“With the rise in obesity among our companion animals and the effect it has on their bodies, the information Julie Churchill presented is a must for any practicing veterinarian and will prove invaluable."
–Holly Greene, PhD, PT, ATC,
San Leandro, California
Nutrition in Canine Rehabilitation
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Other Continuing Education Courses

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» The Business of Canine Rehabilitation

» Canine Neurological Rehabilitation

» Canine Rehabilitation and Clinical Orthopedics

» The Canine Spine

» Canine Sports Medicine

» Current Techniques in Canine Pain Management

» The Multimodal Approach to the Geriatric Canine Patient

» Orthotics and Prosthetics in Canine Rehabilitation

» PennHIP Certification

 

Faculty: Julie A. Churchill, DVM, PhD

Prerequisites: This 1 1/2-day course is open to all Veterinarians, Physical Therapists, Veterinary Technicians and Physical Therapist Assistants. 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: Nutrition in Canine Rehabilitation provides students with a fundamental understanding of how to integrate nutritional management with the rehabilitation of canine patients. Students learn how to formulate dietary recommendations, ways to incorporate nutrition into on-going patient management, and how to critically evaluate nutrition products. A case-based approach encourages students to work together as they make nutritional assessments and recommendations.

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 Include:

  • Nutrition for wellness and prevention
  • Lifestyle-based nutritional management of growing sporting breeds, canine athletes and geriatric dogs
  • Weight-loss programs
  • Nutritional management of canine rehabilitation patients
  • The role of nutrition in integrative medicine
  • Supplements and nutraceuticals