Continued
Education

Get Involved: SAAPRA Congress 2019

The 2019 Congress 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.

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.

training

Courses for you in 2019

FEBRUARY 2019:

ONLINEPETHEALTH HYDRO
WEBINAR:
Water, Water Everywhere!
Hydro for Exotics

Date: 7th February
Location: Onlinepethealth Hydro Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Using Hydrotherapy in exotic species can be daunting. Learn about the untapped potential of hydrotherapy in exotic animal species, the do’s and don’ts, and the advantages of this great tool.
Lecturer: 
Mary Ellen GoldbergBS, LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRA, CVPP, VTS-Lab Animal Medicine (Research Anethesia), VTS-Physical Rehabilitation (OC)
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMALS
WEBINAR:
Non-Weight-bearing to Sound

Date: 12th February
Location: Onlinepethealth Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Severely lame patients that aren’t recovering as expected can be very challenging, especially cases that are referred from a well-known surgeon, or they seem to defy every approach you have tried. We will be looking at some tips on how to get these patients sound again.
Lecturer: Leilani Alvarez: DVM, DACVSMR
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMALS
WEBINAR:
Keeping Pets Active throughout their Golden Years

Date: 26th February
Location: Onlinepethealth Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: Physical Rehabilitation for Geriatric Patients: The Veterinary Nurse’s Perspective
Lecturer: Mary Ellen Goldberg: BS, LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRA, CVPP, VTS-Lab Animal Medicine (Research Anethesia), VTS-Physical Rehabilitation (OC) 
CPD Points: 1

MARCH 2019:

ONLINEPETHEALTH EQUINE
WEBINAR:
Mastering Lameness Indicators

 

Date: 6th March
Location: Sign up for FREE
Cost: FREE
About: An in depth look at the research and skills necessary to evaluate the origin and severity of a lameness, focusing on specific movement indicators to enhance gait analysis.
Lecturer: Marinette Teeling: BSc Physiotherapy, MSAnimST (Animal Physiotherapy), Cert CN
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH HYDRO
WEBINAR:
Hydrotherapy for Neurological Cases:

Part 3

Date: 7th March
Location: Onlinepethealth Hydro Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About:  The third part of this series of webinars focussing on neurological cases. You will learn about Hydrotherapy for: Fibrocartilaginous embolism, Ischemia, Degenerative Myelopathy.
Lecturer: Angela Griffiths: CCRP, Dip HSA, RCH, IAVRPT
CPD Points: 1

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMALS
WEBINAR:
Ground Treadmill Therapeutic Exercise

Date: 12th March
Location: Onlinepethealth Webinar Line Up
Cost: $57
About: This webinar will focus on therapeutic exercises that can be performed on a ground treadmill using me force free system of training.
Lecturer: Robert Porter: CCRP, Rehabilitation Director
CPD Points: 1

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

Date: 26th March, 2nd April, 9th April, 16th April
Location: Onlinepethealth 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

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

Date: 12th March, 2nd April, 9th April, 16th April
Location: Onlinepethealth 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

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:

MAY 2019:

ONLINEPETHEALTH SMALL ANIMAL
WEBINAR:
A Deeper look at NSAIDs

Date: 7th May
Location: Onlinepethealth Hydro 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 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