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This course will provide the participant with the skills necessary to design and implement a comprehensive rehabilitation program for commonly seen orthopedic and neurologic conditions in the dog. A case study approach will be utilized teaming students from different professions together during this course to design and implement the rehabilitation programs. If possible, participants should bring a case or two for discussion in these group learning activities.
July 15-16, 2021 (Thursday afternoon & Friday)
Times: Registration 12:30pm
Day 1: 1:00pm - 5;00pm
Day 2: 8:00am - 5:00pm
University of Tennessee
College of Veterinary Medicine
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
- Breakfast, Breaks and Lunches are included and will be in the Seqouyah Room, 2nd Floor.
- Park in C or N Lots only - Parking is free but you must pick-up parking pass at registration. Be sure you complete and return parking pass form prior to arriving on campus so it's ready for pick-up at registration.
- 2.6 miles to downtown Knoxville, TN (approx. 7 minute ride)
- 11.7 miles to TYS - McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville, TN
Start date: July 15, 2021
End date: July 16, 2021
Start time: 01:00 p.m. EDT
End time: 05:00 p.m. EDT
Venue: University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
Address: 2407 River Drive Knoxville, TN 37996
After successful completion of this course, the participant should be able to:
- Design and implement a comprehensive rehabilitation program for commonly seen orthopedic conditions in the dog
- Design and implement a comprehensive rehabilitation program for commonly seen Neurologic conditions in the dog
- Correlate the rehabilitation program with the physiologic processes that the patient is undergoing during its rehabilitation
- Discuss reasonable time frames for treatment including when to begin treatment, frequency of treatment, and duration of treatment
- Discuss the need for and the methods of referral and communication between the referring veterinarian and the rehabilitation provider
- Document the rehabilitation programs using standardized forms
- Participant must be a Veterinarian, Veterinary Technician, Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist or an actively enrolled student in on of these fields.
- Successful completion of Canine I (if required) and Canine II PT / II VET and Canine III PT / III VET
This course is required for all participants.
- Designing and implementing a comprehensive rehabilitation program/Orthopedic conditions
- Designing and implementing a comprehensive rehabilitation program/Neurologic conditions
- Designing and implementing a comprehensive rehabilitation program/Neurologic conditions continued
- Correlation between physiologic processes and rehabilitation program
- Time Frames; beginning treatment, frequency of treatment, and duration of treatment
- Communication between the veterinary and physical therapy professions; why it is essential, referral methods, and follow-up
- Documentation; standardization of forms and communication between the veterinary and physical therapy professions
- Developing a rehabilitation program (Teams) - Case Studies
- Case Study team presentations
CertificationsAAVSB RACE CE Hours
- Veterinarians: 15
- Veterinary Technicians: 15
- Seminar includes coffee breaks and handouts.
- Course related products (if any) will be available at the course, however, in a limited quantity.
- Certificates of Attendance will be given to all participants and may be used for those who need C.E.U. verification and credits.
- Participants will be required to sign a Release of Liability prior to the commencement of this seminar.
- Northeast Seminars is recognized by the NATA Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.
- Location, Instructor, Dates and Cost of seminar are subject to change.
- For group rate accommodations, please call hotel directly and be sure to mention Northeast Seminars. A limited number of rooms are reserved for participants, when available, on a first-come, first-served basis. Within 30 days of the course, rooms and/or rates may no longer be available. If course is to be held at a facility, Northeast only provides suggested hotels nearby for room accommodations.
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