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


Date: Fri 4th Nov 2022 - Sat 5th Nov 2022
Venue: Germany - exact location to be confirmed
Contact Hours: 18 hrs – Lecture Series (8 hrs, online) & On-Location (10 hrs); ATF wird beantragt
Course Language: English (German Moderation)
Price:
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ATTENDEE TYPE LECTURES ONLY LECTURES & PRACTICAL SESSIONS
Qualified Vet -
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EUR 1090.00
EUR 1195.00
2nd vet, same clinic -
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EUR 1035.00
EUR 1135.00
Vet & Vet Tech (L&P both) -
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EUR 1940.00
EUR 2140.00
Intern/Resident (Requires Certification from Clinic) -
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EUR 595.00
EUR 595.00
Veterinary Student -
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EUR 220.00
EUR 240.00
Early Booking Deadline: Sunday 25th September 2022
Registration Deadline: Friday 7th October 2022
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1.5-Day On-Location Portion (10 hrs, worth 930€):   Fri 4 – Sat 5 November 2022

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
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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 at a restaurant 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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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 – A 2-Day Interactive & Practical Course - May 2018

 

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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