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For Equine Vets Everywhere

VetPD Ultrasound of the Mid-Distal Limb & Stifle for Equine Practitioners – A 2-Day Practical Course

04 Oct 2019 08:30 - 05 Oct 2019 17:50

This course provides equine practitioners with the knowledge and especially the practical skills to competently and confidently scan the mid-distal front- and hindlimb incl. the stifle joint of the horse. Over the two days the attendees will spend 7 hours scanning the following anatomical regions in small groups (2 – 4 vets per ultrasound machine) on live horses: Pastern, fetlock, digital flexor tendon sheath, flexor tendons, suspensory ligament, carpus, tarsus (incl. sheaths) & stifle.

The speakers will be sharing invaluable tips/tricks and pearls of wisdom with the attendees during the 7 hours of practical sessions in small groups (2 – 4 vets per ultrasound machine) on live horses. Each attendee will be able to hone his/her practical skills at the following practical stations: Machine set-up, foot & pastern, digital flexor tendon sheath, fetlock region, suspensory ligament, a choice of flexor tendons & check ligaments or carpus & carpal sheath, tarsus & tarsal sheath and the stifle joint region.

The course fee includes hot lunches, coffee/tea breaks, the wine & cheese reception, extensive electronic course notes and a certificate of attendance. On the evening of the first day all attendees are invited to attend the wine & cheese reception. Attendees can choose to only attend the lectures (= Lectures Only) 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 due to the highly practical nature of this course.

This course is suitable for RCVS Modules: B-EP.3; C-E.3; C-E.15; C –VDI.5

Full Programme and Book your Place

Course Organiser:
VetPD Ltd, www.vetpd.com

Marcus Head BVetMed, MRCVS - UK
Roger Smith MA, VetMB, PhD, FHEA, DEO, Dipl.ECVS, ECVDI Assoc., MRCVS - UK
Andy Fiske-Jackson BVSc, MVetMed, Dipl. ECVS, MRCVS - UK

Terms and conditions:

Pferdeklinik Pasterk Ebreichsdorf,
near Vienna,
Stall 6 2483,

Note: only online payments are accepted when booking via the website. If you do not wish to pay online please contact the office on 01638 723555