Open reduction and internal fixation of fractures using bone plates and screws is a common and effective modality of treatment for fracture management in small animal practice. This workshop is designed to allow participants to use and appreciate the instruments employed to correctly and effectively apply bone plates and screws for simple fracture fixation in long bones.
Don’t miss your chance to participate in this landmark 2-day event where Mark will be joined by international and local speakers to discuss current and emerging topics in pharmacology and therapeutics.
In recent years, laws pertaining to animal cruelty have evolved significantly. Actions that were previously considered non-offenses are now being prosecuted on misdemeanor and felony levels. Because these convictions can carry significant sentences, juries expect to see the same level of crime scene processing and evidence handling that would be applied to crimes against humans.
Pet rabbits and rodents are presenting to veterinary practitioners in ever increasing numbers. As the numbers climb, so too does the general public’s expectations that veterinarians can provide these unique species with excellent veterinary care. The pet rabbit and rodent patient can provide unique challenges that set them apart from the more common canine and feline medicine disciplines.
This comprehensive course will take your understanding of skeletal imaging and pathology to a new level. Learn to refine the quality of your digital images and enhance your interpretation of radiographs of the appendicular and axial skeleton and joints.
Dogs, cats and exotics are all discussed with tutor -written notes, case studies, self-assessed quizzes and individual feedback enhancing the application of your learning. Make the most of the online forum to ask questions and share cases. Get to know your tutor and colleagues at the one-day face to face workshop. As well as conventional radiography, ultrasound, CT and MRI will be introduced where appropriate.
Digital Radiography - optimising your ability to use digital radiographs in practice.
Digital radiographs are now widespread in veterinary practice - but the transition to digital does not always mean better image quality. This short course will help you understand what your digital system is and will review simple radiographic principles to improve your image quality. You will learn about how to share your digital images for a second opinion and develop a better understanding of how to get the sharpest lung detail, the best abdominal contrast and crispest trabecular bone detail.
Arrhythmias can produce a broad range of symptoms, from the barely perceptible to cardiovascular collapse.
In the diagnostic work-up of arrhythmias, electrocardiography is the key element.
If you’re like most vets, reading ECGs is probably a little bit of a nightmare! This course will help you develop a step by step guide to the interpretation of ECGs, starting with grasping the concepts of electrocardiography, and the normal ECG. Using ample case-based material, we will cover the most common ECG abnormalities in dogs and cats and review basic treatment strategies to help you provide better diagnostic and treatment options for your patients and clients.