“This is the best continuing education I have ever taken
part in."

–Carl Rischen, DVM, DACVS,
Gig Harbor, Washington
Multimodal Approach to the Geriatric Canine Patient
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Upcoming Dates

» August 11, 2017
The Multimodal Approach to the Geriatric Canine Patient, Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital, Wheat Ridge, Colorado, $425.

» Save with a 3-Course Package!
3-Course Package, August 11-13, 2017: The Multimodal Approach to the Geriatric Canine Patient, Nutrition in Canine Rehabilitation, and Current Techniques in Canine Pain Management, Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital, Wheat Ridge, Colorado, $1,100.


Other Continuing Education Courses

» Advanced Canine Rehabilitation Therapist

» Aquatic Therapy in Canine Rehabilitation

» The Business of Canine Rehabilitation

» Canine Sports Medicine

» Current Techniques in Canine Pain Management

» Current Techniques in Clinical Orthopedics: Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

» Introduction to Veterinary Clinical Research

» Nutrition in Canine Rehabilitation

» Orthotics and Prosthetics in Canine Rehabilitation


Faculty: Kristin Kirkby Shaw, DVM, MS, PhD, CCRT, DACVS, DACVSMR

Prerequisites: This course is open to veterinarians, physical therapists, and veterinary technicians who have successfully completed Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation. All CCRTs, CCRAs, and licensed veterinarians and physical therapists who are CCRPs are welcome. Veterinary technicians, including CCRPs and CCRAs, 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.

Course Description: The Multimodal Approach to the Geriatric Canine Patient provides students with an understanding of advanced care for this growing population. Students learn specific rehabilitation concepts and techniques designed for geriatric patients including manual techniques, hydrotherapy and therapeutic exercise.

Please note: Students who do not attend a full day of class will not receive any CE credit hours for that day.

Course Fee: $425 for a single course; $1,100 for the 3-course package.
CRI's 10% continuing education discount is available to CCRTs, CCRAs, and AARV members for single courses. The 3-course package is already discounted, so no further discounts apply.

Topics Covered

  • Physiology of osteoarthritis and chronic pain
  • Pain management
  • Manual therapy
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Therapeutic exercise

Classes are held each day from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm in Colorado and Florida. There is a 1-hour break for lunch. Registered students: Please watch for specific emails about each class as there may be occasional minor changes to class times.