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This 7-hour course will cover large animal neurology, including equine and small ruminants, with a review of the neurological examination in large animal species. An overview of congenital, infectious, degenerative and toxic diseases will be covered. Clinical presentation, diagnostics including electrodiagnostics, therapy and prognosis will be included where indicated. Content will be pre-recorded, available on demand and mobile-ready beginning September 8, 2021, allowing you to access the online content 24/7 at your convenience.
ACVIM / ECVIM-CA / ECVN candidates: $180.00
ACVIM / ECVIM-CA / ECVN Diplomates, ESVN members: $225.00
Registration fee includes 7 hours of pre-recorded content and 1 hour of live Q&A with the presenter.
Course content will launch on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 and will be available through June 30, 2022.
(ACVIM Diplomates and candidates; previous ACVIM event attendees)
(No previous ACVIM Forum or ACE course attendance)
This program has been approved for 7 hours of Anytime, Non-Interactive-distance medical continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE-approval.
For additional questions, please contact us at Learning@ACVIM.org.
Sheila Carrera-Justiz, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Clinical Associate Professor & Service Chief, Neurology
University of Florida
Dr. Sheila Carrera-Justiz completed her DVM at the University of Florida in 2005, followed by a rotating small animal internship at the University of Missouri and a neurology specialty internship at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego. She then completed a residency in Neurology at Tufts University and attained board certification in 2010. She obtained the Neurosurgery Certificate of Training from the ACVIM in 2013. She spent a few years in private practice before returning to academia. Her professional interests lie in novel neurosurgical approaches, advanced imaging techniques and clinical teaching.
Monica Aleman, MVZ Cert., PhD, DACVIM (LAIM, Neurology)
Terry Holliday Equine and Comparative Neurology Endowed Presidential Chair
University of California, Davis
Dr. Monica Aleman obtained her veterinary degree at the University UNAM-Mexico and completed residencies in large animal internal medicine (equine emphasis) and neurology and neurosurgery at UC Davis. She completed a PhD in comparative pathology in neuromuscular disorders at UCD, and her research has expanded from the comprehensive clinical description of neurologic disorders to the discovery of a genetic mutation, development of novel diagnostic modalities, and understanding of pathophysiology of neurological and muscle disorders in multiple species with equine emphasis. Dr. Aleman is a regular speaker in national and international meetings. Dr. Aleman was recently awarded with the Terry Holliday Equine and Comparative Neurology Endowed Presidential Chair.