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Arthroscopy and Tenoscopy of the equine distal limb

Friday the 8th November 2019, Pferdeklinik Burg Müggenhausen, Germany

Theoretical and practical 1-day arthroscopy course providing you with the opportunity to refine and practice your surgical technique for arthroscopy of the digital flexor tendon sheath, the navicula bursa and the fetlock joint (dorsal and palmar) including standing arthroscopy of the fetlock.

Lectures related to the surgery will be given by Dr. Bruce Bladon, BVM&S Cert EP DESTS Dipl ECVS MRCVS from Donnington Grove supported by Dr. Maria Fugazzola, DVM, Dr.med.vet., Dipl. ECVS from Burg Müggenhausen.

Please find all details and registration form in the attached flyer.

Masterclass Single Incision Laparascopic Surgery (S.I.L.S)

20-21 June 2019, Strasbourg, France

Medtronic is inviting for the 3rd phase of the minimal invasive surgery course with Prof. Gilles Dupré and Dr. Brad J. Case.

Please find all details and registration form in the attached flyer.


16-19 July 2019
Toronto, Canada

With a comprehensive scientific program, amazing social experiences, the annual Fun(d)Run, an outreach program and more, the WSAVA/CVMA 2019 Congress (16-19 July) IS THE PLACE to build important connections with colleagues from around the world and improve your veterinary practice. Not to mention the fabulous location!

Join the global veterinary community in Toronto this July, learn more on https://wsava2019.com/

European Equine Laparoscopy Workshop

September 27-28, 2019, National Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort, France

The National Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort, in partnership with the Clinique de Grosbois, is organizing a hands-on laparoscopy course for equine practitioners at the Veterinary School.

This course will focus on general principles in laparoscopy, surgical techniques and tips, as well as common surgical procedures in equine practice, with the opportunity of in vivo labs - accredited through the ANSES/EnvA/UPEC ethic committee following ministerial authorization. This course is principally dedicated to ECVS residents and diplomates, with some acceptance for surgeons with experience in surgery.

Ann Martens | Prof., DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVS | University of Gent | BE
Céline Mespoulhès-Rivière | DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVS | Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d'Alfort | FR
Fabrice Rossignol | DVM, Dipl. ECVS | Clinique de Grosbois | FR
Thomas van Bergen | DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVS | University of Gent | BE

Please see the attached > program for details and registration.

Arthrex Courses for Residents

In 2019, Arthrex is offering selected courses specifically for Residents in its ArthroLab in Munich (Germany), an arthroscopy course and a new course on TPLO:

Introduction to TPLO, November 18-19, 2019, Arthrex GmbH Munich

Target: 2nd and 3rd year small animal surgery residents
This course will focus on TPLO case selection, preoperative planning, surgical technique, joint exploration and meniscal
surgery. The participants will attend lectures and wet labs to practice TPLO and meniscal surgery.
Antonio Pozzi | Prof., DMV, MS, Dipl. ACVS and ECVS, Dipl. ACVSMR | University of Zurich | CH
Peter Böttcher | Prof. Dr. med. vet., Dipl. ECVS | University of Berlin | DE
Sarah Girling | BVSc Cert SAS DipECVS MRCVS | Fitzpatrick Referrals Ltd | UK

Registration form TPLO

Costs are € 590 per course (2 days each) excl. accommodation. Accommodation information will be provided to each participant upon registration.

ACVS Surgery Summit 2019

17-19 October 2019, Las Vegas, NV, USA

The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Surgery Summit features seminars focused on all areas of patient care from diagnosis, pain management, and anesthesia to surgery, postoperative care, and rehabilitation. The entire practice team can gain invaluable skills and earn exceptional continuing education. The ACVS defines the standards of surgical excellence for the profession, promotes advancements in veterinary surgery and surgical educational programs. 

2019 ACVS Surgery Summit
October 17-19
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV

BCVSp Workshop: Training and mentoring veterinary specialists

23 October 2019, London, UK

The British College of Veterinary Specialists is running a day meeting/workshop on 23 October 2019, to discuss best practice guidelines on intern and resident training programme. (this is multi disciplinary).

Training and mentoring of interns and resident is a critical role ensuring the future development of the veterinary specialist community. The objective of this workshop will be to review current policies, identify areas of strength and weakness in delivery of current internship and residency programmes, and discuss selection, pastoral support and how to develop and ensure desirable outcomes from training programmes, both from the perspective of the trainee and the mentor. The day will also include a brain storming session with the aim of developing a strategy, objective and roadmap for BCVSp to support best practice in Training and mentoring veterinary specialists. Individuals who are not BCVSp members are very welcome to attend.

Further information: https://yourvetspecialist.org/events/

Payment form (PDF) to be submitted to info@ecvs.org along with your ad.

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