Equine III: Equine Rehabilitation Certificate Program Final Examination and Case Presentations

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Presented by: Steve Adair

Participants must prepare a written report, for submission, of two clinical equine rehabilitation cases that have required rehabilitation prior to taking the examination

Details

After successful completion of Equine I & II online lectures and live lab sessions, students will be eligible for Equine III, Final Examination and Case Presentations. 

Examinations will be administered online.  Participants must prepare a written report, for submission, of two clinical equine rehabilitation cases that have required rehabilitation prior to taking the examination.  Participants will be given the format for the written submission during Equine I & II lab sessions.  Current students must successfully complete their degree program before sitting for the final exam.

Next Exam: To be determined during labs in October 2016

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Instructor(s) Steve Adair
Learning Objectives

Upon complete all modules of the Equine Rehabilitation Certificate Program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the regulatory issues surrounding the practice of animal rehabilitation
  • Describe basic anatomical differences between the human and the horse.
  • Determine basic gaits of the horse and recognize equine lameness
  • Understand basic equine conformation Understand the equine neurologic examination
  • Utilize a Team Approach in equine examination
  • Be familiar with the different therapeutic modalities available to the equine patient
  • Know the mechanism of action, application and efficacy of each modality
  • Discuss possible outcome measures to determine the effectiveness of the selected therapeutic modality
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the potential benefits of various emerging modalities in equine rehabilitation
  • Be familiar with the cause and medical or surgical therapy for conditions of equine tendons and ligaments
  • Response to injury and healing of tendons and ligaments
  • Determine which conditions are appropriate for physical therapy
  • Selection of appropriate therapeutic modality
  • Measure response to therapy
  • Be familiar with the cause and medical or surgical therapy for conditions of nerves, muscle, skin and hooves
  • Response to injury and healing of nerves, muscle, skin and hooves
  • Determine which conditions are appropriate for physical therapy
  • Selection of appropriate therapeutic modality
  • Measure response to therapy
  • Design and implement a comprehensive rehabilitation program for commonly occurring musculoskeletal, integumentary and neurologic conditions in the horse
  • Correlate the rehabilitation program with the physiologic processes that the patient is undergoing during its rehabilitation
  • Discuss reasonable time frames for treatment including when to begin treatment, frequency of treatment, and duration of treatment
  • Discuss the need for and the methods of referral and communication between the referring veterinarian and the rehabilitation provider
  • Document the rehabilitation progarms using standardized forms
Prerequisites

Module III - ONLINE EXAM pre-requisites;

Participants must have completed the following courses;

  • Module I & II online lectures
  • Module I & II live lab session

 

Participants must have a degree as a:

  • Veterinarian - Proof of degree(s) and/or license(s) must be provided.
  • Physical Therapy - Proof of degree(s) and/or license(s) must be provided.
  • Physical Therapy Assistant - Proof of degree(s) and/or license(s) must be provided.
  • Veterinary Technician* - Proof of degree(s) and/or license(s) must be provided.
    • * If your state does not require a degree to be a veterinary technician, a letter from your employer, who must be a D.V.M. or V.M.D., is required. This letter must include:
      • A statement that reflects that you work in the capacity of a veterinary technician
      • A list of your duties as a veterinary technician
  • Student in one of the above professions
    • You must have completed at least one year of your program before taking your first course
    • Successful completion of your degree is required prior to taking the certificate exam
    • Proof of enrollment must be made available.
  • Individuals must have demonstrated equine handling abilities and are required to sign a statement to that effect.
Details

After successful completion of Equine I & II online lectures and live lab sessions, students will be eligible for Equine III, Final Examination and Case Presentations. Examinations will be administered online.

Participants must prepare a written report, for submission, of two clinical equine rehabilitation cases that have required rehabilitation prior to taking the examination. Participants will be given the format for the written submission during Equine I & II lab sessions. Current students must successfully complete their degree program before sitting for the final exam.

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