This course will provide the participant with a comprehensive study of canine anatomy, physical agent modalities, therapeutic exercise, and selected topics in veterinary medicine.Course material includes a detailed lecture review of canine arthrology, myology, osteology and neuroanatomy. Didactic material will also be covered for physical agent modalities used in canine physical rehabilitation including superficial heating and cooling agents, therapeutic ultrasound, extracorporeal shockwave treatment, laser therapy, and electrical stimulation as well as theoretical clinical applications with cases. This course also provides the participant with the basic skills necessary to prescribe and provide therapeutic exercise programs for dogs. Topics covered include biomechanics of exercise, exercise physiology, range of motion and stretching, gait training, strengthening exercises, balance and proprioceptive exercises, aquatic exercises, and exercises for wellness/prevention. Bandaging, splinting, pharmacology, and zoonotic disease will also be included. Outcome measures (goniometry, circumferential measurements, functional scales, etc.) will also be included in this course.
|Instructor(s)||Darryl Millis, David Levine, Denis Marcellin-Little|
Completion of Canine I online and Participant must be a Veterinarian, Veterinary Technician, Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist or an actively enrolled student in on of these fields.
PT II - ONLINE LECTURE ONLY - Must be completed prior to attending labs.
Run time 21 hours 27 minutes and 28 seconds
Registration includes 1 year access to the online course
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