Neuroanatomy: ACVIM Brain Camp Online Part II

August 02, 2021 4:00 AM

Course Overview


Content Launch Date: Monday, August 2, 2021
Live Q&A with the Presenter: Wednesday, August 25, 2021

This 6-hour course will cover the functional neuroanatomy of the quadrupedal nervous system, by giving an overview of regional anatomy and blood supply and exploring the neuroanatomy of the neurological examination (structure and function). Content will be pre-recorded, available on demand and mobile-ready beginning August 2, 2021, allowing you to access the online content 24/7 at your convenience.

The Live Q&A with Dr. Chris Thomson was recorded and is now available as a supplemental Module 7 in the Neuroanatomy course in ACVIM Online system. 


ACVIM / ECVIM-CA / ECVN candidates: $180.00
ACVIM / ECVIM-CA / ECVN Diplomates, ESVN members: $225.00
Non-members: $325.00

Registration fee includes 6 hours of pre-recorded content and 1 hour recording of the Q&A with the presenter.

Course content will be available through July 2023.

Existing Users

(ACVIM Diplomates and candidates; previous ACVIM event attendees)

New Users

(No previous ACVIM Forum or ACE course attendance)

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Course Information

  • Date: On Demand through July 2023
  • Location: Virtual
  • Audience: ACVIM, ECVIM-CA & ECVN Diplomates and Candidates
  • Specialty: Neurology
  • Type: On Demand
  • CE Hours: 6.0


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RACE Application Status

This program has been approved for 6 hours of Anytime, Non-Interactive-distance medical continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE-approval.

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Sheila Carrera-Justiz, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)


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.  

Christine Thomson, BVSc (Hons), PhD, DACVIM (Neurology), DECVN


Christine Thomson, BVSc (Hons), PhD, DACVIM (Neurology), DECVN
Neurology Specialist
Animal Referral Hospital Brisbane

Dr. Chris Thomson graduated from University of Melbourne, in 1983, completed a small animal medical and surgical neurology residency at North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine and a PhD in neuroscience at University of Glasgow, UK. She worked at Melbourne, Glasgow, and Massey Universities, and latterly, in the Veterinary Medicine Department at University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Dr. Thomson recently swapped Alaska’s -30 degree C lifestyle for a +30 degree C one in Queensland, Australia and is working in private referral practice at the Animal Referral Hospital, Brisbane. Along with her colleague, Dr. Caroline Hahn, they’ve distilled decades of study and teaching about clinical neuroanatomy and neurological localization into ‘Veterinary Neuroanatomy: a clinical Approach (Elsevier 2012). 


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