Soft Tissue Surgery Refresher

£2,447.00 (+VAT)

[There is an option to spread your payments in the checkout  if you are self-funding]

“This is the best course I have ever attended! A great practical based course for the ‘real world’. The tutor was excellent, really approachable and very helpful. I would recommend this course to anyone at the beginning, middle or end of career. Pitched at an excellent level.”

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Do you need to build your confidence and refresh your skills in small animal soft tissue surgery? Then you’ve found the small group, hands-on practical course to help you.

Whether you are a recent graduate or you’re returning to small animal practice after a career break, this three day course will enhance your decision making and technical ability when performing a range of essential surgical procedures. Leave the course well equipped to carry out these procudures in your practice straight away.

  What you’ll learn:

  • Which suture materials, suture patterns and knots to use where and when
  • Simple surgical site closure techniques – and how to choose the best one for each incision
  • How to perform effective open wound management for optimal outcomes
  • How to place tubes and drains safely (including oesophagostomy tubes and pleural drains)
  • How to perform a thorough and rewarding exploratory lapatotomy and tips and tricks for ovariohysterectomy
  • Urinary tract obstruction; your guide to patient stabilisation and definitive surgical management
  • How to unblock the most persistent of urethral obstructions safely
  • How to perform an intestinal biopsy, enterotomy and enterectomy safely and effectively
  • Septic peritonitis; your guide to patient stabilization and surgical management
  • Gastric dilatation and volvulus; your guide to patient stabilization and surgical management
  • How to perform an incisional gastropexy – essential practical tips for better outcomes
  • How to carry out a splenectomy
  • Essential practical tips for the best outcomes
  • Extensive hands-on practical sessions to develop your skills and confidence with help from our expert and approachable tutor

After the essential theory, you’ll practise the surgical techniques in small group, practical wet-lab sessions. Discuss specific queries or concerns with our expert and approachable tutor and leave the course with the confidence and skills that you need for general soft tissue surgery in today’s small animal practices.

Course Tutor: Faye Swinbourne BVM&S MVetMed DipECVS MRCVS

Delegates attending this course will also receive a course bonus –

12 months Free access to Small Animal Practice Webinar Club


12 months Free access to Alison Moores GP Refresh – Surgery mini series

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