This module looks at osteology, myology and arthrology and common orthopaedic conditions pertaining to the equine thoracic and lumbar spine and ribs.
The aim of the course is to offer individuals a robust baseline knowledge from which to grow their equine anatomy and understanding of common orthopaedic conditions or for practitioners to review and refresh their anatomical and common orthopaedic condition knowledge.
Successful completion of the module and the end of module multiple choice quiz will lead to a CPD certificate equating to 8 hours of study
This module is delivered online. As such, students must be able to ensure internet connectivity. AOI cannot be held responsible for internet failure or that of poor signal.
Each video comes with a transcription which you can copy and paste into your own document for ease of note taking. This also assists anyone with English as a foreign language as it offers ease of translation.
You have 6 months to access and complete this course, during this time, learning can be undertaken at your own speed as it does not require 'live attendance'.
Indicative Course Content:
- Introduction to the thoracic and lumbar spine and ribs
- Bony anatomy, location and palpation of the thoracic and lumbar spine and ribs.
- Joint anatomy of the thoracic and lumbar spine and ribs
- Muscle anatomy, location and palpation of the thoracic and lumbar spine and ribs
- Functional considerations
- Common Orthopaedic considerations
- Home exercises
- End of module Quiz
The module has forced compliance, a minimum of 90% of each video will need to be view to enable progression onto the next topic.
Successful completion of the end of module multiple choice quiz is required for your CPD certificate.
For whom is this course best suited?
This course is best suited to individuals who wish to build a robust baseline knowledge in equine anatomy (osteology, arthrology and myology) and common orthopaedic conditions or for practitioners to review and refresh their knowledge in these topics.
Note to all Level 1 (foundation course students).
If you are already a Level 1 (Foundation course) student you do not require this course as the content is already within your studies.
Successful completion of this module and the end of module multiple choice quiz will result in the individual being awarded an 8 hour CPD certificate in Equine Thoracic and Lumbar spine anatomy (osteology, arthrology and myology) and common orthopaedic conditions.
For further information about the Level One course go to the page on our website by clicking HERE