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August 23, 2014
18 people- first-come first-serve basis
The one day, advanced, hands-on course will feature both didactic and wet-lab setting. Participants will learn in-depth gross anatomy of the equine stifle joint followed by the radiographic and ultrasonograpic anatomy of the stifle joint. This will be followed by both standard and special techniques on how to perform the standing clinical examination of the stifle using radiographs, ultrasound, and needle arthroscopy (18ga BioVison arthroscope). The afternoon wet lab will focus on hands-on examination of the equine stifle using both ultrasound on live animals and the needle arthroscope on cadaver limbs. Please note that the instructor ratio, which will be 1:3, will provide a very unique experience allowing participants to interact and gain individualized training in their area of interest. The goal of the course is for the participants to go back to their practice and be able to perform the techniques. This focused course is being offered following the Basic and Advanced Arthroscopy Course at Colorado State University (August 21-22, 2014) in Fort Collins, Colorado.
In 2013, this course was offered for the first time. Participants described the course as excellent and generated comments such as "combining imaging, surgery and sports medicine was very practical," and "I thought the course was exceptional!"
Myra Barrett, DVM, MS, DACVR
Kurt Selberg, DVM
Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, PhD, DSc, FRCVS, DACVS, DACVSMR
Chris Kawack, DVM, PhD, DAVCS, DACVSMR
David Frisbie, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR
Equine Imaging Instructor:
Gustavo Zanotto, DVM
Standard: $750.00- if received one month prior to course
Late: $850 - if received less than one month prior to course
Residents: Residents can take this course at a reduced rate of $650.00.
NOTE: You must fax your registration (using the downloadable purchase form) along with proof of residency to (970) 297-1275.
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.
8-12 p.m.: Lecture and Instrumentation
12-1 p.m.: Lunch
1-5 p.m.: Lab
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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.