11 Feb 2020

Introduction to Orthopaedic Surgery

Greve

Aims

This two-day practical course is designed to provide a solid grounding in how do deal with common orthopaedic problems and build confidence in surgical approaches and techniques. The combination of lectures and practical sessions will revise relevant surgical anatomy to enable delegates to undertake with confidence the surgical management of common articular problems. These will include femoral head and neck arthroplasty, surgery for osteochondrosis, lateral retinacular suture placement for the cruciate deficient stifle, and techniques to correct medial patellar luxation.

Basic fracture planning will be described and the correct use of wire, screws and plates will undertaken.

This course is kindly supported by Veterinary Instrumentation.

Objectives

  • Relevant surgical anatomy and the sympathetic handling of tissues
  • Key surgical approaches to bones and joints
  • Fracture planning
  • Fracture repair using pins, plates, cerclage and tension band wires
  • The correct use of screws as lag, position and plate screws
  • Osteochondrosis
  • Cranial cruciate ligament disease and patellar luxation
  • Hip and elbow dysplasia

Summary

Comprehensive course notes, refreshments through the day and lunches.

Those who wish to perform routine arthrotomies of the hip and stifle, shoulder, and elbow and those who wish to commence repairing simple fractures. Previous experience is not essential and the emphasis will be on gaining confidence to perform routine orthopaedic procedures in the dog. 

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Modules

Module (class) -1 - Introduction to Orthopaedic Surgery - Day One
11 Feb 2020 (9:30-17:00) - Lecture & Practical Room

Speaker: Hannes Bergmann

Module (class) -2 - Introduction to Orthopaedic Surgery - Day Two
12 Feb 2020 (9:00-16:30) - Lecture & Practical Room

Speaker: Hannes Bergmann

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11 Feb 2020
Greve
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Payment Terms & Conditions

  1. Payment for the course can be paid by credit card or bank transfer.
  2. Please contact us for pricing relating to corporate veterinary groups and multiple booking discounts.
  3. We will charge VAT by default if you are part of an EU country outside of the UK. However, if you can supply a valid intra-community VAT number the invoice will be exempt from VAT.

Registration Information

  1. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first served basis.
  2. Where all available places are full, applicants will be offered first refusal for the next available date.
  3. Confirmation and enrolment details will then be sent to confirm your booking.

Key Information

Introduction to Orthopaedic Surgery
11 Feb 2020
12 Feb 2020
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2 Day Course
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Day 1
09:00 Registration
09:30 Course starts
17:00 Course finishes
Day 2
08:30 Registration
09:00 Course starts
16:30 Course finishes
12 CE hours
Greve
Hannes Bergmann
Price: £1,300.00 + VAT

Alternative Start Dates

No alternative dates at present

ABOUT IMPROVE

Improve International was established in 1998 by a group of veterinary surgeons from across the UK. We run Continuous Professional Development training for veterinary professionals to help develop the skills and knowledge required in practice. Our programmes utilise a combination of review lectures, case-based discussion and, where applicable, hands-on practical sessions. We are an international organisation with offices in the UK and Portugal.

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Greve
Denmark DK-2670  

Alexandra House
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Swindon Wiltshire
SN4 OQJ
UK

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