The Technician's Role in Equine Diagnostic Imaging: Radiography and Ultrasound, Part I (1556)
Veterinary Technology |  Equine
Friday |  2:00 PM -  2:50 PM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||212A

 

Sponsors

Speaker(s)

Jessie Loberg CVT, VTS (EVN)
American Animal Hospital Association

Jessie Loberg is a veterinary practice consultant for the American Animal Hospital Association. Prior to becoming a practice consultant, she was a faculty instructor at Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology where she taught equine courses as well as a variety of small animal medicine courses. Jessie began her career working at Littleton Equine Medical Center for 7 years where she spent most of her time as an imaging and anesthesia technician. Jessie was on the organizing committee and was a charter member of the Academy of Equine Veterinary Nursing Technicians, which is the VTS-EVN specialty. She is is on the advisory board for the AEVNT along with the AAEVT, and currently serves as the AEVNT's executive director. Jessie has given several equine nursing lectures throughout North America. In her free time, she can be found hiking, mountain biking, skiing or camping.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 2

Description

The veterinary technician can make the equine practice more efficient by performing diagnostic imaging modalities after completion of the lameness evaluation. The paper will address equine radiography and ultrasonography, including patient preparation, appropriate restraint, views to be imaged and some commonly seen pathology as it relates to the lameness evaluation.

Learning Objectives

1. Have a working knowledge of how diagnostic ultrasound works and how to prepare your patient for it

2. Have a working knowledge of preparing and taking diagnostic radiographs of equine patients

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