Advanced Techniques in Equine Fracture Management 2021

Registration is currently only open to Group 1 participants from Principles in Equine Fracture Management 2020 Online who will be attending the Principles in Equine Fracture Management Lab 2021  in La Jolla, CA, October 15, 2021.

  • Description

    This course focuses on principles and techniques for reconstruction of complicated fractures in the horse requiring various plating applications. Advanced Techniques in Equine Fracture Management builds upon the foundation of fracture repair taught in the Equine Basic Principles course. Faculty for both the lectures and practical labs are experts on fracture fixation and provide the most current information on techniques and management of orthopedic injuries in the equine patient.

    Participants are encouraged to bring digital images of HIPAA-compliant radiographs of their problem cases for discussion. Instructions regarding the format for the images will be forwarded closer to the time of the course.

    Learning will be delivered through

    • Lectures
    • Discussions and radiographic reviews of complicated cases
    • Hands-on laboratory exercises with a 6:1 participant-to-faculty ratio
  • Learning objectives

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to
    Describe the biomechanics of fractures
    Manage complicated and long bone fractures in the horse
    Apply appropriate internal or external fixation techniques for reconstruction of complicated fractures in the horse
    Identify indications for corrective osteotomy
    Assess open and infected fractures and develop a treatment plan

  • Prerequisites

    Principles in Equine Fracture Management 2020 Online and Principles in Equine Fracture Management Lab 2021 (La Jolla, CA).

  • Who should attend

    Veterinary residents and practicing veterinarians, especially those with interest in equine patients.

  • Location, time, and tuition

    Venue(s)

    Date

    • October 16-18, 2021

    Tuition

    • Practicing surgeons: USD $1,080.00
    • Residents: USD $860.00

Course Chairs

Alan Ruggles, DVM, DACVS

Alan Ruggles, DVM, DACVS

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital

Lawrence Bramlage, DVM, MS, DACVS

Larry Bramlage, DVM, MS, DACVS

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital


Faculty

  • Larry Galuppo, DVM, DACVS
  • José García-López, VMD, DACVS, DACVSMR
  • Janik Gasiorowski, VMD, DACVS
  • Laurie Goodrich, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVS
  • Chris Kawcak, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR
  • Alan Nixon, BVSc, MS, DACVS
  • Kyla Ortved, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR
  • Dean Richardson, DVM, DACVS
  • Jeffrey Watkins, DVM, MS, DACVS

Register now for Advanced Techniques in Equine Fracture Management 2021

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