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360 Imaging: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
*** *** This meeting is currently full. If you are still interested in attending, a wait list has been started. Please contact Julie Dunn at (859) 233-0147 or firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on the wait list.******
Improve your standard of care by taking your ultrasound skills to the next level. Learn to apply the core concepts of ultrasound to produce and interpret high-quality scans of the musculoskeletal structures that will withstand even the toughest critic.
The AAEP's 360° Imaging: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound meeting will provide you with an in-depth experience to maximize the benefits of ultrasound to diagnose, manage and rehabilitate horses with soft tissue injuries. With the hands-on format, you will receive extensive one-on-one instruction in a small group setting. This course is limited to 24 participants with a maximum instructor-to-student ratio of one to four.
Information about the program, course objectives, hotel reservations and registration is available below.
Course Objectives and Program
This course provides 32 CE hours.To view the entire program, click here.
Day 1 - Standards of Image Acquisition & Exam Documentation
• Master important machine controls to improve image quality
• Develop transducer manipulation skills necessary for high quality scanning
• Recognize and correct scanning errors caused by transducer malpositioning
• Learn the components of a complete exam
• How to properly document examinations for review and follow-up purposes
• Overcome the “fear” of the negative exam – What to do next?
Day 2 – Metacarpal & Metatarsal Injuries
• Properly recognize MC/MT injuries and variations of normal (false positives)
• Understand the clinical presentation of individual MC/MT injuries
• Develop skills necessary to properly scan all MC/MT structures
• Learn special ultrasound techniques, including abaxial approaches for SDF/ICL injuries and flexed techniques for proximal suspensory ligament evaluation
Day 3 – Distal Extremity & Joint Imaging
• Apply knowledge gained from Days 1 and 2 to more advanced regions
• Develop basic and advanced ultrasound techniques to evaluate the distal extremity, including P1, P2 and DIP joint imaging.
• Understand the diagnostic value of ultrasound in horses with “foot” lameness
• Learn principles needed to evaluate supporting joint structures including collateral ligaments and stifle menisci
Day 4 – Management & Monitoring Throughout Rehabilitation
• Learn the principles and nuances of rehabilitation from injury to competition
• Understand basic concepts of intralesional treatments
• Develop skills and principles needed to perform ultrasound guidance for intralesional injections
• What to expect on recheck examinations (clinical & ultrasound findings)
To view the full program, click here.
This meeting is currently full. If you are still interested in attending, a wait list has been started. Please contact Julie Dunn at (859) 233-0147 or email@example.com to be placed on the wait list.
Registration rates also include lunch at UC Davis on each day of the meeting.
245 1st Street
Davis, California 95616
The Aggie Inn is the "place to be when visiting UC Davis." This boutique hotel is located one block from the UC Davis campus and within walking distance of downtown restaurants and shopping. All rooms are equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi.
Room types are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Your rate includes breakfast each day. To make your reservations, contact the hotel directly at (530) 756-0352 or visit www.aggieinn.com. In order to receive the group rate, your reservations must be made by June 6, 2013.
The AAEP's hands-on experience-based meetings are full-circle approaches to clinical practice. With low attendee-to-instructor ratios and four days of guided live-animal laboratories, these programs help veterinarians gain competency in popular areas of equine practice.
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