Top Ten Surgical Procedures

September 20-21, 2019
CE Hours: 16 | 26 Seats Available 
Instructor: Dr. Don Waldron, Daniel Smeak & Otto Lanz

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About This Course

This surgical course will cover common basic and intermediate level surgical procedures in the dog and cat. Lectures immediately precede the laboratory hands-on experience for the surgical procedures. Specific surgical procedures to be covered and practiced in the canine include: Exploratory Celiotomy and Biopsy techniques, intestinal resection and anastomosis, gastropexy, splenectomy, and feeding tube placement. Surgical anatomy of the biliary system will be demonstrated in the laboratory and cholecystectomy performed. Other procedures to be covered in the canine include urethrostomy in the male, salivary mucocele treatment, total ear canal ablation (TECA) and arytenoid lateralization (laryngeal-tie back). Specific surgical procedures to be covered in the feline include mandibular symphyseal fracture, ventral bulla osteotomy, thoracostomy and esophagostomy tube placement, colectomy for megacolon, and perineal urethrostomy.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for veterinary practitioners.

Details

  • Date(s): September 20-21, 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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Daniel Smeak
DVM, DACVS

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Otto Lanz
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

“Thank you - another great experience!”
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“Very much enjoyed this CE”
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