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Practical Surgical Refresher ( 3 Day Course)

Central CPD

3 weeks ago
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Date: Wednesday 20th September, 2023
Start time: 10:00 AM
Cost: £1695


This course is a practical, hands-on approach to triggering your muscle memory and getting back into surgery. An opportunity to learn, refresh and ask questions and then practice techniques, starting with the basics of preparing for surgery, placing ligatures, and practicing suturing; to get back up to speed on procedures that are commonly encountered in general practice.
Topics to be covered include:

Preparing for surgery, gowning, gloving, skin preparation and equipment
Suturing, ligatures and suture materials
Management of traumatic and surgical wounds, including the use of surgical drains
Neutering in dogs and cats, when and why to neuter as well as surgery and the caesarean section
Exploratory celiotomy – enterotomy, enterectomy, splenectomy and gastric surgery, taking biopsies and understanding what is normal
Placement of feeding tubes in dogs and cats
Urinary tract surgery – cystotomy and cystotomy tubes
Aural hematomas and decision making on otitis externa
Oncologic surgery – planning and removal of simple masses from first presentation through diagnosis to surgery

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

21 hours

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