Equine Joint Ultrasound – Lectures (online), On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions


Date: Fri 18th Jun 2021 - Sat 19th Jun 2021
Venue: Lingehoeve Diergeneeskunde Paarden
Location: near Utrecht, Netherlands (Eindhoven or Amsterdam Airport)
Contact Hours: 19 hrs – Lecture Series (9 hrs) & On-Location (10 hrs)
Course Language: English (Dutch moderation)
Price:
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ATTENDEE TYPE LECTURES ONLY LECTURES & PRACTICAL SESSIONS
Qualified Vet - EUR 840.00
2nd vet, same clinic - EUR 800.00
Vet & Vet Tech (L&P both) - EUR 1465.00
Intern/Resident (Requires Certification from Clinic) - -
Veterinary Student - -
Early Booking Deadline: Sunday 9th May 2021
Registration Deadline: Friday 18th June 2021
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The registration deadline has been extended as this course is confirmed to take place

 

9 hrs of Online Lectures (on-demand; 290€ incl. 10% discount)At your leisure

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).

 

1.5-Day On-Location Portion (10 hrs):   Fri 18 – Sat 19 June 2021

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

 

Total Continuing Education Hours:   19 hrs

 

COVID-19 Update
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COURSE DESCRIPTION

This practical course was designed to provide veterinarians from mixed or equine practice with the theoretical and especially the practical skills to competently examine every joint of the equine front- and hindlimb ultrasonographically.  A panel of international experts who have dedicated a significant proportion of their careers to musculoskeletal ultrasonography are involved with this course.  In the morning of the second day, the focus will be on ultrasonography of the frontlimb and in the afternoon on the hindlimb.

To participate in the On-Location Portion, attendees are required to have first taken part in the  corresponding online Lecture Series ‘Equine Joint Ultrasound & Joint Therapies’:

  • 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 online Lecture Series addresses the following hot topics via well-illustrated, case-discussions providing a platform for the panel of speakers to share pitfalls, erroneous clinical conclusions and useful tips and tricks:

  • How to get the most out of your ultrasound machine
  • Ultrasonographic anatomy and conditions of the Foot & Pastern
  • Fetlock & Digital Flexor Tendon Sheath
  • Carpus & Carpal Sheath
  • Elbow & Shoulder Joint
  • Tarsus, Tarsal Bursae & Sheath
  • Stifle Joint
  • Hip Joint & Pelvis
  • Conventional systemic & intra-articular Joint Therapies
  • Regenerative systemic & intra-articular Joint Therapies

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 of small group sessions (2 – 4 attendees / ultrasound machine) will give attendees plenty of opportunity to put theory into practice on live horses under the supervision of the specialists.  There will furthermore be plenty of time for discussions and each attendee will rotate through the following practical stations:

  • Coffin, Pastern & Fetlock Joints
  • Carpus & Carpal Sheath
  • Digital Flexor Tendon Sheath & Shoulder Joint
  • Tarsus, Tarsal Bursae & Sheath
  • Stifle Joint
  • Correlative NeedleView Arthroscopy – Attendees to choose Joints

The course fee includes, coffee/tea breaks, a wine & cheese reception, lunch 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.6;  C-E.7;  C-E.15;  C-EP.17

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    Roger Smith
    MA, VetMB, PhD, DEO, FHEA, Dipl.ECVSMR, Dipl.ECVS, FRCVS

    United Kingdom

    RCVS & European Specialist in Equine Surgery (Orthopaedics), European Specialist in Veterinary Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
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    Roger Smith is Professor of Equine Orthopaedics at the Royal Veterinary College, London, UK. He qualified as a veterinary surgeon from Cambridge University (UK) in 1987, having obtained a First for his undergraduate degree and a Cambridge Blue at swimming. After 2 years in practice, he returned to academia to undertake further clinical training as a Resident in Equine Studies at the Royal Veterinary College. Following his residency, he undertook a 3 year research project culminating in the award of a PhD for his studies on the extracellular matrix of equine tendon.

    He remained at the Royal Veterinary College, first as a Lecturer in Equine Surgery, then as Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery before his appointment as Professor in Equine Orthopaedics in December 2003.

    He holds the Diploma of Equine Orthopaedics from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and is a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Specialist in Equine Surgery. He is a Diplomate of the European Colleges of Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, and is also a Large Animal Associate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging.

    In 2016, he was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for meritorious contribution to knowledge and was elected to president of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in July 2017.

    He divides his time between running a specialist orthopaedic referral service within the Royal Veterinary College, where he is involved in lameness diagnostics, imaging and orthopaedic surgery, and continuing to direct research into equine tendon disease. His principal research interests are understanding the pathogenesis of tendon disease, diagnostics for tendon and ligament disease, and stem cell therapy for tendons in both horses and humans.

    He is married to a medical doctor and has two sons.

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    Henk van der Veen
    DVM, Cert.ISELP

    The Netherlands

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    Henk graduated from Utrecht University, The Netherlands, in 1988. He spent the six years that followed working in two equine clinics in the north and southwest of The Netherlands. In 1994, Henk joined Lingehoeve Diergeneeskunde equine referral hospital in the heart of the Netherlands as equine veterinarian in the ambulatory practice. Since 2000, he has specialised in orthopaedics including lameness exams, pre-purchase exams and diagnostic imaging (radiology, ultrasound, scintygraphy and contrast CT). Henk gained his ISELP certification in 2008.

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    Carolin Gerdes
    VetMed(Hanover)

    Germany

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    Carolin qualified as a veterinary surgeon in 2007 from the University Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover in Germany. Before moving to the UK, she worked in a busy sports horse practice in Bremen, Germany. In 2008 Carolin joined the team at Rossdales Equine Hospital in Newmarket, UK. After completing the diagnostic imaging internship in 2009 she stayed on as an orthopaedic assistant. Until May 2018, she was working as a senior clinician at Rossdales Diagnostic Centre seeing referral cases from a wide variety of disciplines. Carolin is now heading up the orthopaedics department at the Tierklinik Hochmoor in Gescher-Hochmoor, Germany. Carolin has been invited to speak at a number of national and international meetings. Her special interests are orthopaedics, diagnostic imaging (particularly ultrasonography) and poor performance investigations. 

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    Myra Barrett
    DVM, MS, BA, Dipl.ACVR

    United States

    American Specialist in Veterinary Radiology
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    Dr. Barrett is an associate professor of equine diagnostic imaging Colorado State University. Dr. Barrett's primary research and clinical interests are equine musculoskeletal imaging and comparative imaging, and she works closely with the equine surgery and sports medicine services. She is a founding partner of Inside information Radiology, a dedicated equine teleradiology service. She routinely speaks at equine veterinary meetings and is regularly involved in continuing education courses, including courses that draw an international audience. Dr. Barrett is dedicated to the advancement of the specialty of equine diagnostic imaging and is currently the president of an AVMA newly recognized subspecialty – ACVR-Equine Diagnostic Imaging. Outside of work, she enjoys biking, skiing, riding horses, and spending time with her family. 

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Course Program

 
Lingehoeve Diergeneeskunde Paarden

Venue

Lingehoeve Diergeneeskunde
Veldstraat 3a
4033 AK Lienden


CONTACT DETAILS FOR CLINIC

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.

 

NEARBY HOTELS

Van Balveren Hotel ***

Voorstraat 8, 4054 MX Echteld   

Netherlands

www.hotelvanbalveren.nl

Tel: +31 344 643 270

 

7.0 km distance

 

 

Rooms from 105

 

 

Hotel 't Paviljoen****

Grebbeweg 103-105  

3911 AV Rhenen

Netherlands

www.paviljoen.nl

Tel: +31 317 619 003

10 km distance

Rooms from 80

De Twee Linden***

Zandstraat 100 

6658 CX Beneden-Leeuwen

Netherlands

www.detweelinden.nl

Tel:  +31 487 591 234

12 km distance

Rooms from 90

This course was a great experience like every other VetPD course I have participated. I'm always coming back home so inspired and motivated to learn more and more! Thank you for amazing, warm atmosphere.

K Bojarowicz

Abdominal, Thoracic & Soft Tissue Ultrasound , Poland 2019

 

 
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