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Clinical Skills Labs

Wednesday, November 29 
Session 1: 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Session 2: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Session 3: 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Cost: $275 per session (AAEP members only)
Attendance cap: 12 per lab session
Registration is on a first-come basis. 
Convention labs tend to fill quickly so early registration is encouraged.

Whether refreshing a lapsed skillset or perfecting new techniques to keep pace with modern advances in veterinary procedures, one thing is clear: Practice makes perfect. Optimize patient health and client satisfaction with hands-on training and expert support in core areas of equine health. Most labs will use both cadaver parts and models. 

Calling All Colics: Responding Effectively to the Dreaded “Colic Symptom” Call -Nadia Saklou, Melanie Tuplin, Rebecca Funk, Jean Yin-Tan
Do your late-night colic calls give you ulcers? Does your colic workup need a checkup? Boost your proficiency and confidence with rectal exams, nasogastric intubation, abdominal scans, abdominocentesis, and bloodwork. 

Take the Reins of Reproduction: Optimizing Stallion Breeding with Advanced Techniques - Ahmed Tibary, Regina Turner, Sheila Spacek, Mariah Pearson, Christian Bisiau
Enhance a stallion’s breeding capability by finessing the assessment of semen characteristics, performing cushion and gradient centrifugation techniques, evaluating the scrotal contents with ultrasound, and completing the steps to sperm cryopreservation.

It's Not in the Shoulder: Performing Venograms and Applying Hoof Casts for the Mobile Practitioner - Bret Luedke, Sam Johnson, Nigel Miller
Grasp the what, when, why and how of venograms and hoof casts, including hands-on injections, radiographs, and hoof cast application and removal. 

What’s My Aim? Mastering Image-Guided Injection Techniques - Alfredo Romero, Marianne Marshall-Gibson, Dora Ferris, Matthew Durham
Explore ultrasound-guided injections for tendon and ligament lesions, the tendon-sparing approach to the navicular bursa, and the different substances available to inject such as orthobiologics, hydrogels, and more.