Advanced Equine Ophthalmology – A 2-Day Practical Course


Date: Tue 19th Feb 2019 - Wed 20th Feb 2019
Venue: Lingehoeve Diergeneeskunde Paarden
Location: near Utrecht, Netherlands (Eindhoven or Amsterdam Airport)
Accredited Hours: 15 Hours / 15 PE-Punten
Course Language: English (Dutch moderation)
Price: (net price, no tax will be added)*
ATTENDEE TYPE LECTURES ONLY LECTURES & PRACTICAL SESSIONS
Qualified Vet EUR 670.00 EUR 1195.00
2nd vet, same clinic EUR 635.00 -
BEVA Member EUR 570.00 -
Student EUR 140.00 -
Intern (Requires Certification from Clinic) EUR 335.00 -
Early Booking Deadline: Tuesday 8th January 2019
Registration Deadline: Monday 18th February 2019
Sponsors:

* VAT (= MWST/MOMS/SALES TAX) will only be added for certain UK vets attending courses abroad and for all  attendees when attending courses in the UK.

 
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Tues 19 - Wed 20 February 2019 - A 2-Day Practical Course

Please be aware that there are only a limited number of BEVA spaces available.

The registration deadline has been extended as this course is definitely taking place.


COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course was devised for equine practitioners with a good working knowledge in equine ophthalmology and provides an update on recently developed cutting-edge diagnostic/therapeutic techniques and medications. The 7 hours of wetlabs will allow attendees to hone their practical skills on live horses and specimens in true small groups under the watchful eye of 2 of the most highly respected and experienced equine ophthalmologists worldwide.

In the mornings the following topics will be covered in highly illustrated lectures and case presentations (in English):

  • Recent Developments in Ophthalmic Diagnostics & Therapeutics                 
  • Diagnostic Ocular Ultrasound
  • Corneal Healing & Ulcer Management
  • A Clinician’s Guide to Ocular Immunology & Immune Mediated Diseases
  • Corneal Surgery – When, why and how?
  • Non-Ulcerative & Immune Mediated Keratitis
  • Equine Uveitis – Understanding a Complex Disease
  • Equine Uveitis – A Rational Approach to Treatment
  • The Posterior Eye & the Prepurchase Examination
  • Ocular Neoplasia – Optimal Approaches to Therapy

In the afternoons, 7 hours 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 a relaxed atmosphere in small groups (2 – 4 attendees), all under the supervision of the specialists. Plenty of clinical cases will be available which will be examined together with the experts.  Attendees will furthermore be able to choose which diagnostic and therapeutic techniques they would like to have demonstrated and train on equine specimens: 

  • Surgical & Ophthalmologic Procedures – Nerve blocks, lavage system placement, aqueocentesis, intravitreal injections, enucleation, eyelid laceration repair, temporary tarsoraphy, corneal laceration, conjunctival grafts, corneal grafting, corneal transplants, keratectomy, suprachoroidal implant placement etc.
  • Ocular Ultrasound - live horses
  • Examination of Horses with Eye Problems – live horses
  • Pre-Purchase Examination Case Discussions

Attendees can furthermore bring challenging or undiagnosed cases to the course, which will be worked up by the attendees under the supervision of the specialists.  At the end of Day 1 a vitrectomy demonstration might be given on a clinical case. 

The course fee includes lunches at a restaurant, coffee/tea breaks, extensive electronic course notes and a certificate of attendance. On the evening of the first day all attendees are invited to attend the wine & cheese reception. 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.4;  C-E.5;  C-E.15;  C-E.16

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    Dennis Brooks
    DVM, PhD, Dipl.ACVO

    United States

    American Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology
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    Dennis E. Brooks passed the certifying examination of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 1984. Dr Brooks received a PhD in 1987 from the University Of Florida College Of Medicine. Dr Brooks has been a scientist and clinician in academia and is a Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology. He was the President of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists from 1997-1998. Dr Brooks has written over 170 academic scientific publications, 76 book chapters, received $2.3 million in research grants, and has given over 300 lectures both nationally and internationally in comparative ophthalmology. His book, Equine Ophthalmology, was published in 2002 and again in 2008. A book Small Animal Ophthalmology was published in 2011. He received the British Equine Veterinary Association’s Sir Frederick Smith Memorial Lecture and Medal Recipient in 2007, and received the Frank J. Milne State of the Art Award of the American Association of Equine Practitioners in 2010. Dr Brooks has extensive experience in amnion grafting, corneal transplantation and cataract surgeries of the horse.

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    Richard McMullen
    Dr.med.vet, MS, Dipl.ACVO, Dipl.ECVO

    Germany

    American & European Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology
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    Dr. McMullen obtained his veterinary degree from Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) in Munich, Germany in 2002, and was awarded the title of Doctor medicinae veterinariae (Dr. med. vet.) in 2005 from LMU following defense of his thesis: Equine keratitis and the possible involvement of equine adenovirus type 1 (EAdV1) and equine adenovirus type 2 (EAdV2). After completing his German Equine Ophthalmology certification in 2006, he successfully completed a residency of Comparative Veterinary Ophthalmology at North Carolina State University (NCSU, 2006-2009). From April, 2009 to November 2012 he was an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at NCSU. He is a board certified ophthalmologist in both the American and European Colleges of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO & ECVO, respectively). In January, 2013 Richard joined the Equine Clinic Munich-Riem, in Munich, Germany and has successfully established a busy exclusively equine ophthalmology service. He has maintained his affiliation with NCSU and has been an Adjunct Assistant Professor since his departure in 2012. His areas of research interest are equine intraocular lens development and refractive surgery, retinoscopy and equine vision, standing ophthalmic surgery in the horse, and digital ocular photography.

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    Silvia Stadler
    Dr.med.vet, Fachtierärztin Pferde (Austria)

    Austria, Switzerland

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    Silvia Stadler Dr.med.vet, Fachtierärztin Pferd Consultant Equine Ophthalmologist Service, EquineEye, Switzerland


    2019 ACVO board exam
    2013-2016 ACVO Residency in Ophthalmology, Vetsuisse Zurich
    2012 Fachtierärztin Pferd Austria
    2011, DoctorThesis
    2007-2013 Veterinary Surgeon working in Equine Clinic Tillysburg, Austria
    2007 Equine Internship University Vienna

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Lingehoeve Diergeneeskunde Paarden

Venue

Lingehoeve Diergeneeskunde
Veldstraat 3a
4033 AK Lienden


DIRECTIONS

From Eindhoven airport take the A2 's-Hertogenbosch/Tilburg, follow A2 and A15 to Echteld, Follow Meersteeg, Vogelenzangseweg and Provincialeweg/N320 to Veldstraat in Lienden.

From Amsterdam airport follow the A4 from Havenmeesterweg, then follow A9, A2 and A15 to Echteld, after which follow Meersteeg, Vogelenzangseweg and Provincialeweg/N320 to Veldstraat in Lienden.

 

Hotels in and near Lienden, Netherlands

 

HOTEL NAME                                     DISTANCE FROM CLINIC        APPROX PRICE IN EURO                                                              

Van Balveren Hotel ***

Voorstraat 8, 4054 MX Echteld                      7 Km                                        105

Netherlands

www.hotelvanbalveren.nl

Tel: +31 344 643 270

 

Hotel 't Paviljoen****

Grebbeweg 103-105                                       10Km                                       80

3911 AV Rhenen

Netherlands

www.paviljoen.nl

Tel: +31 317 619 003

 

De Twee Linden***

Zandstraat 100                                                  12 Km                                          90

6658 CX Beneden-Leeuwen

Netherlands

www.detweelinden.nl

Tel:  +31 487 591 234

 

B&B De Bloemenkamp

Groenejagerstraat 1,                        

         4 Km                                                      70

4032 NS Ommeren

Netherlands

Tel:  +31 344 681 118

 

Bed & Betuwe De Rijnban

56, Tielsestraat                                                                  6 Km                                                      100

4043 JT Opheusden

Netherlands

www.rijnban.nl

Tel:  +31 6 14637319

 

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Brilliant, very well organized. Amazing lectures with brilliant practical sessions.

Agnieszka Banach, Hampden Veterinary Hospital, Aylesbury, UK.

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A really friendly course with interesting, passionate and accessible teachers.

Marie Nolf, HippoDome clinic, Riom, France.

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Advanced learning in a friendly tone, and with easy to speak to lecturers.

Clemetine Le Bescond, Selarl Veterinaire Gaetan Gaullier clinic, Guenrouet, France.

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