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Water Therapy

Water Therapy

Water Therapy

Dr. Deirdre Chiaramonte, DVM, DACVIM, CCRT, CVA
Dr. Deirdre Chiaramonte, DVM, DACVIM, CCRT, CVA
on behalf of VetVine

$14.95 $ 14.95 $ 14.95

$14.95 $ 14.95 $ 14.95

$ 14.95 $ 14.95 $ 14.95
$ 14.95 $ 14.95 $ 14.95
Normal Price: $14.95 $14.95

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Launch date: 14 Nov 2018
Expiry Date: 31 Dec 2018

Last updated: 14 Nov 2018

Reference: 190779

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Frances Dougherty (31 Jul 2018)
Good information and explanation of how the therapies are beneficial.

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Course Availability

This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Learn about the integrative care modality of water therapy - including swimming in pools and use of underwater treadmills - and its indications for the veterinary patient.

Discussion will include: the physiologic effects and benefits of swimming and underwater treadmills; buoyancy and resistance - the benefits and what it does for the patient; equipment requirements for water therapy; conditions that benefit from water therapy; indications and contraindications; safety considerations.

Objectives

Physiologic effects and benefits of water therapy
Understand principles of buoyancy and resistance and how it benefits the patient
Equipment requirements and maintenance for water therapy
Comparing and contrasting pools versus underwater treadmills
Indications and contraindications
Considerations and best practices for implementing water therapy in a therapeutic plan
Safety considerations
Patient and therapist safety
Determining a return on investment and marketing of this in your practice
How to determine a cost:benefit analysis and return on investment if purchasing or leasing equipment
Dr. Deirdre Chiaramonte, DVM, DACVIM, CCRT, CVA

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Dr. Deirdre Chiaramonte, DVM, DACVIM, CCRT, CVA
on behalf of VetVine

Dr. Chiaramonte is a graduate of Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a rotating medicine and surgery internship and an internal medicine residency at the Animal Medical Center in New York, NY. She is also a former director of the Rehabilitation and Fitness Service at the Animal Medical Center. Dr. Chiaramonte owns a b­outique mo­bile pract­ice that s­pecializes­ in concie­rge medici­ne and reh­abilitatio­n, and she serves as a Veterinary Advisor for Assisi Animal Health.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • AAVSB-Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE)
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
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    Exam Pass Rate: 70
  • New York State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
  • 1.00 Hours

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Frances Dougherty (31 Jul 2018)
Good information and explanation of how the therapies are beneficial.

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