2012 Colorado State University Equine Symposium

This course is available for the practitioner looking to learn with a fresh crowd! The student chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners is hosting a two day lecture series to provide an educational opportunity for veterinarians in practice and current veterinary students.


$175.00


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Dates:

March 24-25, 2012

Description:

This course is available for the practitioner looking to learn with a fresh crowd! The student chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners is hosting a two day lecture series to provide an educational opportunity for veterinarians in practice and current veterinary students. On Saturday March 24th, the focus will be on lameness. The schedule includes an in depth series of lectures on the suspensory apparatus followed by lectures revolving around injury prevention, regenerative therapies for soft tissue injuries and osteoarthritis treatments. On Saturday evening there will be a sponsored dinner with keynote speaker Dr. Wayne McIlwraith. The lecture series on Sunday March 25th will focus on internal medicine and theriogenology, including topics such as the problem mare, infectious disease, critical care and endocrine disorders. There will be optional round table discussions during the lunch hour to provide a forum of discussion with regards to alternative therapies and career options.

CE Credits:

16

Instructors:

Drs. Chris Kawcak, Myra Barrett, Alex Valdes, Kathryn Seabaugh, Kevin Haussler, Laurie Goodrich, Wayne McIlwraith, Diana Hassel, Ryan Ferris, Pat McCue, Lutz Goehring, Gabriele Landolt

Registration Fees:

Standard: $175.00 if received 1 month prior to course

Note: If you are attempting to register 1 month or less prior to this course please call (970) 297-1273 to confirm availability.

Enrollment is limited. Register Early!

Alternate Registration Process: If you prefer to purchase this course by mail or fax, click here to use the downloadable purchase form.

Course Schedule:

Day 1:

7-8 a.m.: Registration and Breakfast snacks - Run by SCAAEP

8-8:10 a.m.: Welcome to CSU-CVMBS - Dr. Christopher Kawcak

Advances in Imaging and clinical approach of the Suspensory Apparatus:

8:15-9:05 a.m.: Part 1: Clinical Approach to Lameness of the Suspensory Apparatus - Dr. Christopher Kawcak

9:10-10:05 a.m.: Part 2: Ultrasound and MRI - Dr. Myra Barrett

10:15-11:10 a.m.: Part 3: Other diagnostic techniques - Dr. Alex Valdes

11:15 a.m.-12:10 p.m. Part 4: Case examples - Dr. Kathryn Seabaugh

12:10-1:30p.m.: Lunch and an optional table discussion:
Adjunctive and Alternative Techniques in Healing - Dr. Kevin Haussler

1:35-2:30 p.m.: Stem Cell use in Tendon and Ligament Injury - Dr. Laurie Goodrich

2:35-3:30 p.m.: New Concepts in Injury Prevention - Dr. Christopher Kawcak

3:40-4:50 p.m.: Advances in Arthritis Treatments - Dr. Wayne McIlwraith

5:30- 6:15 p.m.: Special Discussion on Equine Ethics before Dinner - Dr. Wayne McIlwraith

Sponsored Dinner

Day 2:

7-8 a.m.: Registration and Breakfast snacks - SCAAEP

8:20-8:25 a.m.: Welcome to CSU-CVMBS - Dr. Diana Hassel

8:30-9:25 a.m.: Advances in Equine Critical Care - Dr. Diana Hassel

9:30-10:25 a.m.: The Problem Mare-Diagnostics - Dr. Ryan Ferris

10:30-11:25 a.m.: The Problem Mare- Treatments - Dr. Patrick McCue

11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: Lunch and Table Discussion - Career choices panel and discussion

1-1:55 p.m.: Infectious Disease- Equine Herpes Virus - Dr. Lutz Goehring

2-2:55 p.m.: Geriatric Care-with a focus on Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases - Dr. Gabriele Landolt

2:55-3 p.m.: Closing Remarks

Registration and Cancellation Information:

Pre-registration is required for all veterinary continuing education conferences. Courses are subject to cancellation when registration is inadequate to cover costs of the program. Registration at least six weeks before the course will help prevent cancellation. Course fee is payable to Colorado State University. Fee includes proceedings, materials, supplies, refreshments and in some cases, lunch. Please see course schedules for more information.

Cancellations and Refunds:

Registration fees are fully refundable until 60 days prior to the course, 50% refundable between 60 and 30 days prior to the course and non-refundable after 30 days prior to the course. Fees will be refunded 100% at any date if vacated spot can be filled.

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