Course Programme (brief overview – theory & practical)
A brief outline of the course content – day by day.
Leanne Mulllane Cert Ed will introduce the start of the day with the skeletal system giving learners an understanding of basic anatomy and physiology. Thereafter a lecture on the anatomy and physiology of the muscular system, followed by a practical session of putting the theoretical knowledge into practice by building the muscles discussed on the model skeletons therefore ensuring a full understanding of the topic for learners.
After lunch types of joints, tendons and ligaments will be discussed to give an understanding of basic Anatomy and Physiology expanding their knowledge.
Day one is closed with a recap of the days events to resolve any queries that may have arisen.
Day 2 then continues with Rebecca Winter RVN Dip A Phys MBVNA lecturing the management of Medical Conditions in hydrotherapy. Catherine will discuss the management of conditions such as Diabetes and Cushing’s disease in the hydrotherapy patient detailing their signs, symptoms and their management within the hydrotherapy setting.
Day 2 closes with a recap of the days events and any questions the learners may need resolving.
Mark Taylor delivers day 3. During the day Mark will discuss common orthopaedic and neurological conditions highlighting key presenting indicators for a multitude if conditions such as osteoarthritis, cruciate ligament disease, luxating patella, hip and elbow dysplasia, wobblers disease and FCE.
Throughout the day Mark will also explain their symptoms and surgical procedures that may be applied by the Veterinary Surgeon to correct these conditions.
Day 3 is again closed with a recap of the day and any questions that may have arisen. Coursework to be completed by the learner and post course assignment are introduced and discussed so any concerns can be answered.