Sports Medicine provides students with a fundamental
understanding of structure and locomotion as
they relate to performance, and an introduction
to canine sporting events. Sports injuries in
canine athletes are covered in depth including
their causes, prevention and rehabilitation.
The role that psychology can play in the rehabilitation
of the canine athlete is also discussed. Participants
get hands-on experience with dogs on site.
This course is now RACE approved by
the AAVSB. Veterinarians and veterinary
technicians will earn 24 continuing education
hours for successful completion of this
course is accredited by the Florida Physical
Therapy Association for 24 continuing
education hours for physical therapists. Accreditation
of this course does not necessarily imply the
FPTA supports the views of the presenter or
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.