OssAbility Meniscus Surgery Wet-lab
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OssAbility Meniscus Surgery Wet-lab

This full-day surgical cadaver workshop is for all vets who perform cruciate surgery. It focuses on the techniques, equipment and decision-making used in mini-arthrotomies. By the end of the day, delegates should finish the course feeling confident in managing patients with meniscal disease.

13/07/2019
When: 13 July 2019
Where: Unitec
Mount Albert
Auckland, Auckland  1025
New Zealand
Contact: Erin Dowler
0800 524 883

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About the course

Do you find assessing the meniscus challenging? Not sure how to treat or prevent meniscal disease? This full-day surgical cadaver workshop is for all vets who perform cruciate surgery. It focuses on the techniques, equipment and decision-making used in mini-arthrotomies. By the end of the day, delegates should finish the course feeling confident in managing patients with meniscal disease.


Suitable for

Veterinarians


Learning outcomes

  • Perform epidural analgesia

  • Approach the meniscus through a medial and lateral mini-arthrotomy

  • Practice tips and tricks that increase visualisation of stifle anatomy

  • Use with confidence a stifle distractor, meniscal probe, pull-knife and push-knife

  • Perform meniscal surgery: probing, therapeutic release, prophylactic release and partial meniscectomy

  • Become confident in applying evidence-based decision-making to your patients


Tutors

Brent Higgins BVSc, CertSAS, DECVS, European and NZ Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery


Price

$895.00 ex. GST as earlybird price - available until 31 May 19

$1,095.00 ex. GST after 31 May 19


CPD points

7


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