The lectures and practical sessions of this course provide the equine practitioner with the knowledge and practical skills to confidently deal with the neonatal and post-neonatal foal in first opinion practice and with the decision making when to refer to a dedicated neonatal intensive care unit.
The world-renowned panel of foal care experts consisting of Professor Pam Wilkins (Univ. of Illinois, USA), Emily Haggett (Rossdales Equine Hospital, Newmarket, UK) and Jessica Kidd (Lambourn, UK) will share their wealth of experience through highly-illustrated interactive lectures.
The 4 hours of wetlabs on mannequins/specimens and PowerPoint case-based discussions in small groups will allow attendees to further develop their practical and decision-making skills under the watchful eyes of the specialists. Each attendee will be rotating through the following stations:
- Placement of an Over-the-Wire Catheter on a mannequin
- Use of Bandages, Splints & Casts on mannequins/specimens
- PowerPoint Case-Discussions – Imaging of the Foal in the Field
- Foal-side Quick Assessment Tests Lab