Continued
Education

Get Involved: SAAPRA Conference 2019

5th & 6th OCTOBER

The 2019 Conference will be held in Johannesburg with international speaker Sarah Cruickshank.

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.

Learn

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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Training for you in 2019

AUGUST 2019:

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMALS
WEBINAR:

Assisi Animal Health Cats SERIES

Date: 16th, 23rd, 6th August and 13th August
Location: Onlinepethealth Small Animal Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Recent surveys show that cats out-number dogs as pets in the US by 10 million 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: Janice Huntingford: DVM, DACVSMR, CVA, CVPP, CCRT CAVCA
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH EQUINE
WEBINAR:

Biomechanics of the Equine Axial Skeleton

Date: 21st August
Location: Onlinepethealth Equine Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Discussing movement patterns of the equine back during ridden and unridden exercise.
Lecturer: Melissa King: DVM, PHD, DACVSMR
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH HYDRO
WEBINAR:

Hydrotherapy for Juvenile Cases

Date: 22nd August
Location: Onlinepethealth Hydro Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Developmental and conditional hydrotherapy treatment for a better quality of life.
Lecturer: Angela Griffiths: CCRP, Dip HSA, RCH, IAVRPT
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMALS
WEBINAR:

The Long Term use of Opioids and the Alternatives

Date: 27th August
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: Kenneth Joubert: BVSc (UP) MMedVet (Anaes), Specialist Anaesthetist
CPD Points: 1

SEPTEMBER 2019:

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMALS
WEBINAR:

Conditioning the Canine Athlete : Part 1

Date: 3rd September
Location: Onlinepethealth Small Animal Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Concepts, investigation, goals and training foundations for conditioning exercises.
Lecturer: Robbie Porter: CCRP
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH EQUINE
WEBINAR:

Girth Syndrome

Date: 4th September
Location: Onlinepethealth Equine Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: This presentation explores the potential causes of girth syndrome and how as physiotherapists we assess and also address the condition.
Lecturer: Lesley Goff: PhD, MSc (AnimPhysio), MAPpSc (ExSpSc), GDip (Manip), BAppSc(Physio)
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMALS
WEBINAR:

Keeping Pets Active throughout their Golden Years

Date: 17th September
Location: Onlinepethealth Small Animal Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Following on from our previous webinar “why are you calling me old”, this webinar will go further into the geriatric patient, focusing on keeping them strong and active through rehabilitation.
Lecturer: Mary Ellen Goldberg: BS, LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRA, CVPP, VTS-Lab Animal Medicine (Research Anethesia), VTS-Physical Rehabilitation (OC)
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH HYDRO
WEBINAR:

Gait Assessment for Canine Hydrotherapy Patients

Date: 23rd September
Location: Onlinepethealth Hydro Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Linking what you see to what you do.
Lecturer: Amy Kings: ACPAT Chartered Physiotherapist, PGDip Veterinary Physiotherapy, BSc, MCSP, Category A ACPAT
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH EQUINE
WEBINAR:

High Protein is Bad for Horses …True or False?

Date: 25th September
Location: Onlinepethealth Equine Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: I will unpack basic nutrition and explain requirements in the horse focusing on carbohydrate vs protein and their function.
Lecturer: Dr Rissa Parker: BVSc MRCVS
CPD Points: 1

OCTOBER 2019:

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMALS
WEBINAR:

Improving Post-Operative Recovery with tPEMF

Date: 8th October
Location: Onlinepethealth Small Animal Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Targeted pulsed electromagnetic field therapy is rapidly becoming a common tool for rehab practitioners.  We will review the latest evidence on how tPEMF can improve postop recovery for your patients!
Lecturer: Leilani Alvarez : DVM, DACVSMR
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH FREE EQUINE
WEBINAR:

Shockwave Therapy
Sponsored by Pulsevet

Date: TO BE CONFIRMED – FREE WEBINAR
Location: Onlinepethealth Equine Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: SHOCKWAVE THERAPY
Lecturer: Dr Kent Allen
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH EQUINE
WEBINAR:

The use of Magnetic Field in Equine Sports Medicine

Date: 16th October
Location: Onlinepethealth Equine Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: There are many products related to magnetic fields in the market today. This webinar will cover the main differences between them, the research behind their use and some examples of how it can help the horse.
Lecturer: Solange Mikail : DVM, Ms, DACVSMR – Owner of Espaço Equus – Equine Rehab Center 
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH HYDRO
WEBINAR:

Pet Bereavement – Self Care of the Professional You

Date: 17th October
Location: Onlinepethealth Hydro Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Being aware of the impact the work we do has on our emotional, mental and physical well-being, and recognising when we need to take a break or get help.
Lecturer: Sue Byrne: BA (Hons) Counselling, Equine Assisted Therapist, Cert. Ed.
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH EQUINE
WEBINAR:

Regenerative Medicine

Date: 30th October
Location: Onlinepethealth Equine Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: This webinar will explain the different regenerative medicine options available for clinical use in horses
Lecturer: Tena Ursini : PhD, MSc (AnimPhysio), MAPpSc (ExSpSc), GDip (Manip), BAppSc(Physio)
CPD Points: 1

NOVEMBER 2019:

3 DAY ONLINE CONFERENCE
ONLINEPETHEALTH

The Vet Rehab Summit 2019

Race Accreditation

Date: 15th to 17th November
Location: VetRehabSummit
Cost: Ticket sales on the site
About: An annual online conference for Veterinary Rehabilitation Therapists around the world, including platforms for Small Animal, Equine and Hydrotherapists.
RACE Points: Depending on ticket type

DECEMBER 2019:

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMAL
WEBINAR:

Conditioning the Canine Athlete Part 2

Date: 3rd December
Location: Onlinepethealth Small Animal Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Continued challenges and creating a conditioning plan for your athletic patients.
Lecturer: Robert Porter: CCRP
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH EQUINE
WEBINAR:

Carpal Injuries in Race Horses

Date: 4th December
Location: Onlinepethealth Equine Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Coming Soon.
Lecturer: Cate Steel : BVSc (Hons), FANZCVS (Equine Surgery), Diplomat American College Veterinary Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH HYDRO
WEBINAR:

Conservative Management: “Un” Crossing the Cruciate with Underwater Treadmill Therapy

Date: 12th December
Location: Onlinepethealth Hydro Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Hydrotherapy can help with early weight bearing, encouraging range of motion and conditioning after cranial cruciate ligament surgery. Learn how hydrotherapy can help patients during surgical recovery through to “Graduation”
Lecturer: Kristen Hagler: BS, RVT, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation), CCRP, CVPP, OACM, CBW
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMAL
WEBINAR:

Laser Part 2

Date: 17th December
Location: Onlinepethealth Small Animal Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About:
Lecturer: Narda Robinson: DO, DVM, MS, FAAMA
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH EQUINE
WEBINAR:

Introduction to Neonatal Physiotherapy

Date: 18th December
Location: Onlinepethealth Small Animal Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: This lecture presents various aspects of equine neonatal physiotherapy, including orthopedic issues like flexure deformities, neurological patients like dummy foals, and respiratory physiotherapy indications.
Lecturer: Heli Hyytiänen : PT, MSc in Vet Physiotherapy
CPD Points: 1