Veterinarians must continue their training to adapt to new developments in this field”

Veterinarians face new challenges every day in treating their patients. The Postgraduate Certificate in Diagnosis and Treatment of Developmental Diseases in Large Animals comprises a complete and up-to-date educational program including the latest advances in traumatology and orthopedic surgery in ruminants (cattle, sheep), camelids (camels, alpacas and llamas), swine (pigs, wild boars) and equidae (horses, donkeys and mules).

The theoretical and practical content has been chosen taking into account its potential practical application in daily clinical practice. Furthermore, the audiovisual material collects scientific and practical information on the essential disciplines for professional practice.

In each topic, practical cases presented by experts in Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery in Large Animals have been developed, with the objective of the practically applying the knowledge acquired. In addition, students will participate in a self-evaluation process to improve their learning and knowledge during their practical activities.

The teaching team has programmed a careful selection of techniques used in the diagnosis and treatment of Lameness in Ruminants (Cattle, Sheep), Camelids (Camels, Alpacas, Llamas), Swine (Pigs, Boars) and Equidae (Horses, Donkeys and Mules), including the description of musculoskeletal surgery and rehabilitation in those species to which they are applied.

The teaching surgeons of this Postgraduate Certificate are graduates of the European or American College of Veterinary Surgeons and have extensive experience both in the university field and in private practice. In both areas, they are responsible for large animal surgery services in leading veterinary centers and most of them direct residency programs, master's degree programs and research projects.

As a result of the training that the teaching staff of this Postgraduate Certificate undertook in North America and Europe, the techniques have been extensively tested and are internationally recognized.

All of these elements mentioned above make this Postgraduate Certificate a unique specialization program, exclusive and different to all the courses offered in other universities.

Don't miss the opportunity to study this Postgraduate Certificate with us. It's the perfect opportunity to advance in your veterinary career"

This Postgraduate Certificate in Diagnosis and Treatment of Developmental Diseases in Large Animals contains the most complete and up-to-date educational program on the market. The most important features of the program include:

  • Practical cases presented by experts in Advanced Techniques for Cardiovascular Pathology in Large Animals: Equidae, Ruminants and Swine
  • The graphic, schematic, and practical contents with which they are created, provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional development
  • Latest information on Diagnosis and Treatment of Developmental Diseases in Large Animals
  • Practical exercises where self-assessment can be used to improve learning
  • Special emphasis on innovative methodologies in Diagnosis and Treatment of Developmental Diseases in Large Animals
  • Theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

This course is the best investment you can make when choosing a refresher programme to update your existing knowledge of Large Animal Veterinary Medicine"

The multimedia content, developed with the latest educational technology, will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide an immersive program designed to train in real situations.

This program is designed around Problem-Based Learning, whereby the specialist must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise throughout the program. For this, the professional will have the help of an innovative interactive video system made by renowned and experienced experts in Diagnosis and Treatment of Developmental Diseases in Large Animals.

This program has the best didactic material, which will enable a contextual study that will facilitate your learning"

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This 100% online Postgraduate Certificate will allow you to combine your studies with your professional work while increasing your knowledge in this field"


The structure of the content has been designed by the best professionals in the field of Diagnosis and Treatment of Developmental Diseases in Large Animals, with extensive experience and recognized prestige in the profession, backed by the volume of cases reviewed, studied, and diagnosed, and with extensive knowledge of new technologies applied to veterinary medicine.

This Postgraduate Certificate in Diagnosis and Treatment of Developmental Diseases in Large Animals contains the most complete and up-to-date educational program on the market”

Module 1. Development Diseases: Angular and Flexural Deformities; Osteochondrosis and Subchondral Cyst in Large Animals: Ruminants, Swine and Equidae

1.1. Angular Deformities Etiopathogenesis

1.1.1. Anatomy
1.1.2. Hormonal Factors
1.1.3. Perinatal and Developmental Factors

1.2. Diagnosis and Preserved Treatment of Angular Deformities

1.2.1. Clinical and Radiography Diagnosis
1.2.2. Use of Splints, Resins and Fittings
1.2.3. Use of Shockwaves

1.3. Surgical Treatment of Angular Deformities

1.3.1. Bone Growth Stimulation Techniques
1.3.2. Bone Growth Delay Techniques
1.3.3. Corrective Ostectomy
1.3.4. Prognosis

1.4. Etiopathogenesis and Diagnosis of Flexural Deformities

1.4.1. Congenital
1.4.2. Acquired

1.5 Conservation Treatment of Flexural Deformities

1.5.1. Physiotherapy and Exercise Control
1.5.2. Medical Treatment
1.5.3. Use of Splints and Resins

1.6. Surgical Treatment of Flexural Deformities

1.6.1. Distal Interphalangeal Joint
1.6.2. Metacarpal/Metatarsal-Phalangeal Joint
1.6.3. Carpal Joint
1.6.4. Tarsal Joint

1.7. Osteochondrosis I

1.7.1. Etiopathogenesis
1.7.2. Diagnosis
1.7.3. Location of Lesions

1.8. Osteochondrosis II

1.8.1. Treatment
1.8.2. Prognosis

1.9. Subchondral Bone Cyst I

1.9.1. Etiopathogenesis
1.9.2. Diagnosis
1.9.3. Location of Lesions

1.10. Subchondral Bone Cyst II

1.10.1. Treatment
1.10.2. Prognosis

This program will allow you to advance in your career comfortably"