Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery
Course Dates: 4/24/2020 – 4/25/2020 | The course begins at 8:00a and ends at 5:00p
Skill Level: General
Plastic and reconstructive surgery has evolved into a critically important discipline in small animal practice. Problematic wounds commonly arise from trauma or surgical defects secondary to tumor removal. This 2-day course provides morning/afternoon lecture sessions are followed by cadaver laboratories to practice the techniques discussed. The instructors provide one-on-one assistance to help assure participants gain the most from each modular training session.
This intensive two-day course is directed at veterinarians with a strong interest in surgery who operate in private practice or at a university setting. Techniques will focus on the simple and more complex reconstructive procedures for wounds involving the head (face, mouth, pinna), trunk (skin, thoracic and abdominal walls) and extremities (skin loss, pad reconstruction).
This intensive two-day course closely pairs lectures with direct laboratory application of the surgical techniques covered using cadaver specimens. The following topics will include: