BEVA Practical Equine Surgery

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About the course

23 NOV 2017 09:00 - 24 NOV 2017 17:00
The aim of this course is to provide expert tuition for common equine surgical procedures through informative lectures and practical training sessions for equine Practitioners. Practical sessions will encompass common surgical procedures that can be performed in a practice setting without expensive surgical instruments. 
The course will guide delegates from the initial decision to carry out surgery, through perioperative considerations, before in-depth coverage of surgical techniques including skin grafting, ocular surgery, standing sinus surgery, surgery for angular and flexural limb deformities, neurectomies, desmotomies, male and female urogenital surgery and cover preparation for surgery and first aid.
BEVA Members £350
Non Members £700
Key Learning Objectives: 
  • Learn to recognise the need for the equipment, facilities and personal required to perform a variety of different operative surgical procedures in horses and make decisions about surgery standing versus surgery under general anaesthesia 
  • Learn to make a surgical plan for commonly performed equine procedures, including troubleshooting and dealing with complications 
  • Gain knowledge of approaching the sinonasal region surgically and interpret diagnostic tests appropriate to the region 
  • Refresh knowledge on planning and carrying out major wound reconstruction, skin grafting techniques, treat cutaneous neoplasia and undertake common ocular surgery 
  • Gain knowledge on planning and carrying out a variety of orthopaedic procedures 
Course Organiser: 
Mr Patrick J Pollock BVMS CertES (Soft Tissue) DipECVS MRCVSEdinburgh 
Mr Patrick J Pollock BVMS CertES (Soft Tissue) DipECVS MRCVSEdinburgh 
Mr Justin Perkins BVetMed MSc Cert ES (Soft Tissue) Dip ECVS MRCVS Hertfordshire 
Prof Tim Greet BVMS MVM Cert EO DESTS Dip ECVS FRCV Suffolk 

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