This free one-hour course provides a brief but up-to-date overview of the field of animal rehabilitation.

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Description

This free 1 hour canine rehabilitation, an introduction to veterinary rehabilitation and physical therapy course provides a brief but up-to-date overview of the field of canine rehabilitation/companion animal rehabilitation.  Collaboration between the veterinary and physical therapy professions will be emphasized and the importance of a team approach to animal rehabilitation will be discussed. Selected biophysical agent modalities, therapeutic exercise, the importance of movement and outcome measures will be touched on.

We hope you enjoy this brief introduction and it peeks your interest enough to explore the courses and possible certification!

Canine Rehabilitation – An Introduction to Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy
(Free 1-Hour Course):

Course Outline:

  • Introduction
  • Definition of Physical Rehabilitation
  • What do we Rehabilitate?
  • Assessment
    • Joint Movement
    • Gait Analysis
  • Bio Physical Modalities
    • Cryotherapy
    • Thermotherapy
    • Therapeutic Ultrasound
    • TENS
    • NMES                                                                                                                               
  • Laser Therapy
  • Shockwave Therapy
  • PEMF
  • Manual Therapy
    • Why Manual Therapy
    • The Importance of Movement
  • Massage
  • Stretching
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Neuro Facilitation
  • Palpation
  • Therapeutic Exercise
    • Strengthen
    • Increase Balance
  • Proprioception
    • Design Therapeutic Exercise plan
  • Underwater Treadmill
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Ergonomics
  • Owner Education
  • Orthoses & Exoprostheses
  • Slings and Harnesses
  • Ambulation Carts
  • Plan of Care
  • Who Benefits from Rehabilitation?
  • Weight Management
  • Who can do it? A Team Approach
  • Why perform Rehabilitation?
  • When should you administer Rehabilitation?
  • Summary

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn the history of veterinary rehabilitation and physical therapy.
  • Understand the rationale for veterinary physical rehabilitation.
  • Learn the importance of a team approach.

 

Meet the instructors:
Denis Marcellin-Little, MS, DVM, DACVS, CCAT, CCRP,
David Levine, PT, PhD, DPT, CCAT, CCRP,
Debbie (Gross) Torraca, DPT, MSPT, Diplomat ABPTS, CCAT, CCRP,
Matthew Brunke, DVM, DACVSMR, CCAT, CCRP,
Kirsten Oliver, VN, DipAVN (Surgical), CVT, CCAT, CCRP, CVPP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation)

Total Run Time:
1 hour 21 minutes 21 seconds

RACE Approval: 

“This program has been approved for 1 hour of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval”.

Program Sponsors:
Big BarkerHELP ‘EM UPMulti Radiance Medical – VeterinaryMYOSH2O for FitnessWellVuAssisi Animal HealthElvation USAFitPawsGo Hero GoVetoquinol USAWalkin’ Pets

Course Details

Platform

Course Length

Certifications

RACE Program Approval

Provider #120 – Program Number:  #20-1206206

Number of Hours of CE:  1.00
  • Veterinarians:  1 hour
  • Veterinary Technicians:  1 hour

Additional Info

  • Certificates of Attendance can be printed once testing is completed with a passing grade.  You can then print your certificate from home.
  • Northeast Seminars is recognized by the RACE to offer continuing education for Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians.
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