ASOCIACE FYZIOTERAPIE A REHABILITACE ZVÍŘAT ČESKÉ REPUBLIKY, z.s.

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Czech Association of Animal Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

 

was officially established in December 2016. It was formed as an association of veterinary surgeons, animal rehabilitation experts and other people involved in animal physiotherapy and rehabilitation with the same professional interest.

The main objective of the association is to considerably contribute to a systematic and continuous professional growth of our members in the field of veterinary physiotherapy and animal rehabilitation.

 

WE ACHIEVE OUR GOALS BY:

  • associating veterinary surgeons, animal rehabilitation experts and others who deal    with the problems of animal physiotherapy and rehabilitation
  • ensuring the exchange of experience between members of the association
  • providing information of foreign periodicals and veterinary specialist publications
  • making contacts with other organizations with a similar field of interest
  • organizing professional programs: conferences, seminars and courses
  • organizing specialist publications focused on animal physiotherapy and rehabilitation
  • raising awareness in the field of animal physiotherapy and rehabilitation

 

 

MEMBERSHIP:


Every veterinary surgeon, animal rehabilitation expert and anyone interested in the field of animal physiotherapy and rehabilitation can become a member of CAAPR.

You need to:

agree with the statutes of this association

and

to fill out and send us a written application.

 

There are two kinds of association membership -  member and a certified member.


A certified member
must provide documents on education and expertise level related to animal physiotherapy and rehabilitation. These documents must contain a detailed description of this education.


The Board of Regents will decide, whether the content of the given education meets the requirements for the inclusion of a person as a certified member, or may propose further studying.

The following is meant to be an appropriate documentation of education and expertise level related to animal physiotherapy and rehabilitation:

A completed course of physiotherapy and rehabilitation under the auspices of CAAPR, renowned foreign courses under the direction of a certified specialist or a foreign association for animal physiotherapy and rehabilitation, a long-term internship (3 months or more) at a workplace with a certified specialist, obtained European specialist title in physiotherapy, or DipECVS or DipECVN that relate to rehabilitation.


The bodies of the association are:

  1. Board meeting
  2. Board of Regents  – the current leadership are the President MVDr. Aleš Tomek, DipECVN, CertCAAPR; MVDr. Ivo Hylák; MVDr. Helena Potfajová, CertCAAPR
  3. Audit committee – the current audit committee are the Chairman  MVDr. Roman Kvapil, Barbora Vopálenská, AdvCertVPhys, EEBW; MVDr. Renata Kvapilová, CertCAAPR

 

 

COURSES


In order to achieve the main goal, the association organizes a Course of Small Animal Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation. It is a course in which its participants must complete 210 hours of theoretical and practical training, 80 hours of practice and present their 3 patients. The course is completed by several consecutive tests and a final exam, consisting of a theoretical and practical part. The successful graduates receive the CertCAAPR title.


The content topics of the course:

  1. Basic anatomy of musculoskeletal system and nervous system of small animals
  2. Elementary physiology of musculoskeletal and nervous system physiology of small animals
  3. Pathophysiology of tissue healing
  4. Small animal physical examination and specialised orthopaedic, neurological and physiotherapeutic examinations)
  5. Nervous system diseases, orthopaedic diseases, selected other diseases of dogs and cats
  6. Planning recovery and physiotherapy of dogs and cats with orthopaedic diseases
  7. Planning rehabilitation and physiotherapy of dogs and cats with neurological diseases
  8. Physical therapy of small animals (massages, passive movements, joint mobilization, stretching)
  9. Performing  assisted and active movement therapy of small animals
  10. Practical use of therapeutic modalities in small animal physiotherapy and recovery
  11. Description and practical use of hydrotherapy in small animal physiotherapy and rehabilitation
  12. Use of supportive therapy in small animal physiotherapy and rehabilitation
  13. Tailoring rehabilitation and physiotherapy methods to a particular small animal patient
  14. Use of small animal physiotherapy and rehabilitation in special cases

 

 

CONTACTS


Correspondence address and location:

Czech Association of Animal Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation (CAAPR).

Veterinary Clinic Vyvet, Dědická 680 / 27a, Vyškov, 682 01, The Czech Republic

Phone:  +420 517 330 436, +420 602 835 564

E-mail: info@asofyrez.cz

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