Ultrasound-Guided Orthopaedic Injection Techniques & Therapies – Webinar Series & 1-Day of Wetlabs


Date: Tue 18th Aug 2020
Venue: Rainbow Equine Hospital
Location: near Leeds, Central UK (Leeds Bradford Airport)
Contact Hours: 15 hours
Course Language: English
Price: (net price, no tax will be added)*
ATTENDEE TYPE LECTURES ONLY LECTURES & PRACTICAL SESSIONS
Qualified Vet GBP 295.00 GBP 980.00
2nd vet, same clinic GBP 280.00 GBP 930.00
Student GBP 60.00 -
Intern (Requires Certification from Clinic) GBP 220.00 -
Vet & Vet Tech (L&P both) - GBP 1720.00
Vet L&P / Tech L-only GBP 1230.00 -
Early Booking Deadline: Wednesday 1st April 2020
Registration Deadline: Tuesday 21st July 2020
Sponsors:

* 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.

 
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Live Webinars & 1-Day of Wetlabs on Tue 18 August 2020

Webinar Series Registration:   Choose 'Lectures Only' option and you will receive webinar invitations in due course and an access code for on-demand viewing of all lecture recordings.

(Webinar schedule published below)

As a result of the current Covid-19 restrictions all lectures of this course will be given via webinars over the coming weeks.  All webinars (incl. Q&A) will be recorded and made available for on-demand viewing.  The 7-8 hours of practical sessions of both course days will be condensed to 1-day of wetlabs held at Rainbow Equine Hospital on Tuesday 18th August 2020.

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Ultrasonography has become a crucially important diagnostic imaging modality in Equine Orthopaedics and most Equine Practitioners nowadays have access to the necessary equipment.  A growing number of equine orthopaedic specialists have furthermore extended the use of ultrasonography creatively to assist with injection techniques and to facilitate minimally invasive surgery.  This practical course has been developed to provide equine and mixed animal practitioners who have experience with ultrasonography, with the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills of performing ultrasound-guided orthopaedic injections and ultrasound-assisted surgical techniques, covering all regions of the musculoskeletal apparatus of the horse.  Whole horses will be used to recreate a scenario as it might be encountered in live horses.  A review of conventional and biologic treatment modalities for orthopaedic conditions will round the course up.

The following topics will be covered in highly illustrated lectures and case presentations: 

  • How to get the most out of your ultrasound machine
  • Principles of Ultrasound-Guidance
  • Ultrasound-Guided Tendon & Ligament Injections
  • Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injections of the Limbs  (incl. hip & shoulder joints)
  • Ultrasound-Guided Bursal Injections
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injections
  • Ultrasound-Guided Back Injections
  • Lumbosacral & Sacroiliac Injection Techniques                
  • Ultrasound-Guided Surgery
  • Conventional Systemic & Intra-Articular Joint Therapies              
  • What’s the latest on Regenerative Therapies?

Open and frank discussions are encouraged during the course and the speakers will share their personal experiences with attendees, be it successes or failures. 
 
The 7 hours of practical sessions will give attendees plenty of opportunity to train the different injection techniques on whole horses and specimens and to get tips and tricks in small groups (2 – 4 attendees per ultrasound machine), under the supervision of the specialists.  Each attendee will rotate through the following practical stations:

  • Tendon & Ligament Injections                                                       
  • US-guided Upper Limb Joint Injections                                     
  • US-guided Back Injections – Interspinous & Articular Facet Joint Injections
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injections                                                                         
  • Lumbosacral & Sacroiliac Injection Techniques                
  • US-guided Navicular Bursa Injections & Surgical Techniques                                                           

The course fee includes lunches, coffee/tea breaks, extensive electronic course notes and a certificate of attendance. Attendees can choose to only attend the live streaming 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.4;  C-E.5;  C-E.6;  C-E.7;  C-E.15;  C-E.17

LECTURE LIVE-STREAMING SCHEDULE (Times are CEST)

*For instant access to the live-streams, please pay by credit card. 

Date Time Speaker Topic Duration
Tue 28th April 19:00 - 19:55 Roger Smith How to get the most out of your ultrasound machine 55 min
Tue 28th April 19:55 - 20:35 David Stack Principles of Ultrasound-Guidance 40 min
Fri 1st May 19:00 - 19:50 David Stack Ultrasound-Guided Upper Limb Joint Injections 50 min
Fri 1st May 19:50 - 20:30 David Stack Navicular Bursa Injections 40 min
Mon 4th May 19:00 - 19:45 Roger Smith Ultrasound-Guided Tendon & Ligament Injections 45 min
Mon 4th May 19:45 - 20:40 David Stack & Roger Smith Ultrasound-Guided Surgery 55 min
Tue 5th May 19:00 - 19:35 Jonathan Anderson Cervical Facet Joint Injections 35 min
Tue 5th May 19:35 - 20:10 Jonathan Anderson Ultrasound-Guided Back Injections 40 min
Tue 5th May 20:10 - 21:00 Jonathan Anderson

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Conventional Systemic & Intra-Articular Joint Therapies

50 min
Wed 6th May 19:00 - 19:55 Roger Smith What’s the latest on Regenerative Therapies? 55 min

 

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    Roger Smith
    MA, VetMB, PhD, DEO, Dipl.ECVS, MRCVS

    United Kingdom

    RCVS and European Specialist in Equine Surgery (Orthopaedics)
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    Roger is currently Professor of Equine Orthopaedics at the Royal Veterinary College, London, England. He qualified as a veterinary surgeon from Cambridge University  in 1987 and, after 2 years in practice, returned to academia to undertake further clinical training as a Resident in Equine Studies at the Royal Veterinary College. Following his residency, Roger undertook a 3-year research project culminating in the award of a PhD for his studies on the extracellular matrix of equine tendon.  Roger remained at the Royal Veterinary College, first as a Lecturer in Equine Surgery, then as Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery before his appointment to Professor in Equine Orthopaedics in December 2003. He holds the Diploma of Equine Orthopaedics from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, and is both a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons and a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Specialist in Equine Surgery. Roger currently divides his time equally between running a specialist orthopaedic service within the Royal Veterinary College and continuing to direct research into equine tendon disease. His principal research interests are understanding the pathogenesis of tendon disease, the development of a serological assay for tendonitis, and stem cell therapy for tendons in conjunction with a commercial company, VetCell, which he helped set up.

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    David Stack
    MVB, MSc, Dipl.ECVS, MRCVS

    United Kingdom

    European Specialist in Equine Surgery
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    David qualified from University College Dublin in 2003, before travelling to New York where he worked for four years in equine veterinary practice. Subsequently returning to Ireland he established his own equine ambulatory practice, focusing on imaging and treatment of equine athletes. David is a European Specialist in Equine Surgery and his main area of interest is orthopaedic surgery and lameness. He completed an equine surgery residency programme at University College Dublin before successfully passing the ECVS examination in February 2017. David moved to the UK in June 2016 where he worked for a year as the surgeon in the Western Counties Equine Hospital in Devon. Before moving to the Philip Leverhulme Equine Hosptial, David spent a year as the surgeon in Bourton Vale Equine Clinic, near Cheltenham. His most recent research involves investigating ultrasound-guided sacroiliac and cervical facet injection techniques. He has published work in the fields of joint surgery and synovial sepsis.

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    Jonathan Anderson
    BVM&S, Dipl ACVS, MRCVS

    United Kingdom

    American Specialist in Equine Surgery and Orthopaedics
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    Jonathan qualified from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh in 2000 and went on to perform an equine internship position at the San Luis Rey Equine Hospital under the mentorship of the renowned equine neurosurgeon Dr Barrie Grant. This was followed by a short spell at the Rainbow Equine Hospital as an ambulatory veterinarian prior to undertaking a one year large animal surgical fellowship at the University of Oregon Veterinary Teaching Hospital and then completing an equine surgical residency at the University of California, Davis Veterinary Hospital.  He remained at Davis as a staff surgeon and lameness specialist for a further 18 months during which time he successfully completed the examinations to become a Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.  He then moved back to the Rainbow Equine Hospital in 2009 to join the surgical and advanced imaging department. Jonathan became a director of Rainbow Equine Hospital in 2013 and has specific interest in equine orthopaedics, neurology and surgery. He has published several peer reviewed journal articles and has lectured in both the US and the UK on a range of topics relating to lameness and equine neurology. 

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Course Program

 
Rainbow Equine Hospital

Venue

Rainbow Equine Hospital
Rainbow Farm, Old Malton, Malton
North Yorkshire, YO17 6SG


CONTACT DETAILS FOR CLINIC

Phone: 01653 695743

Website: office@rainbowequinehospital.co.uk

 

DIRECTIONS

Travelling from The South:

From the A1(M) join the A64 towards York, keep on the A64 past York and continue on towards Malton. Take the second exit to Malton and Pickering. Go around the roundabout and take the exit for Malton. After 300m you will see the Wentworth Arms Pub on your right. Turn down the lane immediately after the pub signed Rainbow Equine Hospital. Follow this lane until it splits. Take the left fork past The Rainbow Equine Reproductive Services Barn and we are the next set of buildings on the right.

Travelling from North:

Turn off the A1 at Thirsk and follow the signs to Scarborough at the A170. Go up Sutton Bank and after a further 5 miles turn right signposted Malton. Proceed through Hovingham to Malton and at the traffic lights in Malton turn left signposted Pickering. Follow this road through Old Malton until you see the the Wentworth arms pub on your left. Turn left down the lane immediately before the pub signed Rainbow Equine Hospital. Follow this lane until it splits. Take the left fork past The Rainbow Equine Reproductive Services Barn and we are the next set of buildings on the right.

 

NEARBY AIRPORTS

1.         Durham Tees Valley Airport (36.2 miles / 58.2 kilometers)

2.         Leeds Bradford Airport (39.7 miles / 63.9 kilometers)

3.         Humberside Airport (43.0 miles / 69.2 kilometers)

4.         Doncaster Sheffield Airport (46.6 miles / 74.9 kilometers)

 

NEARBY HOTELS

The Mount Hotel

56 Yorkersgate,

Malton

YO17 7AB

Phone: +44 (0) 1653 695476

Website: https://www.themounthotelmalton.co.uk

 

1.1 Km distance

 

 

Rooms from £120 

 

 

 

The Old Lodge

Old Maltongate

Malton

YO17 7EG

Phone: +44 (0)1653 690570

Website: https://www.theoldlodgemalton.co.uk

 

1.2 Km distance

Rooms from £78

 

Suddabys – The Crown Hotel (B&B)

12 Wheelgate

Malton

YO17 7HP

Phone: +44 (0) 1653 692038

Website: https://www.suddabys.co.uk/hotel/

 

 

1.6 km distance

Rooms from £89

The George Hotel

19 Yorkersgate

Malton

YO17 7AA

Phone: +44 (0)1653 692884

Website: https://website--733688150271801630273-hotel.business.site/

 

1.6 Km distance

Rooms from £50

 

“Good speakers with a lot of experience, open to share good & bad experiences.”

Juan F. Perez - Orthopaedic Therapies course, Italy

“Outstanding course with excellent imaging and even better instruction.”

Jon Stanek, Performance Equine Clinic, Pennsylvania, USA - Ultrasound-Guided Orthopedic Injection Techniques & Therapies course

“Good practical, real-world information that could not be obtained in other ways.”

Charmian Wright, Mountain Horse Medical Services, Utah, USA - Advances in Equine Orthopedic Therapies course

 

 

 
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