Webinar Plus: Soft tissue surgical principles

Key Information

CPD Hours: 16 hours

Course Format: A mixture of two-hour weekly webinars (which can be viewed live and/or as recorded versions throughout the course), online case assessment exercises, supplementary reading material and tutor-moderated online discussion forums

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Course Information

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?
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 case reports for the B module in small animal practice (B-SAP.1).

The course will consist of four 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.


Nicola Kulendra, BVetMed MVetMed CertVDI PCertVetEd DipECVS FHEA FRCVS
Consultant surgeon,
North Downs Specialist Referrals

Vicky Lipscomb, MA VetMB CertSAS DipECVS FHEA MRCVS
Professor of Small Animal Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College