26 Apr 2018

Next Steps in Orthopaedic Surgery

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Next Steps in Orthopaedic Surgery
26 Apr 2018
27 Apr 2018
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
Neil Burton
Price: £1169.00 + VAT

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Next Steps in Orthopaedic Surgery


In this highly practical two day course you will improve your skills in surgical stabilisation of common fractures of the fore – and hindlimb. In step by step guided hands on sessions you will gain confidence in repairing fractures of the scapula, humerus, radius, metacarpus, pelvis, femur and tibia by applying pins, plates (DCP and neutralisations plates) and screws. You will use external fixation (KE system) to repair fractures of the radius, tibia, humerus and femur.


  • Fracture healing
  • Patient assessment and fracture planning
  • Indications for internal (pins, plates and screws) versus external fixation (linear frames)
  • How to fix common fractures of the forelimbs (scapula, humerus, radius/ulna, metacarpus) by internal and external fixation
  • Fix common fractures of the hindlimbs (pelvis, femur, tibia and tarsus) by internal and external fixation
  • Dealing with common complications of fracture repair


Comprehensive course notes, lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

This course is suitable for veterinary surgeons that have some experience in basic fracture repair.

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.

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 enrollment details will then be sent to confirm your booking.


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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