Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management Lab - Las Vegas 2021

Practice hands-on techniques for managing commonly encountered fractures in small animals, September 20-21

Registration is currently only open to Group 1 participants from Small Animal Principles 2020 Online. Participants must complete this in-person lab to fulfill the requirements for the course. *This will be the only time the lab is offered.* Those unable to attend this lab will need to attend another Small Animal Principles course in full to complete requirements.

  • Description

    The Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management lab will provide participants with a basic, fundamental knowledge of bone healing and how it can be favorably influenced through internal fixation of fractures in small animals. Techniques critical to successful surgical outcomes—such as soft tissue handling and bone grafting—will be discussed along with the problems of non-unions, infections, and technical errors. The total patient is considered, from preoperative care and anesthetic management to postoperative care.

    Learning will be delivered through

    • Numerous hands-on laboratory sessions with a 6:1 participant-to-faculty ratio
    • Small group discussions/firesides focusing on fracture cases
  • Learning objectives

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to
    Recognize and apply AO Principles to small animal fracture management
    Define indications for internal fixation and the criteria for implant selection
    Identify and select appropriate techniques to problems such as nonunions, infections, and technical errors that are critical for successful outcomes
    Discuss the importance of preoperative planning and other aspects of the clinical decision-making process to small animal surgery

  • Prerequisites

    Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management Online. 

  • Who should attend

    Veterinary residents, interns, students, and practicing veterinarians who have completed Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management Online

  • Location, time, and tuition

    Venue(s)

    Date and time

    • Las Vegas, Nevada: September 20-21, 2021

    Tuition

    • USD $750.00 for attending surgeons
    • USD $500.00 for residents

Course Chairs

Steven Budsberg, DVM, MS, DACVS

Steven Budsberg, DVM, MS, DACVS

University of Georgia

Susan Schaefer, MS, DVM, DACVS

Susan Schaefer, MS, DVM, DACVS

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Mary Sarah Bergh, DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR

Mary Sarah Bergh, DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR

Iowa State University

Ronald McLaughlin, DVM, DVSc, DACVS

Ronald McLaughlin, DVM, DVSc, DACVS

Mississippi State University


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