Internal Medicine Challenges for Advanced Practitioners – Lectures (online), On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions


Date: Fri 26th Nov 2021 - Sat 27th Nov 2021
Venue: Oakham Veterinary Hospital
Location: near Birmingham, UK (Birmingham or Heathrow Airport)
Contact Hours: 18 hrs – Lecture Series (8 hrs, online) & On-Location (10 hrs)
Course Language: English
Price:
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ATTENDEE TYPE LECTURES ONLY LECTURES & PRACTICAL SESSIONS
Qualified Vet -
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GBP 890.00
GBP 980.00
2nd vet, same clinic -
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GBP 845.00
GBP 930.00
Vet & Vet Tech (L&P both) -
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GBP 1560.00
GBP 1720.00
Intern/Resident (Requires Certification from Clinic) -
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GBP 490.00
GBP 490.00
Veterinary Student -
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GBP 180.00
GBP 195.00
Early Booking Deadline: Friday 29th October 2021
Registration Deadline: Friday 29th October 2021
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1.5-Day On-Location Portion (10 hrs, worth £740):   Fri 26 – Sat 27 November 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 (on-demand, worth £280)At your leisure

Attendees are expected to have worked through this Lecture Series before coming to the on-location portion of the course. Contact us if you have previously purchased this webinar series.

 

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 designed for equine practitioners with a good working knowledge in internal medicine and covers challenging conditions and new developments in the field.

To participate in the On-Location Portion, attendees are required to have first worked through the  corresponding online Lecture Series 'Internal Medicine Challenges for Advanced Practitioners':

  • If you have already purchased the Lecture Series independently of the On-Location Portion, please contact the office on office@vetpd.com for a voucher code to reduce the price accordingly.

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:

  • Pleural & Pericardial Diseases
  • Hepatic Diseases
  • Non-healing Corneal Ulcers
  • Ultrasonography of the Foal
  • Common Cardiac Conditions
  • Investigation of the Thin Horse
  • Urinary Tract Disorders
  • Vascular Ultrasound – New Developments and Tips & Tricks

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 practical sessions will give attendees plenty of opportunity to put theory into practice on live horses and cadaver specimens and to ask questions in small groups (2 – 4 attendees / ultrasound machine), all under the supervision of specialists. Each attendee will rotate through the following practical sessions:

  • Abdominal Ultrasound & Liver/Renal Biopsy Techniques
  • Endocrine Case-Based Discussions
  • Ultrasound-guided Spinal Fluid Collection
  • Arrhythmia Case-based Discussions
  • Respiratory Endoscopy incl. BAL, Tracheal & Guttural Pouch Washes, PET Block etc.
  • Ophthalmologic Procedures & Ultrasound – Nerve blocks, lavage system placement, keratotomy, aqueocentesis etc.

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 worked through the Lecture Series (included in the price). 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.1;  C-E.2;  C-E.3;  C-E.4;  C-E.15; C-E.16

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    Andy Durham
    BSc, BVSc, CertEP, DEIM, Dipl.ECEIM, MRCVS

    United Kingdom

    RCVS & European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
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    Andy graduated from Bristol in 1988 and after two years in mixed practice started in ambulatory equine practice in the Midlands. He gained the RCVS CertEP in 1993 before moving to Liphook Equine Hospital in 1994, becoming a partner in 2001. This was followed by the RCVS diploma in equine internal medicine in 2003 and European diploma in equine internal medicine in 2004. Andy has continued to perform a little first opinion ambulatory work although he now mainly works in the new hospital at Liphook with medical in-patients and the diagnostic laboratory. He has recently been appointed as visiting professor at the University of Surrey, Guildford and is involved in the development of a new veterinary school there. Andy’s main professional interests are in endocrine disease, liver disease, dermatology, infectious diseases and most other aspects of internal medicine.

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    Gunther van Loon
    DVM, PhD, Dipl.ECEIM, Assoc.Member ECVDI

    Belgium

    European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
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    Gunther van Loon graduated from Ghent University, Belgium, in 1992 and has worked at the Ghent University, Department of Large Animal Internal Medicine, ever since. In 2001 he finished his PhD on “Atrial pacing and experimental atrial fibrillation in equines”. In 2004 he became Diplomate of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine and in 2011 Associate Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. He is now Professor in Large Animal Internal Medicine at Ghent University and his major interests are cardiology (arrhythmias, electrophysiology, cardiac pacing, echocardiography, TDI, 2D ST), and thoracic and abdominal ultrasound. Areas of research include 2D Speckle Tracking, Tissue Doppler Imaging, cardiac biomarkers, assessment of arterial wall stiffness and great vessel pathology, atrial fibrillation. Gunther has published mainly in the field of equine internal medicine and cardiology and lectures regularly at national and international courses and conferences. 

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    Vikki Scott
    BVetMed, MSc, Dipl.ACVIM, MRCVS

    United Kingdom

    American & RCVS Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
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    Vikki graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2006 and remained with the RVC for 6 months working in the basic sciences department as an anatomy demonstrator, before undertaking a neonatal intensive care fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center. In 2007, she returned to the UK and completed a rotating internship at Rossdale and Partners in Newmarket. She remained with Rossdales as a studfarm veterinarian for two further breeding seasons and also completed a southern hemisphere season in the Hunter Valley, Australia. In 2010, Vikki undertook a residency in equine internal medicine at The Ohio State University, while simultaneously obtaining a Master’s degree. She became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2014 and is an RCVS recognised specialist in equine internal medicine. Vikki moved back to the UK and took up the position of  internal medicine clinician and associate lecturer at the University of Cambridge from 2013-2019.

    She is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Glasgow researching gastric disease and the gastric microbiome in horses in training, alongside part time clinical work. Vikki’s professional interests include gastrointestinal disease, neonatology and neurology.

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Course Program

 
Oakham Veterinary Hospital

Venue

Oakham Veterinary Hospital
Ashwell Road
Oakham
Rutland. LE15 7QH


CONTACT DETAILS FOR CLINIC

Oakham Veterinary Hospital

Ashwell Road
Oakham
Rutland. LE15 7QH

United Kingdom

Phone:                01572 722647

Fax:                      01572 722936

E-Mail:                 info@oakhamvethospital.co.uk

 

DIRECTIONS

From Birmingham International Airport
Take B4438 to A446, Take M6, M69, Leicester Western Bypass/A46, A607 and A606 to Ashwell Rd in Oakham, At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Ashwell Rd and soon the hospital will be on your right.   

From London Luton Airport
Get on M1 in Central Bedfordshire from New Airport Way/A1081, Follow M1. Take exit 13 from M1, Follow A421 to Great N Rd/A1 in Bedford, Follow A1, A1(M) and A1 to Empingham Rd/A606 in Stamford. Take the A606 exit from A1, Follow A606 to Ashwell Rd and soon the hospital will be on your right.  

From Heathrow International Airport
Drive along Widgeon Rd and Wayfarer Rd, follow M25 and M1 to Central Bedfordshire. Take exit 13 from M1, Follow A421 and A1 to A1(M) in Alconbury, Continue onto A1(M) (signs for The North/Peterborough), Follow A1 and A606 to Ashwell Rd in Rutland and soon the hospital will be on your right.  

From Heathrow International Airport
Drive along Widgeon Rd and Wayfarer Rd, follow M25 and M1 to Central Bedfordshire. Take exit 13 from M1, Follow A421 and A1 to A1(M) in Alconbury, Continue onto A1(M) (signs for The North/Peterborough), Follow A1 and A606 to Ashwell Rd in Rutland and soon the hospital will be on your right.  

 

Travelling by car: 

From the North via A1: Follow M1 to Aston. Take exit 31 from M1, Get on Worksop Rd/A1 in Nottinghamshire from A57, Follow A1 to B668 in Rutland. Take the B668 exit from A1, Continue on B668. Drive to Ashwell Rd and the hospital will be on your left.  

From the South via A1: Head south-west towards Stuart St/A505, take A6, A421, A1, A1(M) and A606 to Ashwell Rd in Oakham and the hospital will be on your right 

 

NEARBY AIRPORTS

Birmingham International Airport - approx. 100 km

London Luton Airport - approx. 133 km

Heathrow International Airport - approx. 182 km

 

NEARBY HOTELS

 

Brook Whipper-In Hotel***    
The Market Place, Oakham  LE15 6DT UK
Tel: +44 01572 756971 
 

 

2 Km distance Prices from £86

The Admiral Hornblower**           
High Street, Oakham  LE15 6AS  UK
Tel: +44 01572 723004

Email: info@hornblowerhotel.co.uk

 

2 Km distance Prices from £75

Wisteria Hotel***
4 Catmose Street, Oakham  LE15 6HW  UK
Tel: +44 01572 722844
Email: enquiries@wisteriahotel.co.uk

 

2 Km distance Prices from £80

Finch's Arms****  
Oakham Road, Hambleton, Oakham  LE15 8TL  UK
Tel: +44 01572 756575
Email: info@finchsarms.co.uk

 

5 Km distance Prices from £90

“A course for advanced practitioners in medicine - the practical sessions were very useful to have the tips of our speakers. I had a great time!”

Marie Desfarges, Germany - Internal Medicine Challenges for Advanced Practitioners course

“Lectures were easy to understand and practical lessons were really helpful in putting the theory to practice. It’s much easier to practice with specimens and with a specialists watching over - really good!”

Anna Lehto, AitoVet, Finland

“Interaction and practical wetlabs were fantastic. Relaxed attitude of speakers - practical discussions were priceless.”

Duncan Prinsloo

 
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