Webinar Plus: Soft tissue surgery principles

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About the course

Key Areas

  • Putting your best foot forward – how to prepare for surgery and tips for neutering
  • Maximising your exploratory laparotomy – avoid the “peak and shriek!”
  • Principles of gastrointestinal surgery and management intestinal foreign bodies
  • Help, it’s my first GDV case – what do I do?

About this course

Would you like to improve your surgical skills and improveyour confidence in the operating theatre?

During this course, participants will review surgical principles and step-by-step guides to performing surgeries commonly encountered in first opinion practice. There will be an optional onsite practical cadaver session, Soft tissue surgical principles practical day for Webinar Plus course on Thursday 29th November to consolidate learning. This will allow delegates to practice the techniques learned on the course and identify any questions they may have.

Why do this course
The course will provide you with a solid foundation to review, consolidate and update your knowledge of surgical principles and commonly performed techniques. This practical session will be a great way to practice the most common first opinion surgeries encountered.

Course details
Course type: Webinar Plus with optional practical day
Course format: A mixture of two-hour weekly webinars (which can be viewed live and/or as recorded versions throughout the course), videos, self-assessment quizzes, case studies, and tutor-moderated online discussion forums. Practical day onsite using cadavers 
Course length: Four weeks plus one day optional practical course
Relevant to CertAVP modules: Surgery case report for Small Animal Practice (B-SAP.1), Small Animal Surgery (C-SAS.3)

Course fee: Online course: £349; Practical course: £599;
Book together: £898



Nicola Kulendra, BVetMed MVetMed CertVDI DipECVS FHEA MRCVS 
Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery 
The Royal Veterinary College 

Vicky Lipscomb, MA VetMB CertSAS DipECVS FHEA MRCVS 
Associate Professor of Soft Tissue Surgery 
The Royal Veterinary College 

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