Minimally Invasive Joint Surgery & Arthroscopy

September 16 - 18, 2018
CE Hours: 24
Instructors: Drs. Barbro Filliquist & Timothy McCarthy

Course Agenda 

About This Course

Strengthen your minimally-invasive technique skills for treatment of a variety of joint-related conditions in this three-day course. Designed for general practitioners and specialists interested in enhancing your skills and knowledge in joint surgery and arthroscopy, this course combines lecture and lab work to teach techniques using traditional arthrotomy, arthroscopy and arthroscopic-assisted arthrotomy.


  • Date(s): September 16-18, 2018
  • Venue: Oquendo Center | Las Vegas, NV
  • Category: Endoscopy
  • Enrollment Capacity: 24 Max
  • CE Hours: 24

Learning Objectives

  1. Increase skills in diagnosing a variety of joint conditions
  2. Develop competency in treating joint disorders including OCD (shoulder, elbow, stifle and tarsus), shoulder instability, elbow dysplasia, cranial cruciate ligament disease, and meniscal and collateral ligament tears
  3. Learn techniques using traditional arthrotomy, arthroscopy, and arthroscopic-assisted arthrotomy

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Lead Instructor ...

Barbro Filliquist, DVM, DACVS-SA, DECVS
European College of Veterinary Surgeons

Barbro Filliquist

Timothy McCarthy, DVM, PHD, BVS



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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

“Excellent Course. I feel capable of doing all of these procedures following the instruction given. Great materials to take home for refresher, as well. Thank you.”
Practical Techniques in Soft Tissue Surgery Course Participant