A Practical Approach To Rabbit And Rodent Surgery
Royal Veterinary College
Date: Thursday 11th February, 2021 - Thursday 11th February, 2021
Start time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Duration: 1 hour(s)
Key Areas Update on current techniques in anaesthesia and analgesia, including intubation techniquesCommon surgical conditions and how to deal with them including; -Is it surgical? Gastrointestinal obstruction in the rabbitApproach to dental abscesses in rabbits and rodentsImproving neutering techniques for the smaller patientApproach to dental extractions including dental nerve blocksFlank ovariohysterectomy/ovariectomy in rats and guinea pigs, abdominal castration of guinea pigsLiver lobe torsion surgeryPartial ear canal ablation and bulla osteotomy Nephrectomy, ureterotomyAbout this course Would you like to improve your confidence when performing small mammal surgical procedures in first opinion practice?This course of recorded webinars will be followed by an all-day practical covering a variety of surgical conditions that can pose challenging for the small mammal surgeon. The webinars allow you to learn at your own pace and they can be listened to at a convenient time, you will need to have worked through them as a prerequisite for attending the practical component of the course. The practical session will allow delegates to practise surgical procedures on a variety of small mammal species. These will include dental and orofacial procedures such as abscess resection, in addition to surgery of the gastrointestinal, urinary and reproductive systems. The focus of the practical day will be on procedures that are performed in general practice.Why do this course?This course will be of interest to you if you see rabbits and other small mammal patients on a regular basis and wish to update your knowledge and improve your surgical skills.
Who is it for?
Vicki Baldrey, BSc BVSc DZooMed (Avian) MRCVS Lecturer in Exotic Species and Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery The Royal Veterinary College Joanna Hedley, BVMS DZooMed (Reptilian) DipECZM (Herpetology) MRCVS Senior Lecturer in Exotic Species and Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery The Royal Veterinary College
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