Ultrasound-Guided Orthopaedic Injection Techniques & Therapies – Lectures (online), On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions


Date: Fri 7th Oct 2022 - Sat 8th Oct 2022
Venue: Clinique Équine des Bréviaires
Location: near Paris, Northern France (Orly or Charles de Gaulle Airport)
Contact Hours: 19 hrs – Lecture Series (9 hrs, online) & On-Location (10 hrs)
Course Language: English (French Moderation)
Price:
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ATTENDEE TYPE LECTURES ONLY LECTURES & PRACTICAL SESSIONS
Qualified Vet - EUR 1395.00
2nd vet, same clinic - EUR 1325.00
Vet & Vet Tech (L&P both) - EUR 2450.00
Intern/Resident (Requires Proof of Status) - EUR 700.00
Veterinary Student - -
Early Booking Deadline: Thursday 6th October 2022
Registration Deadline: Thursday 6th October 2022
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1.5-Day On-Location Portion (10 hrs, worth 1,090€):   Fri 7 – Sat 8 October 2022

Friday 3:00 – 7:30pm:  Case-Discussions, Q&A and Wine & Cheese Reception
Saturday 8:30am – 5:30pm:  Practical Sessions

 

9 hrs of Online Lectures (on-demand, worth 310€)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:   19 hrs

 

COVID-19 Update
We have firm plans to hold all advertised courses and events 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

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.

To participate in the On-Location Portion, attendees are required to have first worked through the  corresponding online Lecture Series ‘Ultrasound-Guided Orthopaedic Injection Techniques & Therapies:'

  • 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:

  • 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?

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 train the different injection techniques on equine specimens and Equine Lumbar Facet & Sacroiliac Joint Injection Simulators 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, 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.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, FHEA, Dipl.ECVSMR, Dipl.ECVS, ECVDI Assoc., FRCVS

    United Kingdom

    RCVS & European Specialist in Equine Surgery (Orthopaedics), European Specialist in Veterinary Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
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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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    David Stack
    MVB, MSc, DVMS, FHEA, Dipl.ECVS, MRCVS

    Ireland

    European Specialist in Equine Surgery
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    David is a European Specialist in Equine Surgery and his main area of interest is orthopaedic surgery and lameness. David qualified from University College Dublin in 2003, before travelling to New York where he worked for four years. Subsequently returning to Ireland he established his own equine practice, focusing on imaging and treatment of equine athletes. David then completed his equine surgery residency programme at University College Dublin (UCD) before successfully obtaining a professional doctorate in orthopaedic ultrasound techniques. David moved to the UK in 2016 where he worked as a surgeon in Western Counties Equine Hospital and then Bourton Vale Equine Clinic. David now heads the orthopaedic and imaging service in the Philip Leverhulme Equine Hospital, University of Liverpool. His most recent research involves investigating contrast ultrasonography, pelvic CT, and ultrasound-guided sacroiliac and cervical facet injection techniques. He has also 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 Anderson is a director and surgeon at the Rainbow Equine Hospital. He is a Royal Veterinary College Equine Surgical Specialist, a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and an FEI Veterinary Delegate.

    Jonathan graduated from the Edinburgh’s Royal School of Veterinary Studies in 2000, completed an internship year at the San Luis Rey Equine Hospital in California, before moving to the Rainbow Equine Hospital in the UK for 3 years. He went back Stateside to undergo a large animal clinical fellowship at Oregon State Veterinary Teaching Hospital followed by an Equine Surgical Residency at the University of California, Davis. He achieved diplomate status in 2009, remained as a clinical instructor at UC Davis for a year before moving back to the Rainbow Equine Hospital at the end of 2009 to join the surgical team. He has been involved in advancing the use of CT both as diagnostic and intra-operative imaging modality within the equine veterinary field. His main veterinary interests include all things orthopaedic which includes the evaluation, advanced imaging and surgical treatment of horses with cervical stenosis. He is keen to see a sharing of knowledge and equipping of equine vets to recognise and treat horses with this condition.

    His biggest asset is his long suffering wife Naomi and he kind of helps to manage a brood of 5 kids which means little time for any other activities although a run in the mountains every so often is where he likes to recharge his batteries once again!

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    Matthieu Cousty
    DVM, IPSAV, Dipl.ECVS

    France

    European Specialist in Equine Veterinary Surgery
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    Matthieu works as a surgeon in Livet Equine Hospital (France). He qualified from National Veterinary School of Nantes (France). After doing an internship at the University of Montreal (Canada), he completed a residency in Equine Surgery at the National Veterinary School of Nantes. He became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2012. His main interests are orthopaedic surgery, foal surgery and MRI.Full details

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Clinique Équine des Bréviaires

Venue

Clinique Équine des Bréviaires
2 Route de Mantes
78610 Les Bréviaires


CONTACT DETAILS FOR CLINIC

Clinique Équine des Bréviaires
2 Route de Mantes
78610 Les Bréviaires

 

DIRECTIONS

The Clinic is located approx. 50 min from Orly Airport and 1h 20min from Charles de Gaulle Airport.

Directions from Orly Airport:

Take Avenue de Paris to A106 in Paray-Vieille-Poste/ Continue on A106 to N7. Take the N7 exit from A106/ Get on A86 in Rungis from Avenue de Fontainebleau/D7/ Follow A86 and N12 to D134 in Plaisir. Take the D134 exit from N12/ Take Route de Paris/D912, D23, Route de Chevreuse/D13, D191 and D60 to Route de Vilpertin Les Bréviaires.

Directions from Charles de Gaulle Airport:

Get on A1 in Roissy-en-France/ Continue on A1. Take A86, A12 and N12 to D134 in Plaisir/ Take the D134 exit from N12/ Take Route de Paris/D912, D23, Route de Chevreuse/D13, D191 and D60 to Route de Vilpertin Les Bréviaires.

 

NEARBY AIRPORTS

Orly Airport - approx. 56 km

 

NEARBY HOTELS

Le Chene Pendragon     

17 Rue De La Croix Blanche

78610

Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines

Tel: +33 01 34 86 30 11 

http://www.lechenependragon.fr

5.5 km distance

 

Rooms from   €80

 

La Maison d'Hotes de Saint Leger       

 7 Bis Grande Rue

 78610

 Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines

 Tel: +33 6 12 47 49 84

5.7 km distance

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La Maison de Cosi            

12 Rue de la Moutière

78490

Montfort-lʼAmaury

Tel: +33 6 29 37 56 23

http://www.chambresdhotes-cosi.com

10.8 km distance

Rooms from   €125

 

 

"Compared to other CE courses I have attended, VetPD was highly practical and full of information that can be used on a daily basis. The instructors were extremely knowledgeable and offered personalized guidance for each attendee during the wet labs".

Sarah Cates, Wisconsin Equine Clinic and Hospital, WI, USA

 

 

"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

 
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