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VetPD: Equine Internal Medicine Challenges for Advanced Practitioners

March 16 - March 17

VetPD Internal Medicine workshop Australia 19


This practical workshop has been designed for equine practitioners with a good working knowledge of internal medicine. Challenging conditions in equine internal medicine, and new developments will be covered in lectures and hands-on sessions over 2 days.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Equine Abdominal Ultrasound: Valuable Tips & Tricks
  • Point of Care Testing: How to use in the field (iSTAT, Lactate meters, Glucometers, iPhone ECG, Coagulation Testing)
  • Making Sense of Lower Airway Test Results & Therapeutic Strategies
  • Hepatic Diseases (incl. laboratory & biopsy interpretation) 
  • An Update on Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome
  • Investigation of the Thin Horse
  • Urinary Tract Disorders in Adults & Foals
  • Pleural & Pericardial Diseases of the horse

Practical Sessions:

  • Equine Abdominal Ultrasound
  • How to perform Liver and Renal Biopsies
  • Clinical Pathology (incl. Point of Care Testing)
  • Respiratory Endoscopy – focus on TTW, BAL, Guttural Pouch Lavage
  • Endoscopy of the Urinary Tract
  • Advanced Gastroscopic Techniques
  • Equine Thoracic (including Cardiac) Ultrasound

Course Speakers:


FRANK ANDREWS BS, DVM, MS, DACVIM, LALVMA (Louisiana State University, LA, USA)

LAURA NATH BVSc, MVSc, CertEM, FANZCVS (South Eastern Equine Hospital, Victoria, Australia)


BCF Client Offer

BCF Ultrasound are offering 4 discounted spaces on a first-come-first-served basis to our loyal customers. Use the voucher code below during registration on the VetPD Website. 

VetPD Discount Aus Int Med



Agnes Banks Equine Clinic
5 Price Lane
Agnes Banks, NSW 2753 Australia
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