BEVA Ophthalmology - the essentials

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About the course

NOV 2017 09:00 - 18:00

The aim of the course is to provide a solid grounding in equine ophthalmology. The emphasis of the day is the practical use of instrumentation to obtain good clinical information and to provide treatment strategies for the commonly encountered equine ophthalmic conditions. An informal approach is encouraged with time scheduled for case discussion and practical sessions covering ocular ultrasound and indirect ophthalmoscopy. Aimed at all equine practitioner’s who wish to refresh their ophthalmic examination skills, this day course would be of particular use to new graduates.

Fee:
BEVA Members £175
Non Members £350

Key Learning Objectives: 
• Understand equine ophthalmic anatomy 
• Be able to obtain key clinical information through the practical use of instruments 
• Be able to recognise common ophthalmic conditions 
• Be able to develop treatment strategies for commonly encountered ophthalmic conditions
• Be able to manage ophthalmic emergencies 
• Understand common ophthalmic surgical procedures

We kindly ask that delegates bring their own ophthalmoscopes and camera/camera phone as well as any case photos they would like to discuss.

Suitable for RCVS Modules: 
B-E.3 Equine Practice; C-E.4 Equine neuromuscular, behaviour and special senses; C-E.16 Basic Equine Practice Part 2; C-VO.2 Production animal and equine ophthalmology. 

Course Organiser: 
Mr Tim Knott BSc (Hons) BVSc CertVOphthal MRCVS - Gloucestershire 

Speakers: 
Mr Tim Knott Bsc (hons) BVSc CertVOphthal MRCVS - Gloucestershire 
Mr Rob Lowe BVSc CertVOphthal MRCVS - Havant 
Mr Brian Patterson BVM&S CertVOphthal MRCVS - Gloucestershire 
Dr Andrew Matthews BVM&S PhD DipECEIM FRCVS - Strathclyde 

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