|“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
Faculty: Julie A. Churchill, DVM, PhD
1 1/2-day course is open to all veterinarians,
physical therapists, and veterinary technicians.
All CCRTs, CCRAs and CCRPs who are licensed
veterinary or physical therapy professionals
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
to Canine Rehabilitation.
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.
Please note: 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: To Be Announced
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