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1 day
345 GBP excl. VAT
English
Neston
Next available date: 29/09/2020 - Neston

Course description

Equine Essential Surgery Skills - Day 1

Day One, Orthopaedic Surgery: This day covers many of the core surgical procedures from the RCVS CertAVP equine orthopaedic surgery list, combining interactive lectures and two separate wet-lab sessions working in small groups on cadavers to practice these procedures under the guidance of specialists experienced in clinical teaching. Lecture topics include management of angular and flexural limb deformities, indications for arthroscopy and tenoscopy, initial management and stabilisation of suspected fracture and management of septic arthritis and osteomyelitis in foals. Practical teaching will be supported by interactive lectures demonstrating the techniques. The first practical session will cover palmar digital neurectomy, desmotomy of the accessory ligament of the DDFT and repair of tendon lacerations whilst the second session will focus on hoof wall resection, management of hoof capsule injuries, application of foot and distal limb casts and needle lavage.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The workshop is suitable for participants working towards an RCVS CertAVP in equine surgery or for those wishing to refresh their knowledge and skills in equine surgery at an advanced practitioner level. The programme has been designed specifically for those candidates working towards synoptic examination.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a logical approach to the management of angular and flexural limb deformities and the practical skills to perform desmotomy of the accessory ligament of the DDFT
  • Understand the indications and complications, and demonstrate good surgical technique for palmer digital neurectomy and repair of tendon lacerations
  • Assess clinical cases where limb fractures are suspected and demonstrate appropriate stabilisation techniques for transport
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the management options for septic arthritis and osteomyelitis in foals.

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University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool Continuing Professional Development

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