VetPD Course: Medical Ultrasound for Equine Practitioners - A 1-Day Practical Course

September 10, 2016 9:00 AM

PVH looks forward to hosting this VetPD practical course on "Medical Ultrasound for Equine Practitioners" on September 10. Please view the details below or on VetPD's website at

We hope our veterinary colleagues can join us!


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VetPD- Autumn 2014 Equine Courses
Medical Ultrasound for Equine Practitioners 

A 1 Day Practical Course
Hindlimb Lameness Diagnostics & Therapy
DATE - 10 September 2016
VENUE - Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital, Snohomish, WA
LOCATION - Seattle, WA (Seattle-Tacoma International Airport)
CE HOURS - 7.5 hours expected
Associate Professor of Large Animal Ultrasound, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
Associate Clinical Prof. of Large Animal Ultrasound, Univ. of California, Davis, CA, USA
Clinical Assistant Prof., Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, VA, USA

This 1-day practical course is suitable for veterinarians from mixed and equine practice who are keen to develop and update their knowledge and especially their practical skills on medical ultrasound of the following anatomic region: Abdomen – GI & non-GI organs (percutaneously & transrectally), thorax, eye, jugular vein etc.. The use of ultrasound for pleural drainage, for collecting biopsy samples and when working up foals will also be discussed. The panel of internationally renowned speakers/instructors has a wealth of experience with medical ultrasound and will share common diagnostic pitfalls, erroneous image interpretations, practical tips and pearls of wisdom open and honestly with the attendees. The 3 ½ hours of practical sessions will give attendees plenty of opportunity to put theory into practice on live horses and equine specimens and to ask questions in small groups (2 – 4 attendees / ultrasound machine), all under the supervision of specialists. The following practical sessions will be covered during the course: 
  • Fast localised abdominal ultrasound in horses with colic & Biopsy Techniques
  • The complete Abdominal Ultrasound Exam
  • Thoracic & Ocular Ultrasound