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Clinical Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
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Other Continuing Education Courses

» Aquatic Therapy in Canine Rehabilitation

» The Business of Canine Rehabilitation

» Canine Neurological Rehabilitation

» The Canine Spine

» Canine Sports Medicine

» Current Techniques in Canine Pain Management

» The Multimodal Approach to the Geriatric Canine Patient

» Nutrition in Canine Rehabilitation

» Orthotics and Prosthetics in Canine Rehabilitation

» PennHIP Certification


Prerequisites: This 3-day course is open to all Veterinarians and Physical Therapists, and to Veterinary Technicians and Physical Therapist Assistants who have successfully completed Canine Sports Medicine. Veterinary Technicians and Physical Therapist Assistants must submit an Employer Agreement Letter indicating that there is a Veterinarian or Physical Therapist either certified in canine rehabilitation working in their practice or registered for Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation. All CCRTs, CCRAs and CCRPs who are licensed veterinary or physical therapy professionals are welcome.

Course Description: Canine Rehabilitation and Clinical Orthopedics provides students with an understanding of advanced orthopedics and sports-related injuries and the rehabilitation treatment guidelines developed for specific conditions. Orthopedic and rehabilitation examination/palpation, gait analysis, and diagnostic and treatment techniques will be demonstrated and practiced in the hands-on wet lab. Actual clinical cases will be used to illustrate certain conditions and treatment options. Instrumentation, implants, and orthopedic devices will be available for demonstration.

This course is now RACE approved by the AAVSB. Veterinarians and veterinary technicians will earn 24 continuing education hours for successful completion of this 3-day course.

As of January 1, 2013, students who do not attend a full day of class will not receive any CE credit hours for that day and may have to return to make up the missing hours.

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Course Fee: $575

Topics Include:

  • Advances in orthopedic and sports medicine
  • Diagnostics, treatment options and rehabilitation therapy for common conditions
  • The Orthopedic Surgeon – Rehabilitation Therapist team
  • Gait analysis
  • Orthopedic devices
  • Sports medicine for cats
  • Treatment options for osteoarthritis