Equine Focused CE
August 20, 2023 Sunday, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Shana has worked as a technician since 2011, both in small animal and academia. She is a surgery technician and senior veterinary technician at the University of Minnesota Large Animal Veterinary Medical Center. Shana has also co-edited a textbook for Elsevier: Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 5th edition.
|Equine Colic: What’s the Story?
Colic is perhaps the most common equine emergency. Why do they colic? What are the clinical signs of colic? How do we prepare to receive this type of emergency and what diagnostics can be performed? Let's dive into the world of equine colic and answer all of these questions.
|Working With A Neurologic Horse: Be Prepared, Be Safe!
A neurologic horse can be dangerous not only to itself, but to veterinary staff as well. Knowing what equipment, you should have ready, and how to use that equipment is of utmost importance. If a horse is down in the trailer, do you know how to get it out? Do you know how to use a sling? Is it safe to sedate a neurologic horse? This course will cover how to safely work with a neurologic horse, the equipment used and some of the most common reasons a horse becomes neurologic.
|Neonatal Care: Is Your Team Ready For Foaling Season?
Foals, foals everywhere! Foals present a unique set of challenges. Is the mare easy to handle? Is it an orphan foal? Is it a dummy foal? Does the foal need oxygen? This course will cover a hospital foal unit set up, common reasons a foal will come into the hospital and the equipment needed to treat those foals.
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