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Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Equine Ultrasound Training

Abdominal,Thoracic&Soft Tissue Ultrasound For Equine Practitioners                

One Day Practical Course in Fethard Equine Hospital, Co Tipperary.

Date 28th January 2017

Language English

Course Tutors

Andy Durham BSc,Cert EP,DEIM,Dipl ECEIM MRCVS Prof. of Equine Internal Medicine ,Liphook Equine Hospital ,Hampshire,England

Gunther Van Loon DVM,PhD,Dipl.ECEIM,Ass.member ECVDIProf of Equine Internal Medicine,Ghent University Belgium

Edd Knowles MA ,Vet MB,MvetMed,DipECEIM MRCVSAssociate Bell Equine Veterinary Clinic England 

This 1 day practical course is suitable for veterinarians from mixed and equine practise who are keen to update and develop their knowledge&especially their practical skills on ultrasound of the following regions:
Abdomen-GI and non GI organs (percutaneously and transrectally.
Thorax,Eye,Jugular vein etc
The use of ultrasound for pleural drainage,collecting biopsy samples and when working up foals will be discussed 
The panel of internationally renowned speakers/instructors have a wealth of ultrasound scanning experience. Common diagnostic pitfalls,erroneous image interpretations,practical tips and pearls of wisdom will be openly shared with the attendees.

The 3.5 hours of practical sessions will give attendees plenty of opportunity to put theory into practise on live horses and equine specimens.Small groups(2-4 people) at each station under the supervision of specialists will ensure each person gets the maximum benefit form each workshop.
Topics covered will include the following:

  • Fast localised abdominal ultrasound in horses with colic 
  • Biopsy techniques
  • Complete abdominal Ultrasound exam
  • Thoracic and Ocular Ultrasound
Early booking discount is available up to Monday 19th December 2016

Further details :

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  1. Unfortunately this course has been cancelled but will be available at a future date.

  2. Unfortunately this course has been cancelled but will be available at a future date.