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Veterinarians face new challenges every day in treating their patients. The Postgraduate Certificate in Diagnosis and Treatment of Lameness 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 of the Postgraduate Certificate in Diagnosis and Treatment of Lameness in Large Animals has programmed a careful selection of techniques used in the diagnosis and treatment of ruminants (cattle, sheep), camelids (camels, alpacas, llamas), swine (pigs, wild 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 program 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 Lameness 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 Postgraduate Certificate: Equidae, Ruminants and Swine
- The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created, provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional practice
- The latest innovations in Diagnosis and Treatment of Lameness in Large Animals
- Practical exercises where self assessment can be used to improve learning
- Special emphasis on innovative methodologies in Diagnosis and Treatment of Lameness 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 immersive training programmed to train in real situations.
This program is designed around Problem Based Learning, whereby professionals must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise during the Postgraduate Certificate. 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 Lameness in Large Animals.
This training comes with the best didactic material, providing you with a contextual approach that will facilitate your learning"
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 Lameness 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 Lameness in Large Animals contains the most complete and up to date scientific program on the market”
Module 1. Diagnosis of Lameness in Large Animals: Ruminants, Swine and Equidae
1.1. Medical History
1.1.1. Basic Information
1.1.2. Current Problem
1.1.3. Importance of Conformation
220.127.116.11. Thoracic Limbs
18.104.22.168. Pelvic Limbs
1.2. Static Physical Examination
1.3. Dynamic Physical Evaluation
1.3.1. Basic Biomechanical Characteristics
1.3.2. Exam Protocol
1.3.3. Lameness of the Thoracic Limbs
1.3.4. Lameness of the Pelvic Limb
1.3.5. Types of Claudication
1.3.6. Compensatory Lameness
1.3.8. Flexion Test
1.4. Diagnostic Anesthesia
1.4.1. Types of Local Anesthetics
1.4.2. General Considerations
1.4.3. Perineural Anesthesia
1.4.4. Intrasynovial Anesthesia
1.4.5. Recommended Action Protocols
1.4.6. Interpretation of Results
1.5. Analysis and Quantification of Movement
1.5.1. Kinetic Study
1.5.2. Kinematic Study
1.6. Radiological Examination
1.6.1. General Considerations
1.6.2. Main Findings and Interpretation
1.7. Ultrasound Examination
1.7.1. General Considerations
1.7.2. Main Findings and Interpretation
1.8. Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Techniques
1.8.1. Magnetic Resonance
1.8.2. Computerized Tomography
1.9. Introduction to Treatment
1.9.1. Conservative Medicine Therapies
1.9.2. Surgical Management
1.10. Clinical Examination in Ruminants, Swine and Camelids
1.10.1. Ruminants (Cattle, Sheep) and Camelids (Camels, Alpacas and Llamas)
1.10.2. Swine (Pigs, Wild Boar)
Module 2. Main Musculoskeletal Pathologies in Large Animals: Ruminants, Swine and Equidae
2.1. Articular Pathology
2.1.3. Main Joints Affected in Sport Horses
2.1.5. Treatment Management
2.2. Maladaptive Bone Pathology
2.2.3. Treatment Management
2.3. Tendon Pathology
2.3.2. Main Areas Affected in Sport Horses
2.3.4. Treatment Management
2.4. Ligament Pathology
2.4.2. Main Areas Affected in Sport Horses
2.4.4. Treatment Management
2.5. Muscular Pathology
2.5.1. Etiology and Classification
2.5.3. Treatment Management
2.6. Head, Dorsum and Pelvis Pathologies
2.6.1. Cervical Pathology
2.6.2. Thoracolumbar Pathologies
2.6.3. Lumbosacral Pathologies
2.6.4. Sacroiliac Pathology
2.7. Podotrochlear Pathologies. Palmar Hoof Pain
2.7.2. Clinical Signs
2.7.4. Treatment Management
2.8. Conservative Therapy and Therapeutic Farriery
2.8.1. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatories
2.8.3. Hyaluronic Acid
2.8.4. Glycosaminoglycans and Oral Supplements
2.8.6. Polyacrylamide Gel
2.8.7. Other treatments
2.8.8. Therapeutic Farriery
2.9. Regenerative Biological Therapy
2.9.1. Use of Mesenchymal Cells
2.9.2. Autologous Conditioned Serum
2.9.3. Autologous Protein Solution
2.9.4. Growth Factors
2.9.5. Platelet-rich Plasma
2.10. Main Musculoskeletal Pathologies in Ruminants, Camelids and Swine
2.10.1. Ruminants (Cattle, Sheep) and Camelids (Camels, Alpacas and Llamas)
2.10.2. Swine (Pigs, Wild Boar)
This training will allow you to advance in your career comfortably"