Fundamentals of Equine Emergencies

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About the course

Course Description:  A day course to improve decision-making skills in the following emergency scenarios; the colicking horse, the periparturient mare, the recumbent horse, the non-weightbearing lameness, and finally, how to manage wounds. Pre-course online theoretical learning will allow for emphasis on the day to be placed on practical training and case-based discussions. A tour of Liphook Equine Hospital and Laboratory will be available after the course. 

Pre-course Online Learning  Pre-course online learning available prior to the CPD day, which will include the underlying differential diagnoses and strategies for dealing with emergency presentations including colic, recumbency, periparturient emergencies, non-weight bearing lameness, and wounds. 

Morning Lectures  Morning Lectures will cover practical tips and logical decision making in common emergency scenarios faced by ambulatory equine vets. 

Afternoon Practicals will rotate through the following area: 

• Wound assessment (cadaver legs)

• Bandaging and splint placement (live horses) 

• Recumbent horse case scenarios (interactive session, online voting)

Fee:  BEVA Member £240  Non-Member £480 

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