Introduction to Orthopaedics

£1,697.00 (+VAT)

Two Day Highly Practical Course

14 Hours of CPD


“Excellent practical based course with all the relevant theoretical teaching as well. More confident in the basics of Orthopaedics now. Very good for practical and theory from an up to date specialist in the field”

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Are you unsure where to start with small animal orthopaedics? Perhaps you would like to develop your confidence in decision making and your surgical skills in the kinds of procedures that you are likely to face on a regular basis in practice. This highly practical two day course is specifically designed for you. Seminars and interactive sessions are combined with hands-on surgery sessions during which you are guided by experienced but approachable tutors. Take your newly developed confindence and skills back to your practice and apply them in fracture patients, those with cranial cruciate ligament rupture and other conditions that can be treated effectively in first opinion practice.

What you’ll learn:

  • Intramedullary pinning; introduction to ESF
  • Orthopaedic instrumentation and how to use it
  • Using cerclage and tension band wires in practice
  • Surgical approach to the hip – FHNE
  • Surgical approach to the stifle – meniscal exam
  • Lateral fabellotibial suture for CCL failure
  • Patellar luxation surgery

Course Tutors

24th – 25th July 2024:

Dr Tim Easter BVMedSci BVM BVS DipECVS MRCVS 

4th – 5th November 2024:

Scott Rutherford BVMS CertSAS DipECVS MRVCS, RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery 

Course Feedback:

“Thoroughly enjoyed the 2 day course. Very good speaker-engaging, interesting, and encouraging during practical. Good balance of theory and practise. Well structured, great learning environment, great facilities especially practical room.”

“Excellent practical based course with all the relevant theoretical teaching as well. More confident in the basics of Orthopaedics now. Very good for practical and theory from an up to date specialist in the field”

“Would highly recommend, thoroughly enjoyed and learnt a lot, course exceeded my expectations. High course quality in a comfortable environment”

“Really enjoyed the course. Gives a good refresh to orthopaedics that are accessible in first opinion practice. Has helped improve my confidence and cement previous learning. Really good balance of lecture to practical helping put it in to practice.”

“A really great course, fab teaching-both lectures and practical’s very engaging. It has been a great course to attend, and has improved my knowledge and practical skills.”

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