The certificate program in equine rehabilitation is a sequence of postgraduate courses for veterinarians, physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and veterinary technicians or students of these professions, case studies and a cumulative examination. The courses are designed to guide the practitioner from the theoretical foundations to the clinical applications of equine rehabilitation.
|Instructor(s)||Andris Kaneps, Chris Kawack, Jennifer Brooks, Kevin Haussler, Steve Adair|
Participants must have a degree as a:
EQUINE I - ONLINE LECTURE SERIES
(Participants must complete all online lectures prior to attending live labs sessions.)
Fee's and Payment Options
Purchase all of Modules together and SAVE $200 - Pay only $5,050.00
This course provides an introduction to equine rehabilitation and therapeutic modalities. Participant will review the regulatory issues involved in this field of practice from the perspective of physical therapists and veterinarians.
Basic equine anatomy, gait analysis, conformation, lameness evaluation and neurologic examination will be reviewed. Collaboration between the veterinary and physical therapy professions will be emphasized to enhance the learning experience.
The participant will be introduced to the use of selected physical agent modalities used in equine physical rehabilitation. The following physical agents will be covered: superficial heating and cooling agents, manual therapies, electrical therapies (for example: electrical stimulation), mechanical therapies (for example: therapeutic ultrasound, shock wave therapy), therapeutic exercise, pain relief and external coaptation.
This online program will be complimented by live animal, hands on laboratories in Module I & II live lab sessions.
RACE Approved, Program Approval Number 120-17084
Number of Hours of CE:
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