054 Sauerlach
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Distance from Clinic 17.1km Rooms from €89

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