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EQ108LP: Equine Spinal Dysfunction: Motor Control and Functional Mobilization/Core Strengthening Techniques Licensed Pro Course $895.00

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Date:  11/07 to 11/09/2020

Location:  Cotati, California

 

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Description

Dr. Nicole Rombach MEEBW, MSc., Ph.D. presents this 2-day course for licensed equine health care professionals. Please see prerequisites. This is the Advanced Equine Body Work Level II course.

An in-depth look at the spinal column in regards to biomechanics, function, and dysfunction as well as joint mobilization is presented in hands-on practicals and backed with evidence-based concepts.Muscular facilitation techniques, core strength exercises, and static/dynamic motion assessment are covered in addition to hands-on practicals and classroom theory. Participants will also have the opportunity to utilize the Equicore Concepts EQUBAND™ system as well as other devices to improve strength, condition, and proprioception. Advanced equine bodywork techniques are presented throughout the course so participants can utilize these in their current practices.

The course emphasizes proper protocol for utilizing the techniques presented in the course. All concepts are anatomically and biomechanically referenced.   The course will also include assessment of the entire horse including both static and dynamic evaluation in regards to the muscular symmetry and neurological guidelines. The class is presented with loads of hands-on, specimens, illustrations and horses of varying body types and conditions.

COURSE CONTENT

Theory:

  • Biomechanics: evidence-based concepts of mechanoreception, nociception and joint mobilization/range of motion (ROM) in function/dysfunction of the equine spinal column
  • Neuromotor control: evidence-based concepts of motor control in dynamic functional stability
  • Evidence-based concepts of muscle activation and proprioceptive facilitation: rehabilitation versus conditioning/training

Practicals:

  • Joint mobilization and ROM techniques for the spinal column (cervical and cervicothoracic region, thoracic and thoracolumbar region, lumbopelvic region, sacral/coccygeal region)
  • Static/dynamic motion assessment with an emphasis on the development of muscular symmetry and/or asymmetry.
  • Clinical reasoning based on findings from static and dynamic evaluations
  • Muscular facilitation techniques/methods for proprioceptive activation
  • Core strength activation/facilitation techniques

PREREQUISITES:

Participants must belong to one of the professions listed below. Individuals not included in this list must first be approved by the Course Sponsors after a review of their credentials and academic qualifications.

Participants must hold a recognized qualification in the field of equine health care. They must understand functional anatomy with regard to the musculoskeletal system and be able to palpate and identify surface anatomy. Participants must have confident horse handling skills, understand equine behavior and be comfortable working around different equine personalities and dispositions. Participants must have worked professionally and full-time with horses for at least 1 year (2 years for techs and assistants).

ELIGIBILITY FOR COURSE ATTENDANCE:

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: Proof of degree must be provided upon registration.    In addition, all other prerequisites must be met.

Physical Therapist: Proof of degree must be provided upon registration. Two (2) letters of recommendation from equine veterinarians are required to support registration for this course. In addition, all other prerequisites must be met.

Doctor of Chiropractic: Proof of degree must be provided upon registration. Two (2) letters of recommendation from equine veterinarians are required to support registration for this course. In addition, all other prerequisites must be met.

Doctor of Osteopathy: Proof of degree must be provided upon registration. Two (2) letters of recommendation from equine veterinarians are required to support registration for this course. In addition, all other prerequisites must be met.

Equinology Equine Body Worker graduates: To register for theEQ108LP Advanced Equine Body Work Techniques Level Two Course, students must have attended the Equinology EQ103 Advanced Equine Body Work Techniques Level One course and must have successfully completed the course externship. Two (2) letters of recommendation from equine veterinarians are required to support registration for this course. In addition, all other prerequisites must be met.

Equine sports massage program graduates: Proof of certification from a 300+hour recognized equine sports massage course (no online certification courses). The program must be based on classroom participation, and case studies and formal testing after the onsite course. In addition, students must have attended the Equinology EQ103 Advanced Equine Body Work Techniques Level One course or a comparable course in hours and content and must have successfully completed the course externship. Participants must have at least two years of experience after the completion of the certification program. Two (2) letters of recommendation from equine veterinarians are required to support registration for this course. In addition, all other prerequisites must be met.

Participants must verify state or national veterinary regulations to confirm whether the techniques taught in this course can be carried out by non-veterinarians.

Veterinary Technicians and Physical Therapy Assistants: To register for the EQ108 Advanced Equine Body Work Techniques Level Two Course, students must have attended the Equinology EQ103 Advanced Equine Body Work Techniques Level One course and must have successfully completed the course externship. Two (2) letters of recommendation from equine veterinarians are required to support registration for this course. In addition, all other prerequisites must be met.

Participants must have at least two years of experience and practice after completing their certification, in a professional setting with an equine veterinarian.

One letter of recommendation is required from the employing veterinarian or employing licensed physical therapist. This letter must include a statement describing the participant’s duties as an equine veterinary technician or PT assistant.

The second letter of recommendation from an equine veterinarian is required to support registration for this course. In addition, all other prerequisites must be met.  Participants must verify state or national veterinary regulations to confirm whether the techniques taught in this course can be carried out by non-veterinarians.

Veterinary Medicine students in their final year of study: To register for the EQ108 Advanced Equine Body Work Techniques Level Two Course, students must have attended the Equinology EQ103 Advanced Equine Body Work Techniques Level One course and must have successfully completed the course externship. Two (2) letters of recommendation from veterinarians, professors or university faculty are required to support registration for this course. In addition, all other prerequisites must be met.

Tuition: $995

Text and Materials Required:

Review the Anatomy and Physiology in text used in previous courses: Anatomy of Equine Bodywork: The Equinology Approach: by Debranne Pattillo. If you do not have this text, please contact us and we will send you a print out of this chapter: Free

Advanced EQ108LP Workbook: Free

Course Handouts: Free

Externship Grading and Certificate: Free

Additional information

Date

11/07/2020 to 11/09/2020

Price

Deposit, Full

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