Webinar Series – Equine Hindlimb Lameness Diagnostics (incl. Objective Lameness Evaluation) & Therapies


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Venue: On-Demand Webinar Series
Contact Hours: 8 Hours
Course Language: English
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Qualified Vet USD 340.00 -
Veterinary Student USD 70.00 -
Vet. Nurse / Vet. Technician USD 240.00 -
Intern/Resident (Requires Certification from Clinic) USD 240.00 -

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Webinar Series – Equine Hindlimb Lameness Diagnostics  (incl. Objective Lameness Evaluation) & Therapies (Recorded May 2021)


LECTURE SCHEDULE

Date Speaker Topic Duration
On demand Chris O’Sullivan Lameness Examination – Does it matter how it is done? 40 min
On demand Chris O’Sullivan Hip Joint, Pelvis and Sacroiliac Region – Diagnostics 55 min
On demand Chris O’Sullivan Hip Joint, Pelvis and Sacroiliac Region – Conditions & Therapy 40 min
On demand Roger Smith Foot, Pastern and Fetlock – Diagnostics (Blocks & Imaging) 30 min
On demand Chris O’Sullivan Foot, Pastern and Fetlock – Conditions & Therapy 30 min
On demand Roger Smith Stifle Joint – Diagnostics 40 min
On demand Roger Smith Stifle Joint – Conditions & Therapy 40 min
On demand Roger Smith Proximal Metatarsus and Tarsus – Diagnostics (incl. US technique) 35 min
On demand Roger Smith Proximal Metatarsus and Tarsus – Conditions & Therapy 35 min
On Demand Roger Smith Conventional systemic & intra-articular Joint Therapies 50 min
On Demand Roger Smith What’s the latest on Regenerative Therapies?  60 min
On Demand Christina Frigast Objective Lameness Evaluation – Principles & Clinical Applications 55 min
 

WEBINAR SERIES DESCRIPTION

This webinar series has been developed for equine veterinarians who have experience with lameness investigations and provides a critical overview of possible causes of hindlimb lameness, diagnostic anaesthetic strategies and how to interpret nerve and joint block results, via a regio-anatomic approach. Discussions on the upper hindlimb as a cause of lameness (hip joint, pelvic and sacroiliac problems), objective lameness evaluation and on systemic and intra-articular joint therapies will round the course off. All speakers are internationally renowned in the field of lameness diagnostics and spend a significant proportion of their clinical work investigating complex lameness cases.

 

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.

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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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    Chris O'Sullivan
    BVSc, Dipl.VCS, MS, MACVSc, Dipl.ACVS

    Australia

    American Specialist in Equine Veterinary Surgery
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    Chris graduated from the University of Sydney and stayed on completing an internship at Camden. He joined the Randwick Equine Centre in 1997 and in mid 2000 left to further his training in surgery undertaking a residency at The Ohio State University in the USA. Chris obtained specialist status in the USA returning to Randwick Equine Centre in 2003, becoming a partner in 2008. 

    Chris has multiple first author publications and a text book chapter. Chris services Sydney racetracks and is predominately based in the hospital at Randwick. He also travels as a consultant to NSW Southern Highlands and South Coast.

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    Christina Frigast
    MRCVS, CERP

    Denmark

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    Christina did her degree in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Her final year before graduation was spent traveling between the different continents seeing equine practice as well as being an Erasmus exchange student at Hannover University in Germany. Following graduation, she took the opportunity to move to the UK and work as Product Development Manager for Eickemeyer Veterinary Equipment Ltd specialising in the Equinosis Q with Lameness Locator software - a system she had become very familiar with during her travels. Objective lameness evaluation was still very new to the continent and especially the UK where only a few systems were being used in equine practice. As Equinosis Certified Practitioner, Christina spent most of her time demonstrating the Equinosis Q to equine practices, assisting the veterinary surgeons with their lameness examinations. In early 2018 she joined Blaircourt Equine Veterinary Clinic and continued to use the Equinosis Q in cases of lameness or poor performance. Despite being in clinical practice, she was still actively involved in courses and events worldwide focusing on objective lameness evaluation and the Equinosis Q. Christina recently completed her Certification in Equine Rehabilitation (CERP) and since December 2019 has worked as an independent consultant for Eickemeyer in Europe as a specialist in objective lameness evaluation. 

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Top notch speaker, top notch subject and very well presented technically; clear perfect images and videos and great audio

 

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