25 Nov 2021

Orthopaedics for Beginners


Orthopaedics for Beginners


This two-day practical course is designed to provide a solid grounding in how to 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.



  • 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


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. 

Orthopaedics for Beginners Modules

Orthopaedics for Beginners - Day One
Nov 2021 | Greve

Speaker: James Grierson BVetMed Cert VR CertSAS,CertVR,DipECVS CertMedEd FHEA FRCVS
Orthopaedics for Beginners - Day Two
Nov 2021 | Greve

Speaker: James Grierson BVetMed Cert VR CertSAS,CertVR,DipECVS CertMedEd FHEA FRCVS

Booking Options

Payment OptionsAll prices exclude VAT
Full Course12.499 DKK0 DKK12.499 DKK

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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

Orthopaedics for Beginners
25 Nov 2021
26 Nov 2021
2 Day Course
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 CPD hours
James Grierson
12.499 DKK + VAT