Member Login

Connect with Us





  What Dog PFRW (120 x 240)

Event Calendar

Friday, October 29, 2021

Equine Abdominal, Thoracic & Soft Tissue Ultrasound

Start Date: 10/29/2021 8:00 AM CDT
End Date: 10/30/2021 12:30 PM CDT

Venue Name: Nebraska Equine Veterinary Clinic

Location:
10261 County Road P38A
Omaha, NE  United States  68142

Organization Name: Veterinary Professional Development

Contact:
Vet PD
Email: office@vetpd.com
Phone: (844) 870-6097

This 1 ½-day practical course is suitable for veterinarians from mixed and equine practice who are keen to develop and update their knowledge and especially their practical skills on medical ultrasound of the following anatomic region: Abdomen – GI & non-GI organs (percutaneously & transrectally), thorax, eye, jugular vein etc..  The use of ultrasound for pleural drainage, for collecting biopsy samples and when working up foals will also be discussed.  

The panel of internationally renowned speakers/instructors has a wealth of experience with medical ultrasound and will share common diagnostic pitfalls, erroneous image interpretations, practical tips and pearls of wisdom open and honestly with the attendees.

In the mornings, the following topics will be covered in well-illustrated lectures and case presentations: 

  • Gastrointestinal Ultrasound incl. fast localised exam in horses with colic
  • Ultrasound of non-GI Abdominal Organs
  • Ultrasound-guided Biopsy Techniques    
  • Non-Cardiac Thoracic Ultrasound (incl. Pleural Drainage)
  • Ocular Ultrasound         
  • Ultrasound Exam of the Foal
  • Miscellaneous Medical Ultrasound – Thrombophlebitis, choke, sialoadenitis, other head/neck soft tissues etc.
     

Between both dayshours of practical sessions will give attendees plenty of opportunity to further develop their practical skills on live horses and to ask questions in small groups (2 – 4 attendees / ultrasound machine), all under the supervision of specialists. The following practical sessions will be covered during the course: 

  • Fast localised abdominal ultrasound in horses with colic 
  • The complete Abdominal Ultrasound Exam & Biopsy Techniques
  • Thoracic Ultrasound
  • Ocular Ultrasound
  • Soft Tissues of the Head & Neck            

The course fee includes lunch at a restaurant, coffee/tea breaks, a wine & cheese reception, extensive electronic course notes and a certificate of attendance. 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.

SPEAKERS/INSTRUCTORS:

Mary Beth Whitcomb DVM, MBA, ECVDI (LA-ASSOC)
Associate Member of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
Professor Emeritus, Large Animal Ultrasound, University of California, Davis, CA, USA

Wade Tenney BS, DVM
Clinical Assistant Professor, Large Animal Ultrasound Service, Tufts University, MA, USA

Anne Desrochers DMV, Dipl. ACVIM
American Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
Mobile Imaging Veterinary Ultrasound, Arlington, VA, USA

PROGRAM:

DAY 1

08:00 08:30 Registration & Welcome Breakfast
08:30 08:40 Course Introduction
08:40 09:20 Gastrointestinal Ultrasound incl. fast localised exam in colic patients Anne Desrochers
09:20 10:00 Ultrasound of non-GI Abdominal Organs Mary Beth Whitcomb
10:00 10:10 Questions & Discussion

10:10 10:40 Coffee Break

10:40 11:10 Ultrasound-guided Biopsy Techniques Mary Beth Whitcomb
11:10 11:50 Ultrasound Exam of the Foal Anne Desrochers
11:50 12:30 Ocular Ultrasound Wade Tenney
12:30 12:40 Questions & Discussion

12:40 1:40 Lunch

1:40 1:55 Introduction to Sound Equipment
 
1:55 - 5:30 Practical Stations in Small Groups on live horses & specimens
1. Fast localised abdominal ultrasound in horses with Anne Desrochers
colic & Biopsy Techniques
2. The complete Abdominal Ultrasound Exam I Mary Beth Whitcomb
3. The complete Abdominal Ultrasound Exam I Wade Tenney

4:00 - 4:20 Coffee Break

5:30 7:00 Wine & Cheese Reception


DAY 2

8:00 8:30 VetPD Breakfast
8:30 9:10 Non-Cardiac Thoracic Ultrasound (incl. Pleural Drainage) Mary Beth Whitcomb
9:10 9:50 Miscellaneous Medical Ultrasound Thrombophlebitis, choke, Wade Tenney
sialoadenitis, other head/neck soft tissues etc.
9:50 10:00 Questions

10:00 10:20 Coffee Break

10:20 12:00 Practical Stations in Small Groups on live horses & specimens
Ultrasound of Thorax, Eye & Soft Tissues of Head/Neck MBW, WT & AD

12:00 12:20 Questions, Discussion & Final Remarks, and Boxed Lunch

 

Price:
  • Net price, no tax will be added*
  • Choose currency at checkout
ATTENDEE TYPE LECTURES ONLY LECTURES & PRACTICAL SESSIONS
Qualified Vet USD 360.00
USD 395.00
USD 790.00
USD 890.00
2nd vet, same clinic USD 345.00
USD 375.00
USD 750.00
USD 845.00
Veterinary Student USD 75.00
USD 80.00
-
-
Intern/Resident (Requires Certification from Clinic) USD 200.00
USD 200.00
-
-
Vet & Vet Tech (L&P both) -
-
USD 1490.00
USD 1640.00
Vet L&P / Tech L-only USD 1120.00
USD 1230.00
-
-
MAEP Member USD 325.00
USD 360.00
USD 710.00
USD 800.00
Early Booking Deadline: Sunday 19th September 2021
Registration Deadline: Friday 1st October 2021


Click HERE to register.