Surgical Management of Injuries in Canine Sports Medicine
Develop skills in diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation to maximize success for canine athletes with wet labs
September 22-24, 2021, Las Vegas, Nevada
Canine sporting activities have become increasingly more popular over the past several decades. In turn, the demand for veterinarians skilled in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation has increased.
This course has been specifically designed for veterinary residents and practicing veterinarians to fine-tune their skills in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation therapy needed to maximize success and allow for a return to athletic function in the canine patient.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to Describe complete evaluation of the canine athlete regarding examination, gait analysis and diagnostic imaging Describe muscle, tendon, ligament healing and surgical methods for repair or replacement Recognize and apply AO Principles to fracture management in the canine athlete Identify and select appropriate techniques to problems such as nonunion, infections and technical errors that are critical for successful patient outcomes Discuss the importance of preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative planning and other aspects of the clinical decision-making process in small animal surgery and sports medicine traumatology
AO VET Small Animal Basic Principles course, as some familiarity with tools and techniques is required.
Who should attend
Veterinary residents and practicing veterinarians, especially those interested in diagnosing and treating sports related injuries in the canine patient.
Location, time, and tuition
- David Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS
- Steven Martinez, DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR
- Dirsko J.F. von Pfeil, Dr. med. vet., DVM, DACVS, DECVS, DACVSMR
- Simon Roe, BVSc, PhD, DACVS (Evaluator)