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

–Carl Rischen, DVM, DACVS,
Gig Harbor, Washington
Multimodal Approach to the Geriatric Dog
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» Canine Rehabilitation and Clinical Orthopedics

» The Canine Spine: Manual Assessment and Treatment Techniques

» Canine Sports Medicine

» Current Techniques in Canine Pain Management

» Nutrition in Canine Rehabilitation

» Orthotics and Prosthetics in Canine Rehabilitation

» PennHIP Certification

 

Faculty: Laurie McCauley, DVM, CVA, CVC, CCRT

Prerequisites: This 1 1/2-day course is open to Veterinarians, Physical Therapists, Veterinary Technicians, and Physical Therapist Assistants who have successfully completed Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation. All CCRTs, CCRAs, and Licensed Veterinarian and Physical Therapists who are CCRPs are welcome. Veterinary Technicians and Physical Therapist Assistants who are CCRPs must submit an Employer Agreement Letter.

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.

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.

Course Fee: $330

Topics Covered

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