Orthopaedics I

registration open


Bergmillergasse 5, Stiege 2, Top 3, Vienna, 1140, Austria

12.08.2022 – 14.08.2022

18.08.2022 – 19.08.2022

EURO 2.750.-*

EURO 2.650.-*(early registration deadline: 15.03.2022)

* additional mandatory 50 euro eLibrary fee will be applied

Total hours: 40
ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): TBA
ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5

Course Master:

Dr. Julia Knebel, DECVS (DE)


PD. Dr. Barbara Bockstahler, DACVSMR (AT),
Ass. Prof. Dr. Ilse Schwendenwein, DECVP (AT),
Ass. Prof. Dr. Katharina Hittmair (AT),
Dr. Stefanie Handl, DECVCN (AT),
Prof. Dr. Sabine Breit (AT),
Prof. Dr. Eberhard Ludewig, DECVDI (AT)

Course Overview

This veterinary orthopaedic course is designed for practitioners wil¬ling to improve their knowledge in small animals’ orthopaedic diseases. The course will offer veterinarians 5 ECTS points for the Certificate or Master Program in Small Animal Surgery. The first week of the orthopædic curriculum will concentrate on diagnosing the lame patient: the functional anatomy of the musculoskeletal system, normal and abnormal gait, how and when to use diagnostic imaging modalities at best, degenerative and inflammatory joint diseases like Osteoarthtritis and musculoskeletal diseases in the growing dog.
Learning outcomes:

At the end of the course the participant of this course shall be able to:

1. recognize and characterize lameness in the dog
2. choose the right diagnostic modality and be able to interpret the results
3. know about treatment of OA in dogs

Course program (TBA)

Course location

thv – International Training Center for Human & Veterinary Medicine
Bergmillergasse 5, Stiege 2, Top 3, 1140 Vienna, Austria