TIBIAL PLATEAU
LEVELING OSTEOTOMY (TPLO)

December 1-3, 2019
CE Hours: 24 
Instructor: Dr. Brian Beale, Caleb Hudson, Stephen Jones

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About This Course

Are you ready to move on to the next level in cranial cruciate ligament repair? This interactive course includes lectures and laboratories to teach participants the theory and method of tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO). Participants will perform TPLOs on plastic bones and cadavers using state-of-the-art equipment and implants. Participants will use locking plate technology to simplify, increase precision, and reduce complications of the procedure. Participants should have a basic knowledge of the surgical anatomy and approach to the stifle. Postoperative radiographs will be taken to assess the participant’s repair technique. Postoperative management will also be discussed. 

Who Should Attend

This course is appropriate for specialists, residents, interns, and general practitioners with an interest in advancing their decision-making skills and treatment of patients having CrCL rupture.

Details

  • Date(s): December 1-3, 2019
  • Venue: Oquendo Center | Las Vegas, NV
  • Category: Surgery - Ortho
  • Enrollment Capacity: 24
  • CE Hours: 24

Learning Objectives

  1. Update your knowledge on practical surgical techniques and procedures.

  2. Increase confidence levels when performing various soft tissue and orthopedic surgery procedures.

  3. Gain a better knowledge of the regional anatomy related to each surgical procedure.

  4. Better understand how to perform each surgical technique through extensive use of video case examples coupled with hands-on laboratory practice.

  5. Realize that many soft tissue and orthopedic surgery procedures are possible to perform in practice.

Course Cost

$2,400

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Lead Instructor ...

Brian Beale, DVM, DACVS
Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists

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Caleb Hudson, DVM, MS, DACVS
University of Florida

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Stephen Jones, DVM, MS, DACVS
Ohio State

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TRANSPORTATION

Public transportation in Las Vegas is limited. If you are staying somewhere other than our preferred partner, Courtyard by Marriott–Green Valley, you will need to arrange for your transportation to and from the Oquendo Center. Courtyard by Marriott also runs a complimentary shuttle service that offers pickups & drop offs at the Mandalay Bay Tour and Trolley stop.

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PACKING TIPS

    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 instructors were incredibly helpful with tips and tricks they've learned over time to help avoid mistakes”
Valerie Ludolph

“All around a very well put together course”
Matt Crain

“Gave me more confidence to do a procedure we already do in our clinic. It's nice all course info & videos will be available online along with course notes”
Melissa Gowenlock