Session: NURSE TRAINING

20th September 2019
Thagaste Monastery, Ghent, Belgium
A mix of lectures and practical exercises on real dogs

 

Dr. Barbara Esteve Ratsch

DVM, CCRP, Acupuncture Specialist
Departement of Rehabilitation and Sportsmedicine
At the Clinic for Small Animal Surgery
Ludwig-Maximillians-University Munich, Germany

 

Greta H. Oldfield

DVeterinary Nurse, Canine Massage
Therapist, Certified Canine
Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP)

Head of the Department of Rehabilitation and Sportsmedicine
Practice Manager of PetVett/AniCura Rehab in Sandvika, Norway

  SEPTEMBER 20th 2019 DURATION LEARNING OUTCOME
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM Welcome session
Dr Isabelle Lê Quan, Dr Barbara Esteve, Greta Oldfield
09:30 AM - 10:15 AM Theoretical lecture
Dr Barbara Esteve
0.45 Importance of physical Therapy and rehabilitation for the geriatric patient
Symptoms to look for, importance of muscle loss and joint stiffness prevention, weight control and overall pain management
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM Theoretical lecture
Greta Oldfield
0.45 Home treatment – how to manage the dog at home
Slippery floor, stairs, others pets and children, winter time, summer time, etc...
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Coffee break
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Theoretical lecture
Dr Barbara Esteve
0.30 PROM (Passive Range of Motion)
Get a short introduction in PROM basics and how to apply it to the patient
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Theoretical lecture
Dr Barbara Esteve
0.30 Electrical Stimulation for pain control & muscle atrophy
Get an introduction in the principles of TENS
12:30 PM - 01:00 PM Theoretical lecture
Greta Oldfield
0.30 Massage
Get a short introduction in different massage grips and when to apply which one
13:00 PM - 14:00 PM Lunch
14:00 PM - 15:30 PM Practical part 1+2
(45 min. each)
1.30 2 groups rotating:
1. Massage Greta Oldfield
2. PROM Dr Barbara Esteve
15:30 PM - 16:00 PM Coffee break
16:00 PM - 17:30 PM Practical part 3+4
(45 min. each)
1.30 2 groups rotating:
3.TENS Dr Barbara Esteve
4. Home exercises Greta Oldfield
17:30 PM - 18:00 PM     Questions and answers
Conclusion

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