Advanced Ophthalmology – Lectures (online), On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions


Date: Fri 8th Oct 2021 - Sat 9th Oct 2021
Venue: Pferdegesundheit Rhein Main
Location: near Frankfurt, Western Germany (Frankfurt Airport)
Contact Hours: 18 hrs – Lecture Series (8 hrs) & On-Location (10 hrs) (ATF Hours to be confirmed
Course Language: English (German Moderation)
Price:
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ATTENDEE TYPE LECTURES ONLY LECTURES & PRACTICAL SESSIONS
Qualified Vet -
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EUR 930.00
EUR 1030.00
2nd vet, same clinic -
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EUR 885.00
EUR 980.00
Vet & Vet Tech (L&P both) -
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EUR 1660.00
EUR 1830.00
Intern/Resident (Requires Certification from Clinic) -
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Veterinary Student -
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Early Booking Deadline: Sunday 29th August 2021
Registration Deadline: Friday 10th September 2021
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* 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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1.5-Day On-Location Portion (10 hrs):   Fri 8 – Sat 9 October 2021

Friday 3:00 – 7:30pm:  Case-Discussions, Q&A and Wine & Cheese Reception
Saturday 8:30am – 5:30pm:  Practical Sessions

 

8 hrs of Online Lectures (Live-Streamed; 260€ incl. 10% discount):  18th - 30th August

To participate in the On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions, attendees are required to have first worked through the corresponding Lecture Series (purchased as an ‘Extra’ when registering for the On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions).

 

Total Continuing Education Hours:   18 hrs

 

COVID-19 Update
We have firm plans to hold all advertised courses and events scheduled between August and December as announced on our website, provided that restrictions will have been lifted by then. We would like to reassure you that if you register for one of our upcoming courses, you will or can opt to receive a full refund if the course/event should have to be postponed or cancelled due to restrictions associated with Covid-19. We will of course continue to closely monitor developments and government advice, as well as adhering to routine social distancing and anti-viral procedures on the courses. As usual, we urge you to not make any non-refundable travel or accommodation arrangements until VetPD has confirmed in writing that the course/event will indeed take place and to have suitable travel insurance in place, should the situation / government advice suddenly change.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course was devised for equine practitioners with a good working knowledge in equine ophthalmology and provides an update on recent developments in the field.  The speaker panel consisting of 2 of the most highly respected and experienced equine ophthalmologists worldwide will be discussing the current thinking on pathophysiology of different conditions affecting the equine eye and will cover established and recently developed cutting-edge diagnostic / therapeutic techniques and medications through lectures and in particular via wetlabs.  

To participate in the On-Location Portion, attendees are required to have first taken part in the  corresponding online Lecture Series ‘Advanced Ophthalmology':

  • If you have not yet purchased the corresponding Lecture Series associated with the On-Location Portion, please purchase the Lecture Series as an ‘Extra’ during the registration process at a 10% discount .
  • If you have already purchased the Lecture Series independently of the On-Location Portion, please proceed to register without adding the Lecture Series as an ‘Extra’ during the registration process.

The speakers / instructors on this course are leaders in the field of equine rehabilitation worldwide and will be discussing the following topics interactively with the attendees:

Start Time: 6PM UK / 19:00h Paris / 20:00h Helsinki

Date Time (CET) Speaker Title Duration
18 August 19:00 – 19:55 M. de Linde Henriksen Recent Developments in Ophthalmic Diagnostics & Therapeutics Part I 50 min
  19:55 – 20:50 Richard McMullen Recent Developments in Ophthalmic Diagnostics & Therapeutics Part II 50 min
23 August 19:00 – 19:55 Richard McMullen Equine Uveitis – Understanding a Complex Disease 50 min
  19:55 – 20:50 Richard McMullen Equine Uveitis – A Rational Approach to Treatment 50 min
25 August 19:00 – 19:55 M. de Linde Henriksen Corneal Healing &Ulcer Management 50 min
  19:55 – 20:50 M. de Linde Henriksen Corneal Surgery – When, why & how? 50 min
26 August 19:00 – 19:55 M. de Linde Henriksen Non-Ulcerative & Immune Mediated Keratitis 50 min
  19:55 – 20:50 M. de Linde Henriksen Ocular Neoplasia – Optimal Approaches to Therapy 50 min
30 August 19:55 – 20:50 Richard McMullen Diagnostic Ocular Ultrasound & Digital Infrared Photography 50 min
  19:55 – 20:50 Richard McMullen The Posterior Eye & The Pre-Purchase Examination 50 min

Day 1 starts at 15:00h with 3 hours of interactive Case-Discussions, Q&A which will give attendees the unique opportunity to apply what they have learned during Lecture Series in discussion with the world-renowned specialists.  This will then be followed by the obligatory Wine & Cheese Reception allowing for attendees to socialise with colleagues and the speakers/instructors.

On the second day, 7 hours ofpractical 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: 

  • Ophthalmologic & Surgical Procedures – Attendees to choose:  Nerve blocks, lavage system placement, eyelid laceration repair (emergency situations), keratotomy, temporary tarsorrhaphy & enucleation
  • 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, coffee/tea breaks, a wine & cheese reception, lunch at a restaurant and a certificate of attendance. To participate in the On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions, attendees are required to have first taken part in the Lecture Series (purchased as an ‘Extra’ when registering for the On-Location Case-Discussions & 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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    Richard McMullen
    Dr.med.vet, Dipl.ACVO, Dipl.ECVO

    United States

    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, Dipl.ACVO, 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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    Michala de Linde Henriksen
    DVM, PhD, Dipl.ACVO

    Denmark, United States

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    Dr. de Linde Henriksen is originally from Denmark where she received her DVM degree in 2005 from University of Copenhagen. Her comparative ophthalmology residency was performed at University of Florida and her PhD in equine ophthalmology is from University of Copenhagen/University of Florida.

    Dr. Henriksen has worked as an assistant professor in comparative ophthalmology at CSU since July 2017. She came to CSU from University of Minnesota where she worked as a clinical assistant professor in comparative ophthalmology for four years (2013-2017).

    Dr. Henriksen loves mountain hiking with her French bulldog ‘Frieda’ in her spare time.

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Pferdegesundheit Rhein Main

Venue

Pferdegesundheit Rhein Main
Birkenhof 2
65795 Hattersheim


CONTACT DETAILS FOR CLINIC

Birkenhof 2
65795 Hattersheim

Telefon: 06190 – 88 796 00 
(24h erreichbar!)

E-Mail: info@tierklinik-hattersheim.de

 

DIRECTIONS

Take the A66 Frankfurt – Wiesbaden, exit Hattersheim-Süd/West (industrial area, Okriftel). Follow in the direction of Hattersheim Süd/West, across the set of lights and turn right after 100m. The clinic is signposted from here.

 

NEARBY AIRPORTS

Frankfurt Airport - approx. 11.8 km

 

NEARBY HOTELS

Gästehaus Frankfurt               

Mainzer Landstrasse 50, 65795 Hattersheim

Tel: +49 6190 934740

Email: info@messezimmer-rheinmain.de 

Website: www.messezimmer-rheinmain.de

 

1.2 km distance

 

 

Rooms from €39

 

 

Parkhotel Frankfurt Airport     

Mainzer Landstrasse 33, 65795 Hattersheim

Tel: +49 (0) 6190 89 99 0

Email info@frankfurtairport-hotel.de

1.4 km distance

Rooms from €80

Hotel am Schwimmbad                 

Staufenstraße 35, 65795 Hattersheim am Main

Tel: +49 (0)511 9 72 56 0

Email: info@hotel-am-schwimmbad.de 

Website: www.hotel-am-schwimmbad.de

1.7 km distance

Rooms from €89

 

 

Informative, interesting and close contact with patients and speakers, and plenty of tme for discusssions.

Kim de Graaf, Netherlands

Advanced Equine Ophthalmology  2019

 

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

Agnieszka Banach, Hampden Veterinary Hospital, Aylesbury, UK.

Practical Ophthalmology for Equine Practitioners course 2016

 

 

 

 
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