1 Oct 2019

Skin Reconstruction - Purely Practical

Greve

Aims

This one-day course will have a no-lecture or minimal-lecture format. You will be sent the course notes in advance of the course and should ensure you have read them before attending as formal classroom lectures will not occur. All of your time will be spent in our practical training facilities practising the techniques included in the learning objectives, to maximise your opportunity to master the surgical skills being taught.

Objectives

By the end of this one-day course you will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between random pattern flaps, axial pattern flaps and free skin grafts based on vascular anatomy and practical application
  • Choose an appropriate surgical technique to close traumatic or surgical skin defects in various anatomical locations
  • Select a local skin flap to close a defect
    • Which direction should you advance in?
    • Where will a V-Y plasty reduce tension?
    • How do you complete a Z-plasty?
    • When is an axillary or flank fold an appropriate choice for defects on the legs and trunk?
  • Perform axial pattern flaps with confidence – practise some of all of the following (time allowing)
    • Caudal auricular
    • Omocervical
    • Thoracodorsal
    • Cranial /Caudal Superficial Epigastric
    • Superficial Brachial
    • Dorsal iliac
    • Caudal
    • Scrotal
    • Genicular
    • Reverse Saphenous
  • Create a free skin graft and understand how to manage it to maximise their chances of success
  • Use negative pressure wound therapy with confidence to speed wound healing

Summary

Comprehensive course notes, refreshments throughout the day and a buffet lunch will be provided.

Booking Options

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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

Skin Reconstruction - Purely Practical
1 Oct 2019
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1 Day Course
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09:00 Registration
09:30 Course starts
17:00 Course finishes
6 CPD hours
Greve
Jon Hall
Price: £700.00 + 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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Korskildeeng 4
Greve
Denmark DK-2670  

Alexandra House
Whittingham Drive
Swindon Wiltshire
SN4 OQJ
UK

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