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Online: Canine Orthopedics

This series will present practical information relating to canine orthopedics for small animal practitioners. The discussion will cover orthopedic assessment, screening for orthopedic diseases, pediatric orthopedics, orthopedic injuries and their management, and geriatric orthopedics.

Course Outline

Each topic offers 1 hour of North Carolina Continuing Veterinary Medical Education (CVME) credit for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

Part I: Practical Approach to Orthopedic ProblemsDr Denis Marcellin-Little, DEDV
Part 2: Screening to Detect Orthopedic Problems in DogsDr Denis Marcellin-Little, DEDV
Part 3: Pediatric Orthopedics in DogsDr Denis Marcellin-Little, DEDV
Part 4: Orthopedic Injuries in Sporting DogsDr Denis Marcellin-Little, DEDV
Part 5: A Fresh Look at Managing Osteoarthritis in DogsDr Denis Marcellin-Little, DEDV
Part 6: Canine Mobility WellnessDr Abi J Taylor, BSc VetMB MRCVS CCRP

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View Upcoming Continuing Education Opportunities

At NC State, we offer a variety of scientific-clinical programs that include both evidence and case based subject matter. This includes the science of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease as it relates directly to patients. Additional topics in veterinary science that are not specifically clinical in nature but consider the comprehensive range of the practice of veterinary medicine are also offered. 

Cost and Registration

This series was developed by NC State College of Veterinary Medicine faculty and the Office of Continuing Education & Outreach and offered to you through the World Veterinary Association (WVA). Register for the topic that interests you by clicking on the lecture title under the Course Outline tab. It will direct you to the specific lecture hosted by the World Continuing Education Alliance (WCEA). You will need to create an account on the NC State Vet Education Portal. Once logged in, you can purchase the lecture and begin viewing immediately.

Participants must take a quiz after each online presentation in order to obtain CE credits. Each quiz can be taken up to 3 times, if needed, to earn a 100% completion score. Once a participant has received a score of 100%, the Certificate of Completion will be available to download or print. Each CE hour earned will be issued by the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine and is approved by the NC Veterinary Medical Board.

Course fees are $25 for each 1 hour credit course.