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MVMA Equine Summer Program 2017

MVMA's Equine Committee has put together a great program for this year's 14 hours of continuing education program. Scroll down for more information.

7/1/2017 to 7/2/2017
When: Saturday, July 1-2, 2017
8:00 AM
Where: Adam's Conference Center
1600 Rollins Road
Columbia, Missouri  65211
United States
Presenter: Drs. Kurt Selberg, Kent Allen & Drs. Philip Johnson & Dr. Dee Whelchel
Contact: MVMA
573-636-8612


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Saturday, July 1, 2017
Dr. Kent Allen & Dr. Kurt Selberg 
            The equine metacarpus and carpus is a complex region of anatomy. This one day course uses
clinical case presentations and live demonstrations to cover the diagnosis, prognosis, treatment
and management of some of the most common conditions of the metacarpus and carpus that
practitioners deal with in everyday practice. The morning will be spent exploring the pertinent
anatomy, imaging and diagnostic blocks. The newest techniques on ultrasound approach will be
presented. There will be discussion of clinical cases and approaches to treating the equine
athlete with instructors/clinicians. The goal of the discussion is to further expound on new
treatment and current treatment options used in sports medicine. The afternoon will be spent in
an intense exploration of ultrasonographic evaluation of the proximal palmar metacarpus,
carpus and distocaudal antebrachium. There will be specific goals in small groups with
experienced instructors who's goal is to make sure you achieve finding pertinent anatomic
structures and achieve competence in this challenging clinical area.


8:00 – 9:00 am – Anatomy of the metacarpus and carpus (Gross, Radiographic and
ultrasonographic).
Brief description of diagnostic anesthesia techniques and pitfall.
9:00 – 9:15 am – Break
9:15 – 10:15 am – Continued: Anatomy of the metacarpus and carpus (Gross, Radiographic
and ultrasonographic). Selected abnormalities of the tendinous and ligamentous structures
compared to normal.
10:15 – 10:30 am – Break
10:30 – 11:30 am – Case presentation:
Presenting complaints
Diagnostic imaging
Treatment and outcome
11:30 – 12:30 pm – Lunch
12:30 – 1:30 pm – Ultrasound Demonstrations
1:30pm- 5:00 pm - 4-6 Wet lab stations Detailed check lists for examination of relevant
structures covered in the didactic portion of the course.


Sunday, July 2, 2017

Dr. Dee Whelchel

Equine abdominal ultrasound

When and how to perform a bronchoalveolar lavage

Equine cardiology for the general practitioner

 

Dr. Philip Johnson

Management of equine colic in the teaching hospital

Management of equine typhlocolitis in the teaching hospital

The Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome

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