|Date:||Sat 31st Oct 2020|
|Location:||near Hannover, Northern Germany (Hannover or Bremen Airport)|
|Contact Hours:||15 ATF Hours (8 hours of webinars)|
|Course Language:||English (German Moderation)|
|Price: (net price, no tax will be added)*||
|Early Booking Deadline:||Sunday 20th September 2020|
|Registration Deadline:||Friday 2nd October 2020|
* 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.
This practical course was designed for equine practitioners with a good working knowledge in internal medicine and covers challenging conditions and new developments in the field. Each of the following hot topics will be addressed via well-illustrated, interactive case-discussions providing a platform for the panel of speakers to share pitfalls, erroneous clinical conclusions and useful tips and tricks:
The 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:
The course fee includes lunch at a restaurant, coffee/tea breaks, extensive electronic course notes and a certificate of attendance. Attendees can choose to only view the recordings of the lectures (= Lectures Only/Live-Stream) on this course or can register for the entire course (= Lectures & Practical Sessions). Early course registration is recommended as there are only a limited number of places available.
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
LECTURE LIVE-STREAMING SCHEDULE
The live-streams have taken place and the webinars are now available as on-demand recordings.
Webinar Series Registration: Once you have registered and upon payment, you will receive the link to access the on-demand recording for a period of 8 weeks. The registration fee includes extensive electronic course notes. If you wish to receive a Certificate of Attendance after having viewed the webinar, please get in touch with us and we will send it to you electronically. After having taken and passed a multiple-choice question quiz, an additional certificate can be provided which confirms that the quiz was successfully completed. This certificate may then be used to request accreditation points from your local governing body / Veterinary Medical Association.
RCVS & European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
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.Full details
European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
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.Full details
American & RCVS Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
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.Full details
Burgwedeler Straße 71a
30916 Isernhagen HB
By car from the North:
Take the motorway A7 until exit Großburgwedel / Isernhagen HB. Turn right towards Isernhagen HB, the clinic is after 4.5 km on the right side: Burgwedeler Str. 71 a; (Opposite the Gardencenter 'Florus')
By car from the South:
Take the motorway A7 until exit Großburgwedel / Isernhagen HB. You can see IKEA in front of you. Turn left towards Isernhagen HB, the clinic is after 4.6 km on the right side: Burgwedeler Str. 71 a; (Opposite the Gardencenter 'Florus').
By car from the West:
Driving on the A2 take the A352 towards Hamburg, exit airport towards Langenhagen - Pferderennbahn. You will first get to Isernhagen NB. At the T-junction lturn left towards Burgwedel/Isernhagen HB. The clinic is after 2 km on the left side: Burgwedeler Str. 71 a; (Opposite the Gardencenter 'Florus').
Distance from Hannover Airport: approx. 8.5 km
Distance from Bremen Airport: approx. 112 km
Hotel Auszeit *** in Isernhagen
Burgwedeler Str. 151, 30916 Isernhagen.
Tel: +49 (0)511 9 72 56 0.
Fax: +49 (0)511 9 72 56 46.
1.5 km distance
Rooms from 85€
Sportparkhotel Isernhagen **
Dieselstrasse 3a, 30916 Isernhagen NB.
Tel: +49 (0)511 9 72 84 0.
2 km distance
Rooms from 48€
Kokenhof ****in Burgwedel
Isernhägener Straße 3, 30938 Großburgwedel.
Tel: +49 (0) 5139 803- 0
5 km distance
Rooms from 93€
“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.”