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Introduction to Hydrotherapy in Veterinary Practice

Get all the help you need to understand how hydrotherapy fits in to small animal practice in this comprehensive, fully-guaranteed Online Mini Series™ course from CPD Solutions

Let Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner Angela Griffiths help you to understand the benefits of hydrotherapy and its use in veterinary practice. Register now and discover how hydrotherapy can help your patients...


12 months access to recordings and course materials is included. Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events. Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.

  • Suitable for veterinary nurses (vets welcome too!)
  • Discover how hydrotherapy works and the goals of treatment
  • Find out which patients can benefit most from hydrotherapy – who to refer and when
  • Learn about hydrotherapy for specific conditions or patient groups
  • Understand the potential benefits of hydrotherapy to enable you to provide better information, help and advice to your clients
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification (don’t worry, you can take them more than once if you don’t quite hit the mark first time)
  • AND…you have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – you learn without travelling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
  • Watch the recordings on your iPad
  • Ask all the questions you want


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What will I learn on this course?

Session 1: Hydrotherapy – What is the Point?


  • The history of hydrotherapy
  • The aims and benefits of hydrotherapy
  • The science behind hydrotherapy – understanding how hydrotherapy works
  • Which groups of patients can benefit from treatment?
  • Is hydrotherapy treatment in a pool or water treadmill the best option?
  • How to find a hydrotherapist: the good, the bad and the ugly


Session 2: Referral for Hydrotherapy


  • What hydrotherapists need to know about their patients and why
  • Contraindications for hydrotherapy
  • Precautions for hydrotherapy
  • The importance of assessment prior to treatment
  • The multi-disciplinary team – your role and working together to get the best results for your patients
  • Immediate/short term effects of hydrotherapy
  • Long term effects of hydrotherapy


Session 3: Hydrotherapy for Specific Conditions or Patient Groups


  • Obesity – working together to achieve and maintain weight loss
  • Osteoarthritis – multimodal management and the role of hydrotherapy in a treatment plan
  • Maintaining mobility for geriatric dogs
  • Hydrotherapy for orthopaedic conditions – shoulders, elbows, hips and stifles, pre and post-operative treatment
  • Spinal cases – how differently do we treat conservative and post-operative management cases?
  • When to refer and how to support and monitor dogs with degenerative myelopathy


About The Presenter

Angela-GriffithsAngela Griffiths CCRP DipHSA RCH

Angela opened Greyfriars in 2001 and has since developed the centre to become a referral veterinary practice specialising in veterinary rehabilitation. Angela qualified as a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner via the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005 and holds a Diploma in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals. Her special interest is in the rehabilitation of post injury/post operative spinal cases and complicated or non ambulatory trauma cases. She is course director at Greyfriars Veterinary Rehabilitation and Hydrotherapy Referrals and lectures regularly in the UK and Canada. She was one of the founding members of the National Association of Registered Canine Hydrotherapists.

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Take advantage of the easy format of the online Mini Series and discover the benefits of hydrotherapy in veterinary patients.


GREAT VALUE ! Your Course Rate is Just £227 + VAT* 

The price includes all 3 sessions, notes and quiz – 8 hours of CPD

No traffic jams, accommodation hassles, pet or child care, rota clashes, locum fees….just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource

* overseas customers outside the EU will not be charged VAT. Overseas customers in the EU; provide your VAT number and we will refund the VAT.

All the sessions are now available as recordings and you have access to them for a full 12 months after purchase.

So buy now and take advantage of this really easy to attend online CPD format.


Buy with absolute confidence

Your purchase is protected by the CPD Solutions no quibble money back guarantee.

Need some help? Call us on +44 (0)151 328 0444

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