Sports Injuries and Treatment of Joint Instability – September 15-17, 2020

This course will discuss diagnosis and treatment of common sports related injures including hip dislocation, collateral ligament injury, Achilles tendon injury, tarsal luxation, shoulder instability, and stifle injury.
$1,995.00

To Register for this course, please click on the following link: https://www.csuvetce.com/catalog/sports-injuries-and-treatment-of-joint-instability-september-15-17-2020/

RACE Approved: 20.50 hours (Program: 892, 39606)  

Registration Fee: $1,995


Course Description

Joint injury and subsequent instability is a common problem in pets and athletes subjected to excessive trauma. Joint instability leads to poor function and osteoarthritis. This course will discuss diagnosis and treatment of common sports related injures including hip dislocation, collateral ligament injury, Achilles tendon injury, tarsal luxation, shoulder instability, and stifle injury. Juvenile hip dysplasia and instability will also be discussed focusing on diagnosis, decision-making, and treatment using JPS.

Instructors

David L. Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons- Small Animal

Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Dr. Dycus attended Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine for his veterinary degree, Auburn University for a small animal rotating internship, and Mississippi State for a combined surgical residency and Masters degree.

Dr. Dycus is frequently asked to lecture locally, nationally, and internationally. He has given over 100 continuing education lectures and taught over 50 laboratories. He has published numerous research articles and authored or co-authored several book chapters. He was named by DVM360.com as one of the 10 veterinarians to watch in 2018. Dr. Dycus is a frequent contributor for updates in orthopedics to several veterinary websites and magazines. Dr. Dycus has also been featured on Sirius XMs Doctor Radio’s segment on Pet Health and Orthopedics. His passion for teaching has allowed Dr. Dycus to become a laboratory instructor for the CBLO, TPLO, extra-capsular stabilization, medial patella luxation, and fracture repair. He is on faculty for AO, and he is an orthopedic consultant for VIN.  

Along with being a scientific reviewer for multiple journals, he serves on the editorial review board for Veterinary Surgery, the official publication of the American and European Colleges of Veterinary Surgeons. He has previously held an appointment on the research committee for the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Currently Dr. Dycus is on the Board of Trustees for the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and is a council member for the Association for Veterinary Orthopedic Research and Education (AVORE). 

Dr. Dycus became a certified canine rehabilitation practitioner through the University of Tennessee in 2015. He is the co-founder and co-director of the Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Institute (VSMRI), an online veterinary rehabilitation learning platform. In addition he practices orthopedic surgery at the Veterinary Orthopedic and Sports Medicine (VOSM) group in Annapolis Junction, Maryland.  


Agenda

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

1 p.m. – Welcome and Course objectives- Dr. David Dycus

1:05 p.m. – Hip instability – Juvenile- Dr. David Dycus

1:45 p.m. – Hip Dislocation- Dr. Don Hulse

2:15 p.m. – Break

2:30 p.m. – Laboratory 1: JPS-  Dr. David Dycus and Dr. Don Hulse

3:00 p.m. – Laboratory 2: Hip Dislocation Repair-  Dr. David Dycus and Dr. Don Hulse

5:00 p.m. – End of Day

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

7:30 a.m. – Breakfast
8 a.m. – Collateral Ligament Repair- Dr. David Dycus

8:30 a.m. – Laboratory 3: Collateral Ligament Repair- Tarsus - Dr. David Dycus and Dr. Don Hulse

10 a.m. – Break

10:15 a.m. – Calcaneal Tendon Injury- Dr. Don Hulse

10:45 a.m. – Laboratory 4: Calcaneal Tendon Repair - Dr. David Dycus and Dr. Don Hulse

12 p.m. – Lunch

1 p.m. – Shoulder Lameness and Instability- Dr. David Dycus

1:40 p.m. – Laboratory 5: Approach to Shoulder, Biceps Release, MGHL Reconstruction- Dr. David Dycus and Dr. Don Hulse

3:30 p.m. – Stifle Injuries- Dr. Don Hulse

4 p.m. – Laboratory 6: Stifle Repair Techniques (Extracapsular Repair, Trans-articular Pin)- Dr. David Dycus and Dr. Don Hulse

5:30 p.m. – End of Day

Thursday, September 17, 2020
7:30 a.m. – Breakfast

8 a.m. – Radiographic Review- Day 2- Dr. Don Hulse

9 a.m. – Break

9:15 a.m. – Tarsal Plantar Instability- Dr. David Dycus

9:45 a.m. –  Laboratory 7: Partial Tarsal Arthrodesis- Dr. David Dycus and Dr. Don Hulse

11:30 a.m. – Carpal Instability- Dr. Don Hulse

12 p.m. – Lunch
12:45 p.m. – Laboratory 8: Partial Carpal Arthrodesis- Dr. David Dycus and Dr. Don Hulse

2:15 p.m. – Break
2:30 p.m. – Injuries to the Digits, Metatarsals and Metatarsals- Dr. David Dycus

2:50 p.m. – Laboratory 9: MT/MMC/Phalangeal Repair- Dr. David Dycus and Dr. Don Hulse

5:00 p.m. – Conclusion of course


Refund and Cancellation Policy

  • Course cancellation could occur if registrations fail to meet minimum numbers 30 days prior to the course.
  • If a course is cancelled for any reason, we are not be responsible for any charges related to travel.
  • Refunds are available for cancellations made 35 days prior to the beginning of the course. Cancellations less than 35 days before a course are nonrefundable but may be partially transferrable to a future course.

Additional Information

  • A light breakfast and lunch each day is included.

Sponsor

VOI