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Get Involved: SAAPRA Conference 2019

5th & 6th OCTOBER

The 2019 Conference will be held in Johannesburg with local speakers from all around SA.
We will once again combine the equine and canine aspects.

Please keep a look out for Equine and Canine training that will be occurring throughout the year with international speakers, held by private training institutions.

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Advance your Knowledge

SAAPRA is connected to a number of rehabilitation education centers that will help you with your continued education.

Onlinepethealth offers online training with CPD Points to rehabilitation therapists and hydrotherapists on a monthly basis.
SAAPRA members can apply for a discounted monthly membership with Onlinepethealth.
Please email info@onlinepethealth.com for more information on a discounted membership.

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Courses for you in 2019

MARCH 2019:

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMALS
WEBINAR SERIES – 4 PARTS:
What Does it Mean?

Date: 26th March, 2nd April, 9th April, 16th April
Location: Onlinepethealth Small Animal Webinar Line Up
Cost: $97
About: In this series of webinars, Carrie and Erica will discuss a variety of clinical findings and how to evaluate them; and explore what they mean from a clinical evaluation and treatment perspective. 
Lecturer: Erica Parise: PT, DPT, CCRT and Carrie Adrian: PT, PhD, CCRP
CPD Points: 4

ONLINEPETHEALTH EQUINE
Webinar: Swimming Exercise for Horses

Date: 27 March 2019
Location: Onlinepethealth Equine Webinar Lineup
Cost: $57
About: A discussion of cardiovascular and respiratory responses, swimming gait and common practices.
Lecturer: with Cate Steel: BVSc (Hons), FANZCVS (Equine Surgery), Diplomat American College Veterinary Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
CPD Points: 1

APRIL 2019:

ONLINEPETHEALTH HYDRO
WEBINAR:
Understanding Muscle Physiology & Contraction to Achieve Specific Outcome

Date: 4th April
Location: Onlinepethealth Hydro Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: This lecture will focus on the physiology of muscle to allow you to use hydrotherapy to achieve specific outcomes.
Lecturer: Marinette Teeling: BSc Physiotherapy
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH EQUINE
Webinar: Rehabilitation for the Neurological Horse

Date: 10 April 2019
Location: Onlinepethealth Equine Webinar Lineup
Cost: $57
About: This webinar will focus on the assessment and development of a rehabilitation program for the neurological horse. 
Lecturer: with Tena Ursini: DVM, CERP, DACVSMR
CPD Points: 1

EQUINE-LIBRIUM Equine Symposium

Date: 11-14th April
Location: Equine-Librium College, Plettenberg Bay
Cost: Early Bird Members fee for the full symposium: R12 000 (R6000 discount)
Lecturers: Dr Lesley Goff, Dr Heli Hyytiainen, Dr Kevin Haussler
Contact information: elc_online@equine-librium.co.za
CPD points:

ONLINEPETHEALTH EQUINE
Webinar: Use of Motion Capture Tools for Gait Analysis

Date: 24th April 2019
Location: Onlinepethealth Equine Webinar Lineup
Cost: $57
About: Using motion detection tools can improve your gait analysis, allowing you to evaluate movement more objectively and with greater accuracy. This lecture will look at some of the different options for motion capture and gait analysis, some of the issues that may be associated with these, and the best ways to integrate them into your practice.
Lecturer: with Lauren Birkbeck: Course Leader for BSc (Hons), Equine Sports Science at Nottingham Trent University
CPD Points: 1

MAY 2019:

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMAL
WEBINAR: A Deeper look at NSAIDs

Date: 7th May
Location: Onlinepethealth Small Animal Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Everything you thought you knew about NSAIDs and more. Their benefits and harms are intertwined.
Lecturer: Kenneth Joubert: BVSc (UP) MMedVet (Anaes), Specialist Anaesthetist
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH EQUINE
Webinar: Assessment and Treatment
of the SIJ

Date: 15th May 2019
Location: Onlinepethealth Equine Webinar Lineup
Cost: $57
About: This webinar will explore the biomechanics of the sacroiliac joint and its relationship to pelvic and lumbar movement, as well as the assessment of this area based on biomechanics and function.
Lecturer: with Lesley Goff: PhD, MSc (AnimPhysio), MAPpSc (ExSpSc), GDip (Manip), BAppSc(Physio)
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH HYDRO
WEBINAR: 
Hydrotherapy for Geriatric Cases

Date: 16th May
Location: Onlinepethealth Hydro Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: How we can help our geriatric patients enjoy a better quality of life?
Lecturer: Kirsty Arthur: CCRP, Dip HSA, RCH, Rehabilitation Practitioner, Senior Hydrotherapist, Lecturer
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMAL
WEBINAR: The Science & Safety of Lasers & LEDs, sans Sales Pitch

 

Date: 28th May
Location: Onlinepethealth Small Animal Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: In this webinar, Dr. Robinson will present the facts concerning power, pulsing, wavelength, and “dose” as they relate to photomedicine, specifically scrutinizing the claim that “more is better”.
Lecturer: with Narda Robinson: DO, DVM, MS, FAAMA
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH EQUINE
Webinar: The Efficacy of Equine Thermal Imaging

Date: 29th May 2019
Location: Onlinepethealth Equine Webinar Lineup
Cost: $57
About: This lecture will take a look at non-invasive physiological studies before and after the application of different therapies, utilizing thermal imaging.
Lecturer: with Graham Rockley
CPD Points: 1

JUNE 2019:

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMAL
WEBINAR: Carrie’s Clinical Corner

Date: 11th June
Location: Onlinepethealth Small Animal Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: The 2nd installment. Join this interactive webinar to discuss your difficult cases with Carrie Adrian. Come prepared with some questions and concerns you have been having in practice, and get some advice from Carrie as well as the other attendees.
Lecturer: with Carrie Adrian: PT, PhD, CCR
CPD Points: 0

ONLINEPETHEALTH HYDRO
WEBINAR: Adapting your Hydro Protocol

Date: 20th June
Location: Onlinepethealth Hydro Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: How to adapt your hydrotherapy plan according to the treatment techniques being used for a pathology, and not only according to the pathology.
Lecturer: Ellen Martens: PT, MT, CCRT
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMAL
WEBINAR: Myotendinous Conditions

Date: 25th June
Location: Onlinepethealth Small Animal Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Injuries involving muscles, tendons and ligaments are the most common cause of lameness.  We’ll be exploring the most common types of soft tissue injuries and understanding how the physiology of tissues healing can help us find the best strategies for successful treatment!
Lecturer: with Leilani Alvarez: DVM, DACVSMR, CVA, CCRT, CVCHM, Head of Integrative & Rehabilitative Medicine
CPD Points: 1

JULY 2019:

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMAL
WEBINAR: The Long Term use of Opioids and the Alternatives

 

Date: 9th July
Location: Onlinepethealth Small Animal Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Opioids are not a perfect solution for long term pain management – why? When should we use opioids and what can we use instead of opioids.
Lecturer: with Kenneth Joubert: BVSc (UP), MMedVet (Anaes), Specialist Anaesthetist
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMALS
WEBINAR SERIES – 4 PARTS:
Cat Series

Date: 16th July, 23rd July, 30th July, 6th August
Location: Onlinepethealth Small Animal Webinar Line Up
Cost: $97
About: Recent surveys show that cats out-number dogs as pets in the US by 10 milalion yet the treatment of pain in this species lags behind what is available for dogs. This presentation will focus on chronic pain in cats, how to recognize it and how to treat it with and without pharmaceuticals. Information will be presented on emerging therapies in treating painful cats. 
Lecturer: with Janice Huntingford: DVM, DACVSMR, CVA, CVPP, CCRT CAVCA
CPD Points: 4

ONLINEPETHEALTH HYDRO
WEBINAR: Biomechanics in the Underwater Treadmill

Date: 18th July
Location: Onlinepethealth Hydro Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: This webinar will explore the biomechanics of the canne while in the Underwater Treadmill.
Lecturer: Sarah Beth ChannonBSc, PhD, MSc (Vet Ed), FHEA
CPD Points: 1