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Introductory seminar on leech therapy in medicine

September 13, 2014 8:30 AM Uhr
September 13, 2014 5:00 PM Uhr


 

The Biebertaler Blutegelzucht regularly offers courses on leech therapy for medical and veterinary therapists. We currently train approximately 500 therapists annually. We would be glad to assist in organizing similar courses in other EU countries. If you would like to teach, lead or organize classes on leech therapy, then please contact us at: leech@leech.de.

 

The agenda of our introductory seminar on leech therapy in medicine is as follows:

 

08:30   Michael Aurich, MSc biol
            Welcome, Biebertaler Blutegelzucht guided tour

 

09:30   Biology of leeches with reference to the therapeutic relevance

 

10:15   Legal aspects of leech therapy (German law)

 

10:30   Break*

 

10:45   Maurice Müller, Physician
            Active agents, mode of action, clinical studies

 

11:30   Petra Flecken, Alternative Practitioner
            Indication areas/Major indications
            Local inflammations
            Venous and capillary congestions
            Chronic locomotor and muscular afflictions
            Further indications

 

13:00   Lunch*

 

13:45   Contraindications

 

14:00   Prevention: Anamnesis, risk estimate, and patient information

 

14:30   Potential adverse reactions and therapeutic measures

 

14:45   Break*

15:00   Prearrangement, performance and aftercare – Practical exercises
            The application of leeches is performed by the seminar participants.

            Casual attire and relaxed mood are recommended!


16:15   Accounting, example cases

 

17:00   End of seminar

 

Registration fee (including copies of presentation charts and certificate of participation):

€ 125 (incl. 19 % VAT) 

 

At the evening at 18.30 h, a dinner for the participants` experience exchange is offered (at one`s own expense) at the restaurant Silberkessel at Hotel Keltentor (In der Ruppertsbach, 35444 Biebertal-Fellingshausen)

 

*A catering service offers breakfast roll, lunch (vegetarian and non-vegetarian) and "coffee&cake" in the afternoon at a flat price of 19,90 €. Drinks (coffee, tea, mineral water, juices, softdrinks) are included in the registration fee. Self-catering is also possible. Please indicate your catering wish with your application.

 

If you need overnight accommodation, we recommend the hotel “Garni-le Pierrot” (about 2 km distance from the facilities) or the "Hotel am Keltentor" (modest standard, about 5 km distance), both can be booked at tel. +49-(0)-6409-660030, www.hotelamkeltentor.com, the staff speaks english.


We look forward to welcoming you at our seminar!

 

We also offer seminars dealing with specific topics in depth such as the application of leech therapy by certain indications. Included are reports on the latest developments in pharmacovigilance as well as a presentation on optimisation of therapy quality.