Limited Equine Lay Dentistry Short Course

 

The 2016 edition of the Limited Equine Dentistry Short Course will be held on July 13 – 16, 2016 at the School of Veterinary Medicine at Louisiana State University. This course is designed to fulfill the requirements of the Louisiana State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners for the practices of limited equine dentistry by the non-veterinarian. The course will include a review of equine dental anatomy, aging, common dental abnormalities in horses, dental equipment and floating techniques. Lectures will be provided by faculty of the School of Veterinary Medicine and laboratory teaching will be carried out by faculty and Mr. Frank Albert of Albert’s Equine Dental Supply will be providing all of the necessary hand equipment for the course.  At the conclusion of the course participants will be required to complete an unassisted dental examination and a routine dental float on a horse and take and pass a written examination in order to receive a certificate of completion and have their names submitted to the state board to legally practice limited equine dentistry in the state of Louisiana.

 

The course cost is $800.00 for the entire 31/2 day course. This will include all lectures and laboratories, the use of hand tools, live horses and lunch Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The course is limited to 8 participants.

 

Please fill out a registration form and include a check for the registration fees and send this to

 

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine

Equine Health Studies Program

Dept. VCS

Baton Rouge, LA  70703

ATTN: Dr. Charles McCauley

 

The registration deadline is July 8, 2016.

 

If you have any question, contact Dr. Charles McCauley at the veterinary school by calling 225-578-9500 or email mccauley@lsu.edu