Internal Medicine Challenges for Advanced Practitioners
This webinar was designed for equine practitioners with a good working knowledge in internal medicine and covers challenging conditions and new developments in the field. Each of the following hot topics will be addressed via well-illustrated, interactive case-discussions providing a platform for the panel of speakers to share pitfalls, erroneous clinical conclusions and useful tips and tricks:
- Pleural & Pericardial Diseases
- Hepatic Diseases
- Non-healing Corneal Ulcers
- Ultrasonography of the Foal
- Common Cardiac Conditions
- Investigation of the Thin Horse
- Urinary Tract Disorders
- Vascular Ultrasound – New Developments and Tips & Tricks
Registration Process: Once you have registered and upon payment, you will receive an invitation to the live webinar in due course. The webinars will be recorded and after the sessions have taken place, you will receive an access code for on-demand viewing for a limited period of time. The course fee includes extensive electronic course notes and a certificate of attendance.
BSc, BVSc, CertEP, DEIM, DipECEIM, MRCVS - United Kingdom
RCVS & European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
Andy graduated from Bristol in 1988 and after two years in mixed practice started in ambulatory equine practice in the Midlands. He gained the RCVS CertEP in 1993 before moving to Liphook Equine Hospital in 1994, becoming a partner in 2001. This was followed by the RCVS diploma in equine internal medicine in 2003 and European diploma in equine internal medicine in 2004. Andy has continued to perform a little first opinion ambulatory work although he now mainly works in the new hospital at Liphook with medical in-patients and the diagnostic laboratory. He has recently been appointed as visiting professor at the University of Surrey, Guildford and is involved in the development of a new veterinary school there. Andy’s main professional interests are in endocrine disease, liver disease, dermatology, infectious diseases and most other aspects of internal medicine.
Gunther van Loon
DVM, PhD, Dipl.ECEIM, Assoc.Member ECVDI - BelgiumEuropean Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
Gunther van Loon graduated from Ghent University, Belgium, in 1992 and has worked at the Ghent University, Department of Large Animal Internal Medicine, ever since. In 2001 he finished his PhD on “Atrial pacing and experimental atrial fibrillation in equines”. In 2004 he became Diplomate of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine and in 2011 Associate Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. He is now Professor in Large Animal Internal Medicine at Ghent University and his major interests are cardiology (arrhythmias, electrophysiology, cardiac pacing, echocardiography, TDI, 2D ST), and thoracic and abdominal ultrasound. Areas of research include 2D Speckle Tracking, Tissue Doppler Imaging, cardiac biomarkers, assessment of arterial wall stiffness and great vessel pathology, atrial fibrillation. Gunther has published mainly in the field of equine internal medicine and cardiology and lectures regularly at national and international courses and conferences.