1110 Head and Neck

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About the course

Surgical procedures of the head and neck are commonly performed in first opinion small animal practice. During this course you'll learn the theory essential for making decisions as to which procedure is appropriate for each of your patients. You'll practise the surgical techniques under the guidance of highly experienced and approachable tutors in extensive 'hands-on' practical wet-lab sessions. Gain the confidence and skills you need to manage your patients effectively.

What you'll learn:

  • How to manage nasal diseases
  • How to perform nasal soaks and sinus trephination
  • Update, decision-making and treatment options for airway disease
  • Contemporary approach to BOAS and Laryngeal paralysis
  • Emergency tracheostomy tube replacement
  • Ear disease and the role of surgery
  • Lateral wall resection technique
  • Total ear canal ablation / lateral bulla osteotomy surgical technique
  • Thyroid conditions and your surgical options
  • Diseases of the salivary glands and sialoadenectomy

Course Tutor: Aidan McAlinden MVB CertSAS DipECVS MRCVS

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