This program is a sequence of postgraduate courses for veterinarians, physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and veterinary technicians, or students of these professions, followed by a supervised clinical experience and a cumulative examination. The modules in this program are designed to guide the participant through the theoretical foundations to the clinical applications of canine rehabilitation. This program begins with separate curricula for veterinary and physical therapy professionals and ends with these professions joining together for their final courses to best meet the needs of the participants.
Canine I: Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation reviews the regulatory issues involved in this field of practice from the perspective of physical therapists and veterinarians. The response of tissues to disuse and re-mobilization will be covered and clinically applied to the science of veterinary rehabilitation. An overview of basic comparative anatomy will be reviewed, as well as commonly seen orthopedic and neurological conditions and commonly used therapeutic interventions. Collaboration between the veterinary and physical therapy professions will be emphasized to enhance the learning experience. How to get started in the field and protocol development will be reviewed.
Both technicians and veterinarians are required to complete Canine I: Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation.
Enrollment via VetMedTeam is only for Canine I. Enrollment in subsequent modules would be done via the program's website. Canine I: Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation is fully online.
5% Enrollment Discount Through VetMedTeam:
VetMedTeam offers members who enroll in the University of Tennessee's Certificate Program in Canine Rehabilitation Canine I: Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation through the VetMedTeam shopping cart a 5% discount off either the individual or the clinical enrollment options. More information regarding the discount is located in the pricing section of this page.
Visit the program's website at Canine Rehab but come back to VetMedTeam to enroll to in the first module to take advantage of the discount.
Free Introductory Offering:
VetMedTeam provides members interested in learning more about the University of Tennessee's Certificate Program in Canine Rehabilitation Canine I: Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation may be interested in a free, RACE approved, overview course. To learn more about the free course or to enroll in it use this link Free Course.