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


Date: Fri 3rd Feb 2023 - Sat 4th Feb 2023
Venue: Pool House Equine Clinic
Location: near Birmingham, Midlands (Birmingham or Heathrow Airport)
Contact Hours: 15 Contact Hours
Course Language: English
Price:
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ATTENDEE TYPE LECTURES ONLY LECTURES & PRACTICAL SESSIONS
Qualified Vet - -
Vet & Vet Tech (L&P both) - GBP 2040.00
Intern (Requires Proof of Status) - GBP 595.00
Veterinary Student - -
Early Booking Deadline: Sunday 25th December 2022
Registration Deadline: Thursday 2nd February 2023
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The registration deadline has been extended as this course will definitely take place.

Fri 3 - Sat 4 February 2023 A 2-Day Practical Course


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 (in English, Dutch moderation)

  • 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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    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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    Marco Marcatili
    CertAVP, Dipl.ECVS, MRCVS

    United Kingdom

    European Specialist in Equine Surgery
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    Marco Graduated from Milan University (Italy) in 2011. He then worked for one year as a freelance anaesthetist in Italy before moving to Belgium for a 6 months internship.

    Marco undertook a second internship at Pool House Equine Clinic and a stint in the ambulatory team. Following this, Marco completed a 4 year residency and Master’s program between Pool House Equine Clinic and the University of Glasgow. During his residency Marco developed a keen interest in both soft tissues and orthopaedic surgery.

    In 2019 he successfully passed the qualifying examinations of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons. Marco joined the surgical team of Pool House Equine Clinic in 2019.

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Course Program

 
Pool House Equine Clinic

Venue

Pool House Equine Clinic
Crown Inn Farm, Rykneld Street,
Fradley, Lichfield, WS13 8RD


CONTACT DETAILS FOR CLINIC

Crown Inn Farm

Rykneld Street

Fradley

Lichfield

WS13 8RD

 

Phone: 01283 799700

Website: https://poolhousevets.com

 

DIRECTIONS

DO NOT USE THIS POSTCODE IN YOUR SAT NAV


Please put Roddige Lane into your SAT NAV, we are located just off the A38 southbound, near the A513/Alrewas/Kings Bromley/Tamworth Junction.
If travelling South – go past the A513/Alrewas/Kings Bromley/Tamworth exit, you will be taking the first road on the left after this junction, its just past the
Leavesley Group Offices and a few hundred metres past the slip road joining the A38, as you turn in you will see the Pool House Equine Clinic sign on the right.
If travelling North – take the A513/Alrewas/Kings Bromley/Tamworth exit, follow the exit road round to the left, go left at the first roundabout, back over the bridge and re-join the A38 Southbound, its just past the Leavesley Group Offices and a few hundred metres past the slip road joining the A38, as you turn in you will see the Pool House Equine Clinic sign on the right.

 

NEARBY AIRPORTS

21 miles: Birmingham, United Kingdom (BHX / EGBB) Birmingham Airport
32 miles: Castle Donington, United Kingdom (EMA / EGNX) East Midlands Airport
75 miles: Sheffield, United Kingdom (DSA / EGCN) Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield
76 miles: Gloucester, United Kingdom (GLO / EGBJ) Gloucestershire Airport
77 miles: Manchester, United Kingdom (MAN / EGCC) Manchester Airport
82 miles: Chester, United Kingdom (CEG) Hawarden
92 miles: Liverpool, United Kingdom (LPL / EGGP) Liverpool John Lennon Airport
95 miles: London, United Kingdom (LTN / EGGW) London Luton Airport
107 miles: Kingston Upon Hull, United Kingdom (HUY / EGNJ) Humberside Airport
108 miles: Leeds, United Kingdom (LBA / EGNM) Leeds Bradford International Airport

 

NEARBY HOTELS

 

Premier Inn Litchfield North East

Fine Lane

Fradley

Litchfield

WS13 8RD

http://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/home.html

1.9 Km distance

 

 

Rooms from £55

 

 

 

Amber House (B&B)

18 Burton Road

Alrewas

DE13 7BB

Tel: (+44) (0) 1283792154

 http://www.lichfieldhotels.net/

2.7 Km distance

Rooms from £40

 

Netherstowe House Hotel

Netherstowe Lane

Lichfield

WS13 6AY

Tel: (+44) (0) 1543 254270

http://www.netherstowehouse.com/

8.8 km distance

Rooms from £130

 

Holiday Inn Express

Wall Island

Birmingham Road

Shenstone

Litchfield

WS14 0QP

9.6 Km distance

Rooms from £60

 

 

The Premier Inn City Centre

Swan Road

Lichfield

WS13 6QZ

 http://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/home.html

9.6 Km distance

 

 

Rooms from £55

 

 

 

The George Hotel (Best Western)

Bird Street

Lichfield

WS13 6PR

Tel: (+44) (0) 1543 414822

 http://www.thegeorgelichfield.co.uk/

9.6 Km distance

Rooms from £60

 

St John’s House (B&B)

St John Street

Lichfield

WS13 6PB

Tel: (+44) (0) 1543 252080

 http://stjohnshouse.co.uk/

9.6 km distance

Rooms from £100

 

The Bogey Hole (B&B)

23 Dam Street

Lichfield

WS13 6AE

Tel: (+44) (0) 01543 264303

 http://www.thebogeyhole.co.uk/

10.3 Km distance

Rooms from £40

 

“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

“The course was an intense overview from three perspectives on material that overlapped beautifully. The skills will help me in daily practice as well as lead me to new information.”

Erin Trawick, Salem Valley Veterinary Clinic, Connecticut, USA - Orthopedic and Respiratory Poor Performance & Rehabilitation of the Sports Horse course

 

 
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