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Animal Physiotherapy Level 2 - Canine & Equine

This six day course is made up of:

3 Days Canine 23-25 November (click on title to register for Canine only)
3 Days Equine  26-28 November(click on title to register for Equine only)
(Participants are able to register for Canine onlyEquine only or Canine and Equine combined)

 The Animal Physiotherapy Level 2 course will build on the content covered in the Level 1 course: skills and knowledge of anatomy, biomechanics, pathology, and common orthopaedic and neurological conditions in the canine and equine species. It is intended to further enhance clinical reasoning and treatment concepts necessary to work in animal physiotherapy and will cover current evidence and limitations in animal physiotherapy practice. An understanding of the roles of other professionals involved (with a focus on a multidisciplinary approach) in animal care will be discussed throughout the course.

The course is split into two separate components - three days focusing on the canine species, and three days focusing on the equine species.  You will be required to complete prerequisite content, which will need considerable time to finish (including clinical observation time). Attendance at both components will to enable you to work towards becoming an APA Titled Animal Physiotherapist.

Completing this course will enable you to:
• comprehensively assess and treat orthopaedic cases in both dogs and horses without supervision
• be aware of the limitations for complex and neurological cases in both dogs and horses
• comprehensively assess neurological cases in dogs
• comprehensively understand red flags
• complete a thorough palpatory assessment on both species
• understand professional requirements across Australia (eg. Veterinary referral)


Dates 23 - 28 November 2017 Canine & Equine combined

Times Days 1-6:   8.00am - 5.00pm

Presenters  Brooke Marsh, APA Animal Physiotherapist; Lindsey Connell, APA Animal Physiotherapist; Dr Lesley Goff APA Animal Physiotherapist; Katrina Varcoe-Cocks, APA Animal Physiotherapist

Registrations close 6 October 2017 (six weeks prior to course commencement as pre-requisite requirements may take up to 3 months to complete)


Location Address Dates
Victoria Test Start date: 23 Nov 2017 08:00
End date: 28 Nov 2017 17:00