Ultrasound-Guided Orthopaedic Injection Techniques & Therapies – A 2-Day Practical Course


Date: Fri 26th Nov 2021 - Sat 27th Nov 2021
Venue: Equi Vet Serwis
Location: near Poznań, Western Poland (Poznań, Wrocław or Warsaw Chopin Airport)
Contact Hours: 15 hours
Course Language: English with Professional Polish Translation
Price:
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ATTENDEE TYPE LECTURES ONLY LECTURES & PRACTICAL SESSIONS
Qualified Vet PLN 1500.00
PLN 1800.00
PLN 2950.00
PLN 3500.00
2nd vet, same clinic PLN 1430.00
PLN 1700.00
PLN 2800.00
PLN 3300.00
Veterinary Student PLN 300.00
PLN 360.00
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Intern/Resident (Requires Certification from Clinic) PLN 900.00
PLN 900.00
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Vet & Vet Tech (L&P both) -
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PLN 4900.00
PLN 5900.00
Vet L&P / Tech L-only PLN 4300.00
PLN 5200.00
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Early Booking Deadline: Sunday 17th October 2021
Registration Deadline: Friday 29th October 2021
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Fri 26 - Sat 27 November 2021 - A 2-Day Practical Course

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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 2-day 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.

In the mornings 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. 
 
Between both afternoons, 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 lectures (= Lectures Only) on this course or can register for the entire course (= Lectures & Practical Sessions).  On the evening of the first day all attendees are invited to attend the wine & cheese reception. 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

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

    United Kingdom

    RCVS and European Specialist in Equine Surgery (Orthopaedics)
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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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    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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Course Program

 
Equi Vet Serwis

Venue

Equi Vet Serwis
Wygoda 6
64-320 Buk


CONTACT DETAILS FOR CLINIC

Equi Vet Serwis
Wygoda 6
64-320 Buk

 

DIRECTIONS

Head east and turn right toward Bukowska/DW307. Turn right onto Bukowska/DW307, follow DW307. Continue onto Poznańska. Continue onto DW307. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit and stay on DW307. The clinic will then be on your left.

 

NEARBY AIRPORTS

Distance from Poznań Airport - approx. 22 km

Distance from Wrocław Airport - approx. 180 km

Distance from Warsaw Chopin Airport - approx. 330 km

 

NEARBY HOTELS

Hotel i Restauracja Melodia ***                 

Lipowa 30, 64-320 Buk.

 Tel. +48 61 814 08 99.

 E-mail: melodia.buk@wp.pl 

Website: www.melodia-buk.pl

 

4.6 km distance

 

 

Rooms from   200 PLN

 

 

Hotel Przylesie ****                                        

Bukowska 2A, Sierosław, 62-080. 

Tel: +48 61 814 78 09. 

Website: www.przylesie.pl‎

10 km distance

Rooms from   125 PLN

Remes Sport & Spa****                                  

Parkowa 48, 64-330 Gmina Opalenica. 

Tel: +48 61 448 24 00. 

E-mail: info@hotelremes.pl 

Website: www.hotelremes.pl

12.7 km distance

Rooms from   280 PLN

 

 

 

“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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