Fixing Fractures Basic Internal And External Fixator Training
Royal Veterinary College
Date: Saturday 10th July, 2021 - Saturday 10th July, 2021
Start time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Duration: 1 hour(s)
Key Areas Instrumentation and types of platesUnderstanding the principles of internal fixationPreoperative planningManagement of the most common complicationsTypes of External fixators and principles of their applicationPractical experience repairing a range of fractures using plates and screws and external fixatorsAbout this course Do you want to enhance your clinical practice by tackling some of the more straightforward fractures, but are not confident about how to proceed? This highly practical hands-on course will give you the confidence to take that next step.This course of recorded webinars will be followed by an all-day practical giving you the opportunity to practise surgical techniques on synbones and cadavers. The webinars will cover the theory, and provide the necessary background for disease diagnosis and technical aspects required for the practical day. The onsite practical part of the course will give you the opportunity to put the theory into practice and develop your surgical skills in both internal fixation using plates and screws and external fixation techniques. The course will focus on the most commonly used plates and the use of lag screws, and the application of different types of linear external skeletal fixators.Why do this course?The course would be of interest to any recent graduate looking to develop their confidence in basic fracture repair, as well as veterinarians wishing to refresh their knowledge and understanding of the principles of this fixation technique.
Who is it for?
Richard Meeson, MA VetMB PhD MVetMed DipECVS PGCertVetEd FHEA MRCVS Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery The Royal Veterinary College Matthew Pead, BVetMed PhD CertSAO FHEA MRCVS Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Orthopaedics The Royal Veterinary College Jayson Tuan, BSc BVMS MANZCVS DipECVS MRCVS Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery The Royal Veterinary College
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