|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)|
|Early Booking Deadline:||Sunday 29th August 2021|
|Registration Deadline:||Friday 10th September 2021|
* 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.
Friday 3:00 – 7:30pm: Case-Discussions, Q&A and Wine & Cheese Reception
Saturday 8:30am – 5:30pm: Practical Sessions
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).
|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.|
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':
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
|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:
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
American & European Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology
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.Full details
Austria, SwitzerlandMore Info
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
2007-2013 Veterinary Surgeon working in Equine Clinic Tillysburg, Austria
2007 Equine Internship University Vienna
Denmark, United StatesMore Info
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.Full details
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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.
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