Webinar Plus: Equine pain management

Key Information

CPD Hours: 16 hours

Course Length: Four weeks

Course Format: A mixture of pre-recorded weekly webinars (which can be reviewed throughout the course), live weekly Q&A sessions with the tutors, online case assessment exercises, supplementary reading material and tutor-moderated online discussion forums

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03 Oct - 30 Oct 22

New for 2022

Course Information

Key Areas
  • Pain physiology and pain assessment
  • Opioids in equine pain management
  • Locoregional anaesthesia and analgesia, drugs and techniques
  • NSAIDs
  • Acupuncture and other non-pharmacological options
About this course

We encounter acute and chronic pain in equine practice every day. Are you up to date with the current pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment options? Do you think you could improve your ability to assess pain in equine patients?

This course aims to equip the participants with current knowledge on equine pain and its assessment. The course will then explore the different treatment options along with their advantages and disadvantages. Opioid use in equines and new approaches to locoregional anaesthesia will be reviewed. Ancillary therapies and other pain management modalities such as acupuncture will be explored. Case examples will be used to provide practical examples of equine pain medicine.

Why do this course?
Refresh your equine pain management knowledge and get up to date on new research on this area. Start adding new options in your pain plans the next day!

The webinars for this course will be pre-recorded and can be viewed as recorded versions throughout the course. A live Q&A session with the tutor will run on the following dates at 2.00pm London time.

Live Q&A dates:
Wednesday 5th October
Wednesday 12th October
Wednesday 19th October
Wednesday 26th October


Dietrich Graf von Schweinitz , BSc DVM MRCVS CertVetAc, ABVA
Education Director
To The Point Acupuncture, Guildford

Andy Fiske-Jackson, BVSc MVetMed DipECVS FHEA MRCVS
Associate Professor of Equine Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College

Carolina Palacios Jimenez, DVM CertVA PGCertVetEd PhD DipECVAA MRCVS
Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia
The Royal Veterinary College

Johanna Kaartinen, Msc PhD DipECVAA MRCVS
Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia
The Royal Veterinary College

Sandra Sanchis Mora, DVM MVetMed Dip ECVAA PhD PG-Cert VetEd FHEA MRCVS
Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia
The Royal Veterinary College

Melanie Perrier, Dr.med.vet DipDACVS DipDECVS CERP MRCVS
Lecturer in Equine Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College

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