Webinar Plus: Soft tissue surgery principles


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Key Areas

  • Putting your best foot forward – how to prepare for surgery and tips for neutering
  • Maximising your exploratory laparotomy – avoid the “peak and shriek!”, organ biopsy, splenectomy, nephrectomy and cystotomy/cystectomy
  • Principles of gastrointestinal surgery and management intestinal foreign bodies
  • Help, it’s my first GDV case – what do I do?

CPD Hours

16 hours

Delivery Mode

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About this course

This is a four week course that provides a solid foundation for surgeons who wish to review, consolidate and update their knowledge of surgical principles and techniques, including neutering, exploratory laparotomy and commonly performed abdominal surgeries. It would also be suitable CPD for the RCVS CertAVP candidates preparing the surgery case reports for the B module in small animal practice (B-SAP.1).

The course will consist of two hour weekly webinars (which can be viewed live and/or as recorded versions throughout the course), supplemented by reference material, videos, quizzes and case scenarios as well as a Q&A discussion forum with the tutors. Participants can earn up to 16 CPD hours.


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Nicola Kulendra, BVetMed MVetMed CertVDI DipECVS FHEA MRCVS
Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College

Vicky Lipscomb, MA VetMB CertSAS DipECVS FHEA MRCVS
Associate Professor of Soft Tissue Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College