Core Surgery Procedures for Small Animal General Practitioner

June 28-29, 2019
CE Hours: 16 | 24 Seats Available 
Instructor: Drs. Don Waldron, Cheryl Hedlund
& Nancy Zimmerman

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About This Course

In this course veterinarians will learn, review, and practice the principles of soft tissue surgical procedures that are performed commonly in general small animal practice. The participant will gain knowledge, experience, and confidence in performing specific abdominal surgical procedures such as exploratory celiotomy, abdominal biopsy techniques, gastrotomy, enterotomy, intestinal resection and anastomosis, cystotomy, and gastropexy. Additional abdominal procedures that may be selected and performed by the participant include diaphragmatic hernia repair and splenectomy. Additional surgical procedures such as soft palate resection & stenotic nares correction, esophagostomy tube placement in the feline, digit amputation in the canine and caudectomy (tail amputation) in the canine and feline will be practiced.  Indications for and the technique of episioplasty in the canine will be covered in lecture and laboratory.  All procedures are performed on canine or feline cadavers.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for veterinary practitioners.

Details

  • Date(s): June 28-29, 2019
  • Venue: Oquendo Center | Las Vegas, NV
  • Category: Surgery
  • Enrollment Capacity: 26 Max
  • CE Hours: 16

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Course Cost

$2,400

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Lead Instructor ...

Don Waldron
DVM, DACVS

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Cheryl Hedlund
DVM, DACVS

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Nancy Zimmerman
DVM, DACVS
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TRANSPORTATION

Public transportation in Las Vegas is limited. If you are staying somewhere other than our preferred partner, Hampton Inn & Suites Las Vegas Airport, you will need to arrange for your transportation to and from the Oquendo Center. If you are renting a car, Mandalay Bay, Luxor and several other hotels on the strip may charge for parking. Other transportation options for getting around are taxi service, Uber and Lyft.

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  1. WVC scrubs are available upon your arrival if needed.
  2. Closed-toe shoes are required during labs.
  3. A light sweater for indoor areas.
  4. Plenty of sunscreen.
  5. Electronic charging device to power up.
  6. Valid ID - We highly recommend you carry your ID at all times in Las Vegas.

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Participant Reviews

“The clinical procedures were very applicable in general practice. Keep up the good work”
Attlee Douglas

“First experience, it was a great facility and the instructors were great. There was more cadaver experience than I have ever seen at any course”
Core Surgery Procedures Participant