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Grand Junction, Colorado

Feline Rehabilitation and Pain Management
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» CRI Member Library
Unlimited access for one year to our online course library. See complete details on our CRI Member Library page. $795.


Other Continuing Education Courses

» Advanced Canine Rehabilitation Therapist

» Aquatic Therapy in Canine Rehabilitation

» The Business of Canine Rehabilitation

» Canine Neurology and Neuro Rehabilitation

» Canine Sports Medicine

» Canine Therapeutic Exercise

» Clinical Orthopedic Rehabilitation

» Current Techniques in Canine Pain Management

» Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

» Exercise Physiology of the Working Canine

» Introduction to Veterinary Clinical Research

» The Multimodal Approach to the Geriatric Canine Patient

» Myofascial Techniques for the Rehabilitation Therapist

» Nutrition in Canine Rehabilitation

» Therapeutic Handling for Canine Rehabilitation

» Veterinary Orthoses and Prostheses


Our new online course — Feline Rehabilitation and Pain Management — is now in the CRI Member Library!

Faculty: Kristin Kirkby Shaw, DVM, MS, PhD, CCRT, DACVS, DACVSMR; Annette Litster, BVSc, PhD, FANZCVS (Feline Medicine), MMedSci (Clinical Epidemiology)

Prerequisites: Veterinarians, physical therapists and veterinary technicians/nurses that have successfully completed Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation (including the exam) can subscribe. Veterinary professionals certified in canine rehabilitation by UT/VAHL (CCRP), Healing Oasis (VMRT), Chi Institute (CCRV), or CuraCore (CRPM), and veterinarians who have earned their DACVSMR and are practicing canine rehabilitation are also welcome to subscribe. Veterinary technicians/nurses need to submit a valid Employment Agreement Letter.

This course is RACE approved by the AAVSB for 3 credit hours.

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CRI Member Library Fee: $795 for unlimited access for one person for one year. Because of the value of these courses, no other discounts apply.

Note: This registration fee permits one student to access the online course. Students may not share log-in information with others.

Students will receive a registration confirmation email and a Welcome Letter with instructions about how to access the CRI Member Library. Students will have one year of unlimited access to these courses.

Visit the CRI Member Library page for more details.

Online Course Chapters:

  • Part 1: Introduction to Feline Rehabilitation and Pain Management (Dr. Kristin Kirkby Shaw)
  • Part 2: Getting to Know Cats (Dr. Annette Litster)
  • Part 3: Deep Dive into Feline Pain Management (Dr. Kristin Kirkby Shaw)
  • Part 4: The How To¬ís of Feline Rehabilitation (Dr. Kristin Kirkby Shaw)