Equine lecture series 2019: Diagnostic Imaging and Lameness - Diagnosing Equine Lameness – The Role of Imaging Technology

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This course last ran 6 Feb 2019, we may be releasing new dates soon, please contact us for further information.

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Have you ever wondered how vets decide whether to use x-rays, ultrasound, CT, scintigraphy, MRI or a combination of these to investigate a lame horse? This lecture will show you which imaging technology is the most appropriate for different lameness problems, and how each can be used to identify the cause of pain in limping horses.

The lecture will also explore the role of inertia sensor technology in diagnosing lameness – how it has developed and on which cases it is used most effectively. We will bring in audience participation with voting buttons so you can compare your ability to spot lameness with the machine! We will also explore where things may go in the future, including developments being pioneered at the RVC.

The other 2019 equine lectures are:

Diagnostic Imaging and Lameness - Wednesday 6th February 2019
Equine Dentistry - Wednesday 3rd April 2019
Buying a Horse - Wednesday 5th June 2019
Headshaking and Seizures - Wednesday 7th August 2019
Pain in horses - Wednesday 2nd October 2019
Gastrointestinal Anatomy - Wednesday 4th December 2019

Season ticket discount offer: Purchase 5 or 6 of the equine lectures above for just £40.

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets must be purchased in advance and before midday on the day. Please note we cannot accept payment at the door.

Registration commences at 7pm where refreshments will be available. Lecture time 7.30 - 9.00pm.

Late-comers may be refused entry.

A receipt will be sent as soon as we have processed your payment.  Delegates will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis.  Due to the cost of administration no refunds can be given. The lecture can be viewed online at a later date and you will be sent these details by email.

Please note if you are purchasing a Season Ticket, the discount will automatically be added once you have added 5 or 6 lectures to your basket.

 

Tutors

David Bolt, Dr.med.vet MS DipACVS DipECVS DipECVDI LA Assoc. FHEA MRCVS
Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College

Andy Fiske-Jackson, BVSc MVetMed DipECVS FHEA MRCVS
Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College