|Start: Sat, 11/10/2012 - 9:00am||End: Sat, 11/10/2012 - 3:30pm|
|Location: Denver, CO||CEU: 5|
Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center
7800 East Tufts Avenue
Denver, CO 80237
Understanding Basic Concepts of 3LT® (Veterinarians Guide to Quantum Physics )
I) slide presentation
Ii) hands on props to visualize wavelengths, atoms, electrons
Understand Difference Between High Power and Low Power Lasers
I) electron volt theory explained
Ii) power vs penetration explained
Iii) Arndt- Schultz Law and how it applies
Iv) surgical vs therapy lasers
How Can This “ Star Trek” Medicine Help My Patients?
I) cell regeneration
Ii ) cell communication
Iii ) as a result of above, organs heal, symptoms minimize, need for medications decrease
Introduction to the Erchonia “ Tool Box”
I) PL 5000
Ii ) Base Station
Iii ) How to operate equipment
Importance of Case Selection and Communication for Optimum Success
I) importance of establishing proper diagnosis
a) many times, a realistic RI/RO list is obtainable if diagnosis is not
Ii) communicate it is not a “magic wand” and discuss realistic goals to owner
a) plateau of improvement can mean: tissue has reached maximum rehabilitative capacity, protocol needs to be re-evaluated, or wrong diagnosis.
I) dependent on case, diagnosis, severity, owner compliance and expectations
Ii) laser treatments are cumulative in their benefits
a) accelerated ( 13 tx w/in 3 weeks taper down)
b) chronic ( 2 tax day one, then 2/ week )
c) 70% benefit is within the first 2 treatments, ideally >90 min apart to allow physiologic changes to occur
Applications to Patients
I) stuffed animals to familiarize with probe placements and manage equipment
Ii ) live animals
a) each participant group will have opportunity to examine their animal, come up with a dx or ddx , suggested dx and treatment plan, and they will rotate w/in their group playing the part of client/ vet / and tech. Conversations to enroll the owner in this new treatment modality will be discussed.
Integration of LLLT into Traditional Practice
I) how to market, laser packages, client seminars
I) phone consults
Iii ) advanced courses available
Discussion of Avanced Applications
I) allergies, immune support, endocrine
Ii) what is on the horizon
About Janet Gordon, DVM, CVCP
Dr. Janet Gordon Palm is a practicing veterinarian of 31 years who's passion, energy and enthusiasm for veterinary medicine continues to increase.
Dr. Gordon Palm graduated from Kansas State University in 1981. She moved to Simi Valley California to pursue work in both a high quality progressive small animal clinic, as well as with an equine ambulatory practice in Thousand Oaks.
Life decisions resulted in a move to Georgia, and eventually to Minnesota where she has been for 25 years. Combining her passions keeps practice fun. Her 25 years at New Hope Animal Hospital performing medicine and surgery on small animals, avian and exotics, was in addition to volunteer work at The Raptor Center and relief work at the test barn at Canterbury Downs.
She has been involved in Parelli Natural Horsemanship and uses the behavior principles of respecting body language in all the species she works with. This results in an enhanced veterinary experience for all.
Discovering Low Level Laser Therapy 2 years ago opened the doors to other integrative modalities. As a result, she has presented on Low Level Laser Therapy at the Association of Avian Veterinarians in 2011 and 2012.
Dr. Gordon Palm describes herself as a possibility for an outstanding quality of life for animals and people, and encourages people to express their passions in living life outrageously! She welcomes the opportunity to share her knowledge and experiences on Low Level Laser Therapy so more can benefit from this technology, and thus an outstanding quality of life.