Our Workshops

Canine Sports And Rehabilitation Therapy Workshop - Jan 28th - 1st 2017

EDUCATION LEADERS

Judy Coates, M.Ed, MSPT, CCRT
Sasha A. Foster, MSPT, CCRT
Ellen Martens, PT, MT, CCRT

OVERVIEW

Jan 28th-1st 2017, Brisbane, QLD

Develop skills in clinical assessment, goal-setting, treatment planning and outcome measurement in canine rehabilitation from a physical therapy perspective. This case-based course highlights orthopedic conditions and injuries involving the extremities and the spine. Practical applications of joint mobilization, modalities and therapeutic exercise are covered. Participants get hands-on experience with dogs on site. The business of canine rehabilitation is discussed as well as pertinent legal and ethical issues. This course will also cover canine neurological rehabilitation.

Students get hands-on experience with dogs on site as they review how to perform a neurologic exam and apply neurophysiological facilitation techniques. Developing goal-focused treatment plans and assessing outcomes in canine neuro-rehabilitation patients are also covered.

Prerequisites: Participants must have completed the Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation Workshop with CRI either in Australia, Europe or the USA to qualify for this level of training

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

You will revise :

  • The content from the introductory Workshop

You will develop skills in :

  • To become a qualified canine rehabilitation therapist

TESTIMONIALS

"I so admire the ease with which the PTs transferred, hopefully with some measure of success, their vast knowledge to our eager hands and brains. Every one of them was incredibly patient with us, our occasional hypoglycemic brain fog notwithstanding. It's obvious they're ALL passionate about what they do; I'm hoping I can live up to their high standards for animal care."
–Carla Wilkie, DVM, CVA, CVC, West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

COST

$5450 + GST
Book before December 23rd to get a free book!

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TTA and Stifle Surgery Gatton - Feb 9th - 10th 2017

EDUCATION LEADERS

Dr Robert “Jeff” Mayo
DVM, Diplomate ABVP, FAVOS

Specialist Supporting Tutors
Dr Jayne McGhie
Dr Jacob Michelsen
Dr Marvin Kung
Dr Penny Tisdall
Dr Andrew Levien

OVERVIEW

Feb 9th-10th 2017, Gatton Queensland

Tibial Tuberosity Advancement is the technique choice worldwide for many veterinarians treating cruciate disease in all sizes of dogs. Providing a modern approach to cruciate disease will increase practice profits and maximise patient health.

Develop skills in this workshop that are immediately applicable to general practice. If you value the return on your CE investments then this is the course for you! VetPrac is providing Australian Veterinarians with an exclusive opportunity to develop and practice modern and established techniques in cruciate repair. With unprecedented access to elite surgical training equipment, you will have the chance to practice techniques, advance your skills and help your patients better than before.

Classes are intimate, providing the ideal environment for building confidence in your techniques.

Don't miss it!

 

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

You will revise :

  • Stifle Anatomy
  • Imaging the Stifle
  • Meniscal Examination

You will develop skills in :

  • Calculating the Tibial Plateau Angle
  • Extra capsular repair with crimps
  • TTA Theory
  • TTA Surgery
  • Patella Stabilisation Techniques
  • Client Advice

TESTIMONIALS

"Thank you! I have struggled with exposure and visualizing minisci for years. 2 little bits of advice and that has opened a door for me." Fiona Smith

"I feel more confident in general stifle surgery and will  be able to implement skills both when attempting TTA's and with other stifle surgeries." Max Tori

"Maximum learning in really minimum time, easily met my continuing education requirements, for me was very helpful" Timothy Rush

COST

$1945 (+ GST) before December 15th

$2200 (+ GST) after December 15th

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TTA and Stifle Surgery, SA - Feb 24th - 25th 2017

EDUCATION LEADERS

Dr Robert “Jeff” Mayo
DVM, Diplomate ABVP, FAVOS

Specialist Supporting Tutors
Dr Jayne McGhie
Dr Jacob Michelsen
Dr Marvin Kung
Dr Penny Tisdall
Dr Andrew Levien

OVERVIEW

Feb 24th-25th 2017, Roseworthy, SA

Cruciate disease is the most prevalent orthopaedic disease in companion animals. It is painful and debilitating to patients and an important part of the veterinary economy. Surgical procedures of the stifle are performed commonly in practice and you will benefit from participating in this workshop.

Develop skills immediately applicable to daily practice. Build confidence in surgical techniques and spend time with specialists and colleagues discussing the nuances of managing this challenging disease process.

Over 500 veterinarians in Australia and New Zealand have participated so far and 98% surveyed found it useful, applicable and worth it.

 

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

You will revise :

  • Stifle Anatomy
  • Imaging The Stifle
  • Meniscal Examination

You will develop skills in :

  • Calculating the Tibial Plateau Angle
  • Extra Capsular Repair Techniques with Crimps
  • Tibial Tuberosity Theory
  • Tibial Tuberosity Advancement Surgeries
  • Patella Stabilisation Techniques
  • Client Advice

TESTIMONIALS

"The Best Workshop I Have Ever Done" C. Boyce

"Immediately Applicable, Great Return on Investment" M.Doyle

"VetPrac just does it better than anyone else. You really feel taken care of. Like the whole education team is there to support and train us to be better." S. Smith

COST

$1945 (+ GST) before December 15th

$2200 (+ GST) after December 15th

 

 

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Abdominal Ultrasound Workshop FULL – Wait list open - Apr 8th - 9th 2017

EDUCATION LEADERS

Dr Sarah Davies
Dr Natalie Webster

OVERVIEW

Apr 8th-9th 2017, Melbourne, VIC

Proficiency in ultrasound takes practice. This workshop will give you the foundations to do more in the hospital for your patients. A great machine can only be effective if the user knows how to use it. Learn from the specialists, and develop your abilities in this two-day workshop so you can discover what your ultrasound equipment is capable of.

This workshop is now sold out.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

You will revise :

  • Ultrasound Mechanics
  • Relative Anatomy
  • Full Left Side Scan
  • Full Right Side Scan

You will develop skills in :

  • Liver and Biliary Tract Ultrasound
  • Spleen and GIT Examination
  • To find the Adrenal Glands
  • Kidney Ultrasound
  • Genitourinary Ultrasound
  • Pancreas and Lymph Node Imaging
  • Clinical Normals and Abnormalities
  • Better Clinical Decision Making

TESTIMONIALS

"They were both absolutely brilliant, approachable and patiently informative. Presentations were well organised and concise. Managed their theme between demonstration groups well" Anna Sinnott

"Feel more confident with the diagnostic imaging. Thoroughly enjoyed discussion of other imaging modalities -i.e. RADs + CT" Mark Cola

"Great Ultrasound Course 12/10 stars" Nicholas Sygrove

COST

$1995 +GST before February 4th

$2240 +GST after February 4th

Includes Dinner on Saturday Night

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Equine Nerve Blocks and Lameness Workshop - Apr 12th - 13th 2017

EDUCATION LEADERS

Dr Hadley Willsallen
Dr Sarah Jalim

OVERVIEW

Apr 12th-13th 2017, Wagga Wagga, NSW

When a horse becomes lame, identifying the exact site of injury can be challenging. A solid understanding of the anatomy of the limb and clinical methods to identify the source of pain are the core of a successful lameness examination.
Perform at your best and gain client confidence after attending this nerve blocks and lameness workshop. If you are a new vet, a mixed practitioner, an equine vet or coming back after a sabbatical and want to improve your lameness repertoire, then this is the workshop for you. Our educators are supportive and know what its like to be in the field diagnosing lameness. They look forward to taking the time to break the process down, share their experiences and help you improve your ability to deal with lameness. We aim to give you skills and confidence to help you day to day with lameness investigation and diagnosis.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

You will revise :

  • Anatomy of the Limbs
  • Local Anaesthetics
  • Radiology

You will develop skills in :

  • Five forelimb nerve blocks
  • Seven intra-articular injection sites
  • Radiographic assessment
  • Treatment choices
  • Seven intra-articular injections for the hindlimb
  • Navicular Disease
  • Juvenile Lameness Causes

TESTIMONIALS

"Well informative, well ran and enjoyable to attend. WIll definitely recommend VetPrac." Rachel Wilson

"Has increased my confidence in lameness diagnosis which I will take back to my practice. I will refer lameness cases less frequently and try and have a go myself." Karim Koorios

COST

$1450 + GST before June 30th

$1800 + GST after June 30th

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Practical Veterinary Workshops

Here at VetPrac, we aim to provide registered vets with high quality tuition across a range of different areas. Our vet practice workshops focus strongly on practical skills, ensuring you acquire the necessary knowledge to further your career.

Our workshops will ensure you’re kept up to date with the latest research and developments across all aspects of animal care. We cover a broad range of different topics, and each course is run by true experts in the particular field. We offer courses that cover both small and large animal husbandry, surgical procedures, species-specific issues and also courses designed to help you better communicate with clients.

We have a number of popular VetPrac workshops that we offer repeatedly. Our Wound Management Workshop provides vets with essential knowledge when it comes to treating a wide variety of different wounds. One of our most popular workshops, it has been booked out each and every time since 2009.

Most of our practical veterinary workshops are held over a couple of days, ensuring all aspects of the topic are explained thoroughly. The structure of these courses ensures you have enough time to get in plenty of practical work – an absolute must when it comes to mastering new veterinary skills.

VetPrac workshops always book out quite quickly. We currently have a number of courses open for registration, so if you want to secure your place in a particular course, make sure you register online today. If you would like to find out more, feel free to contact us on +61 414 581 600 or email us at ua.mo1480808753c.car1480808753ptev@1480808753ofni1480808753.