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For Equine Vets Everywhere

VetPD Practical Cardiology for Equine Practitioners

25 May 2018 08:20 - 26 May 2018 18:00

When confronted with horses affected by cardiac abnormalities many equine practitioners are intimidated and shy away from a cardiologic work-up. This practically-oriented course is intended to help general equine practitioners identify common equine heart diseases and their impact on performance, safety and life expectancy. Attendees will learn how to perform a thorough physical exam of the cardiovascular system and will be taught how to acquire and interpret a routine echocardiogram and ECG, crucial skills for equine practitioners to provide heart assessments in horses. The expertise and extensive experience of the team of internationally renowned equine cardiologists, along with a relaxed atmosphere will encourage open and honest discussions and stimulate attendees to assimilate knowledge.

The 7 hours of hands-on auscultation, ECG and echocardiography wetlabs will be held in small groups and a further 2 hours will be devoted to case discussions. At the beginning of the course attendees will furthermore be provided a few cases to work through which will then be discussed at the end of the course.

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Course Organiser:
VetPD Ltd, www.vetpd.com

Speakers:
Sophy Jesty BS, DVM, Dipl.ACVIM - United States
Virginia Reef BA, DVM, Dipl.ACVIM, Dipl.ACVSMR, Assoc.Member ECVDI - United States
Fe ter Woort DVM, DVSc, Dipl.ACVIM - Belgium, United States
Katharyn Mitchell BVSc, DVCS, Dipl.ACVIM - Switzerland
Annelies Decloedt DVM, PhD - Belgium

Terms and conditions:

Tierklinik Hattersheim, ,
Near Frankfurt,
Birkenhof 2,
65795 Hatt

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