Course summary
1 day
345 GBP excl. VAT
Next available date: 30/09/2020 - Neston

Course description

Equine Essential Surgery Skills - Day 2

Day Two, Soft Tissue Surgery. As for day one this workshop uses a combination of interactive lectures and two wet-lab sessions to cover many of the core surgical procedures from the RCVS CertAVP equine soft tissue surgery list. Lectures cover practical techniques and tips, supported by videos demonstrating specific procedures, before participants head to the wet-lab and split into smaller groups to practice these skills on cadavers under the guidance of specialists experienced in clinical teaching. The first practical session will cover intestinal suturing and skin grafting, nerve blocks of the head, enucleation, eyelid and nostril suturing whilst the second session will focus on distal phallectomy and sinus trephination/flaps. Surgery of the female urogenital tract will also be covered in a lecture.

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.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the practical skills required for standing surgical procedures involving the head, including enucleation, eyelid suturing and sinus trephination/flaps, and the appropriate use of nerve blocks
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the indications, techniques and complications of surgery of the male and female urogenital tract, including the skills to perform a distal phallectomy
  • Understand the indications, techniques and complications of skin grafting in horses and demonstrate punch grafting Demonstrate an understanding of the techniques, risks and complications of laparotomy with enterotomy or intestinal biopsy in the horse.

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University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool Continuing Professional Development

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