During this webcast, Dr. Katie Ellis will review common tools used for equine rehabilitation. Additionally, she will discuss indications for use for each of these modalities, and mechanisms of action, as well as evidence for use in horses, when available. Contraindications for each modality will also be explained.
As you know, we have a severe shortage of veterinarians and support staff in our profession. While we tend to focus on attracting people to the veterinary profession, the bigger issue is that we have a retention problem. Disengaged employees are a cause of low morale, productivity and profitability; and increased employee turnover, burnout and client complaints. One key to retaining employees is to create a business culture that has a high level of employee engagement. A standardized employee...
How to incorporate a complete dental examination and diagnostic dental radiographs into your practice
During this webcast, Dr. Leah Limone will review how to complete a thorough oral/dental examination. She will also explore normal vs abnormal anatomy, and go over radiographic views to take to help diagnose areas of dental disease.
Not all cryptorchid castrations can or need to be performed in a hospital setting. During this webcast, Dr. Aimie Doyle discusses the approach to attempting cryptorchid castration in the field.
Castration remains one of the most stressful procedures for many field veterinarians. During this one-hour webcast, Dr. Aimie Doyle discusses how to deal with both major and minor complications associated with equine castration in the field.
During this webcast, Dr. Daniel Pang and Dr. Shannon Lockhart will review key concepts and options for equine field anesthesia, including: common drug choices for field anesthesia, with a discussion of their advantages and disadvantages;differences between midazolam and diazepam, and their impact when included in the anesthetic protocol;options for extending general anesthesia under field conditions; and,anesthetic monitoring: assessing depth of anesthesia and monitoring equipment.
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In this podcast, Dr. Joelle Jobin, licensed clinical psychologist and horse owner for over 30 years, discusses the importance of managing client expectations in your veterinary practice. She reviews challenges in setting boundaries, particularly for entry-level veterinarians, and provides practical strategies to handle situations in which boundaries are crossed. She also talks about balancing patient care, client satisfaction, and the need for personal time, and warns about the pitfalls of...
Dr. Léguillette and Dr. Viel discuss the do’s and don’ts of managing equine asthma. They explain why mucopurulent discharges from the nose rarely call for a course of antibiotics, and why the use of antihistamines alone will not likely control clinical signs of asthma. They review the role of bronchodilators in managing equine asthma as well as the use and preferred mode of administration of corticosteroids. They also provide an overview of Aservo™ EquiHaler™, an intranasal inhaler containing...
Dr. Léguillette and Dr. Viel discuss the chronic nature of equine asthma and the critical role that environmental factors like pollen, road dust and environmental dust play as asthma triggers. They stress the importance of environmental correction to minimize exposure to allergens and review regional differences in environmental issues faced by horses with this condition. They also provide practical tips to manage environmental conditions that contribute to equine asthma.
Dr. Léguillette and Dr. Viel discuss the high prevalence of equine asthma – formerly known as inflammatory airway disease or recurrent airway obstruction – and which horses may be affected by this condition, as well as why it may be underdiagnosed. They also emphasize the negative impact that tracheal mucus can have on the performance of race horses, and review the role of bronchoalveolar lavage in the diagnosis of equine asthma.
Watch the second part of Dr. Jennifer Jobin’s interview with Dr. Caitlin Daly about the recent presentation she gave at the 2021 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention entitled Finding success and satisfaction in solo practice. She shares her tips on how to develop one’s business sense, connect with other entrepreneurs, and collaborate with veterinary colleagues for additional support to provide the best service possible to clients.
Watch this short video, as Dr. Jennifer Jobin interviews Dr. Gustavo Zanotto about the recent presentation he gave at the 2021 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention entitled Current joint therapy in equine health: Changes in the last 10 years. He discusses the most significant differences in equine joint therapy noted between 2009 and 2019 and looks into other topics he addressed in his study.