Upon completion of the class, you should be able to:
- Describe how an osteoarthritis case manager can help your patients and your practice
- Identify the roles of the osteoarthritis treatment team
- Describe the prevalence of osteoarthritis in dogs and its associated problems
Osteoarthritis affects an estimated 20% of the canine population. The Canine Osteoarthritis Case Manager course will provide an in-depth examination of canine osteoarthritis and the practical application of treatments. Relevant clinical studies will be reviewed as they pertain to canine osteoarthritis. This Introductory Module will discuss the concept of the Osteoarthritis Case Manager, the economics of osteoarthritis, and describe the seven course modules.
Upon completing this module you will be able to:
There is more to managing Canine Osteoarthritis than prescribing medications after the dog is disabled. This course will help you and your staff to recognize OA early and to effectively provide pre-emptive care and treatment for dogs in all stages of OA.
AAVSB RACE Program
Approval Number: #120-17397