Past Workshops

Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation – FULL

Dec 8th - 10th 2017

https://youtu.be/617aaKC14FM

Canine Sports Medicine is a vast field that covers a wide range of disciplines. A significant number of pet owners generate some form of income from their animals and a moderately successful breeding dog can cost an owner over a million dollars to maintain and promote. Providing services in this field offers impressive opportunities to practice high quality care, work with educated owners who have significant financial and time investment in their dogs, and increase the success rate of healthy patients in your hospital or clinic. This workshop is a rare opportunity in Australia to learn from the world’s best and is open to Veterinarians and the nurses that work with them, as well as Physiotherapists. Places are very limited. Book Now!

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What you reviewed

  • Canine Structure
  • Canine Biomechanics
  • Canine Locomotion
  • Lameness Evaluation

What you learnt

  • How to Assess fitness
  • How to Assess the Gait
  • How to Train the Gait
  • Canine Conditioning for injury prevention
  • Canine Conditioning for injury Rehabilitation
  • About the diversity and industry of Canine Sports
  • Types of Lameness in Canine Athletes
  • How to treat and rehabilitate canine athletes
  • How to retrain canine athletes
  • The effect of nutrition on functional mobility

Education Leaders

Dr Christine Zink
Dr Janet Van Dyke

Internal Fixation: Fractures with Locking Plates Workshop – 5 Places Left!

Nov 17th - 18th 2017

https://youtu.be/SMlbGID1PIg

VetPrac Internal Fixation: Fractures with Locking Plates Workshop

17th - 18th Nov, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga NSW

Locking plates are the most significant advancement in orthopedic surgery in the last 25 years.

Are you using locking plates? If not, is it because you do not understand the concepts or applications of these devices? Hopefully, this workshop will provide you with something that will make your surgical life easier and more predictable.

Locking plates combine the best features of rigid internal fixation and external fixation. There are many uses for this and you will see the advantages locking plates have to offer in this excellent two day practical workshop.

This workshop is specially designed for vets who need skills training on basic fracture repair or for any vet with limited experience in the use of locking plates.

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What you reviewed

  • How Do Bones Break?
  • How Do Bones Heal?
  • Radiography for Long Bone Fractures
  • Practicing with Implants - Lag Screws, Pins and Wires
  • Surgical Anatomical Windows

What you learnt

  • The difference and benefits of Locking Plates over other systems
  • Repair methods for Fractures of the Radius with locking plates
  • Repair methods for Fractures of the Humerus with locking plates
  • Repair methods for Fractures of the Tibia with locking plates
  • Repair methods for Fractures of the Femur with locking plates
  • Managing Complications

Education Leaders

Dr Jeff MayoDr Penny TisdallDr Tania Banks

Dr James Simcock BVSc DACVS DECVS

Fix the Face: Brachycephalic and Ear Surgery – FULL

Nov 10th - 11th 2017

https://youtu.be/fXGdcP0i_2I

When is surgery indicated? Which surgical technique is appropriate? How can you avoid complications regularly encountered in general practice?

Surgical conditions of the head and neck present a challenge to most veterinarians, yet more and more of our patients need this care. Develop your skills in an intimate and supportive environment with specialist tutors and feel confident approaching these cases in practice. Covering multiple procedures in 2-days will enable you to start these procedures on immediately returning to your hospital. This workshop will help you improve your techniques and may be a useful adjunct to preparations for membership examinations.

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What you reviewed

  • Anatomy of vital and redundant respiratory structures
  • Anatomy of the ear and viborgs triangle
  • Principals of soft tissue surgery
  • Instrument handling and appropriate use

What you learnt

  • Soft palate resection
  • Everted saccule excision
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Stenotic nares augmentation
  • Tracheostomy
  • Pharyngostomy
  • Vertical ear canal surgery
  • Total ear canal ablation

Education Leaders

Dr Charles Kuntz
Dr Sue Gibbons BVSc FACVSc
Dr Soo Kuan BVSc FANZCVS
Dr Orly Zemer DVM, DECVS

Exit Strategies for Business Owners Seminar – Sydney

Nov 3rd - 3rd 2017

https://youtu.be/SI2Ii50IaEw

If you have ever thought about what will happen when you are ready to sell your practice, then this is the workshop for you.

In one day we'll help you with all the info you need to start thinking about the next step in your career.

This is a chance to sit down and practically consider whats best for you and your business

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What you reviewed

  • Where your business is at

What you learnt

  • The mindset of exit strategies
  • Who potential buyers are
  • Legal Agreements Needed
  • Discretion and Disclosure considerations
  • Valuation Processes
  • Human Resources and Financial Planning considerations

Education Leaders

Simon Palmer
Dr Christine Purdy BVSc
Georgina Odell, Special Counsel
Dr Paolo Lencioni BVSc DipCAP MPA MTMA
Dr Tony Thelander BVSc, MBA, FAICD

Buy a Vet Practice Seminar – Sydney

Oct 28th - 28th 2017

https://youtu.be/mIXTZRroAA4

This practical information day explains the red tape, planning and considerations you will want to know before you jump into an expensive and legally binding agreement that will change your life forever.

When you are properly prepared to purchase you will be positioned to make decisions quickly.

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What you reviewed

  • What sort of business do I want?
  • Leadership activities

What you learnt

  • Why buy and what are the options?
  • What are my options for the future?
  • How will I prepare and find a seller?
  • What finances do I need to understand and have in order?
  • Understanding Valuations
  • Legals & Terms and Conditions of Sale
  • Hidden costs, Transfer of goodwill and post sale checklist

Education Leaders

Simon Palmer
Dr Christine Purdy BVSc
Georgina Odell, Special Counsel
Dr aolo Lencioni BVSc DipCAP MPA MTMA
Dr Tony Thelander BVSc, MBA, FAICD

High Achievers: Online Workshop

Oct 19th - 23rd 2017

https://youtu.be/dU4XKEY2hsU

There is a very close link between well-being and success. But what is it? How do we get it and how can we maintain it? If you’ve ever wavered in your love for your work or wondered about your purpose, this is a great opportunity for you!

These are not wishy washy questions, there is now good evidence based science around the links between well-being and success.

Join us for a six week online workshop - Thursday October 19th to November 23rd where you will find resources to develop good habits that will enrich your life and your work.

Understand the benefit of positive emotions more deeply.
Develop good skills to help you bounce back from adversity
Practice engaging AND disengaging in a healthy way
Investigate the neuroscience of connecting with people
Work on your purpose
Start being successful through your actions

This course uses a flipped classroom model where the content is provided in advance of the weekly online meetings.

Cathy will utilize her training in coaching to guide course participants through literature and supporting activities. There will be ample opportunity for individual and group reflection and discussion with the aim of illuminating the steps that participants can take to move towards their version of success.

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What you reviewed

  • Your strengths
  • How to recognise your achievements and savour them
  • Neuroplasticity

What you learnt

  • Looking after your own well being
  • Bouncing back from adversity
  • How to engage and disengage
  • Balance and self-care
  • Building and maintaining healthy relationships
  • Finding meaning and value in daily activities

Education Leaders

Dr Cathy Warburton – BSc, BVMS, MACVSc, MVS, TAA, Dip Pos Psych and Well-being

Abdominal Ultrasound Workshop – FULL

Sep 22nd - 23rd 2017

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.

Don't miss out on this incredible learning experience: register now!

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What you reviewed

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

What you learnt

  • 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

Education Leaders

Dr Sarah Davies BVSc, MS, DACVR
Dr Natalie Webster BVSC CertVDI DipECVDI MRCVS

Practical Skills Bootcamp 2017 – 10 spots left

Jul 14th - 16th 2017

Feel a little overwhelmed by having all the responsibility of running a hospital and making life and death decisions that can save or ruin a life? You know you have a pretty good
memory and know all the important stuff, but HOW do you implement it in the clinical setting?

This is the workshop for you. Specifically designed for vets who are new, need an update
or are returning to practice after hiatus – this workshop will get you fit for the job. We spoke to lots of people, and this is the nuts and bolts of practicing that will get you through the day smiling.

Along with surgical skills we will have communication and meditation topics to balance out each day. We’ll work you hard and give you the support to get you to where you need to be to do the job confidently and competently.

Click here to register >> https://www.regonline.com.au/bootcamp2017

ONLY 28 SPOTS AVAILABLE

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What you reviewed

  • The Basics

What you learnt

  • Heaps! See the Brochure

Education Leaders

Dr Tania Banks

Abdominal Surgery
Dr Tania Banks, Dr Peter Young,
Prof. Glenn Edwards

Emergency and Critical Care
Dr Ellie Leister, Dr Adrian Simon,
Dr Vickie Saye

Safe Animal Handling and Behaviour
Dr Tracey Henderson, Tracy Irons

Forelimb Joint Surgery Workshop – ONE SPOT LEFT

Jun 30th - 1st 2017

Most of us have a good grasp of hindlimb joint surgeries, but what about the forelimb?
This intensive and highly enjoyable experience with 3 of the worlds best surgeons is the perfect way to develop your skills on elbow, shoulder and carpal surgeries. This workshop is designed for general practitioners who have some knowledge of basic orthopaedics.

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What you reviewed

  • Orthopaedic Examinations
  • Diagnostic Evaluations of the Forelimb
  • Osteochondrosis Dessicans
  • Common Fractures of the Forelimb
  • Elbow Dysplasia and inconguity
  • Elbow Radiology Interpretation
  • Approach to the carpus

What you learnt

  • Arthrocentesis Techniques
  • Surgical Approaches to the Shoulder
  • Surgical Approaches to the Elbow
  • Biceps tendon release
  • Subtotal coronoidectomy
  • Proximal and distal ulnar osteotomy
  • Elbow Fracture repairs
  • Pancarpal arthrodesis
  • Metacarpal fracture repair

Education Leaders

Dr Brian Beale DVM DACVS
Dr Gordon Corfield BVSc FANZCVS
Dr Chris Preston BVSc DACVS FANZCVS

Equine Nerve Blocks and Lameness Workshop

Apr 12th - 13th 2017

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.

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What you reviewed

  • Anatomy of the Limbs
  • Local Anaesthetics
  • Radiology

What you learnt

  • 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

Education Leaders

Dr Hadley Willsallen
Dr Sarah Jalim

TTA and Stifle Surgery, SA

Feb 24th - 25th 2017

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.

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What you reviewed

  • Stifle Anatomy
  • Imaging The Stifle
  • Meniscal Examination

What you learnt

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

Education Leaders

DR JACOB MICHELSENDr Penny Tisdall

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

Specialist Supporting Tutors
Dr Jayne McGhie
Dr Marvin Kung
Dr Andrew Levien

TTA and Stifle Surgery Gatton

Feb 9th - 10th 2017

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!

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What you reviewed

  • Stifle Anatomy
  • Imaging the Stifle
  • Meniscal Examination

What you learnt

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

Education Leaders

DR JACOB MICHELSENDr Penny Tisdall

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

Specialist Supporting Tutors
Dr Jayne McGhie
Dr Marvin Kung

Canine Physical Therapist Workshop

Jan 28th - 1st 2017

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

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What you reviewed

  • The content from the introductory Workshop

What you learnt

  • To become a qualified canine rehabilitation therapist

Education Leaders

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

Exit Strategies for Vets – Filling!

Nov 4th - 4th 2016

If you have ever thought about what will happen when you are ready to sell your practice, then this is the workshop for you.
In one day we'll help you with all the info you need to start thinking about the next step in your career.
This is a chance to sit down and practically consider whats best for you and your business

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Missed out on this workshop? Join the waitlist for the next one here

What you reviewed

  • Where your business is at

What you learnt

  • How to get where you want to be

Education Leaders

Simon Palmer
Christine Purdy
Georgina Odell
Paolo Lecioni
Vera Pickering

Abdominal Ultrasound Workshop – Waitlist Open

Oct 22nd - 23rd 2016

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 is the most popular workshop in the country. Don't miss it

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What you reviewed

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

What you learnt

  • 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

Education Leaders

Dr Sarah Davies
Dr Natalie Webster

Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation Workshop – 4 spots left

Oct 14th - 18th 2016

Join Dr Janet Van Dyke and her world leading team in Brisbane on October 14-18th and build on a fundamental understanding of canine anatomy, physiology and biomechanics so you can diagnose and treat lame, stiff or sore patients better. Common orthopedic and neurological disorders of the canine patient are covered including both conservative and surgical treatment options. Canine rehabilitation modalities are introduced. Build relevant structures on canine skeletons using clay, and get hands-on experience palpating live dogs.

 

Prerequisites: This 5-day course is open to all licensed veterinarians and physiotherapists as well as any veterinary nurses who have attended the Canine Sports Medicine course.

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What you reviewed

  • Canine musculoskeletal anatomy in depth
  • Comparative (human and canine) anatomy and biomechanics
  • Canine neuro/musculoskeletal structures including bones, muscles, nerves, ligaments, tendons and cartilage; also, the origin, insertion, innervation, and action of each

What you learnt

  • Diagnosing muscoloskeletal conditions
  • The fundamental physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics of joint, muscle and muscle action as they relate to common canine injuries
  • The use of different modalities of diagnoses
  • Traditional physical therapy terminology and techniques including manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and aquatic therapy; also, physical modalities utilizing LASER, ultrasound, thermal agents and electrotherapy
  • The use of different physical therapeutic modalities of treatment
  • Integrative therapies including acupuncture, chiropractic
  • Diagnosis, treatment planning, and outcome measurement in canine rehabilitation

Education Leaders

Dr. Janet Van Dyke, DVM, DACVSM
Dr. Laurie McCauley, DVM, DACVSMR
Judy Coates, MSPT, CCRT

Ophthalmology Workshop

Oct 7th - 8th 2016

Diagnosing and treating ocular and peri-occular conditions quickly and effectively is vital to saving the vision and maintaining the quality of life for your patients. Having the right equipment and understanding how to use it is one of the most important elements to effective ophthalmology services in general practice. Develop skills in this workshop that will build your confidence, and can be immediately applied to general practice. Classes are intimate with unprecedented contact with specialist ophthalmic surgeons.

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What you reviewed

  • Ocular Anatomy
  • Ophthalmic Examinations

What you learnt

  • Entropion and Ectropion Surgery
  • Cherry Eye Repair Techniques
  • Managing Eye- Lid Masses
  • Surgery of the Conjunctiva and Cornea
  • Surgery with Loupes
  • Advanced Suture Techniques for the Eye
  • Globe Excision Methods

Safe Animal Handling & Behaviour Workshop 2016

Apr 8th - 9th 2016

The safety of veterinary personnel and animals is the most important element to running a veterinary hospital. Understanding animal behaviour better and gaining expertise in handling techniques and advise to owners improves compliance, reduces risk and leads to healthier human animal interactions. If you scruff a cat, you need to attend this workshop and update your skills. This training will make your hospital a happier, safer and less stressful place to work.

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What you reviewed

  • Canine communication
  • Social systems and hierarchies
  • What is anxiety
  • What is a training problem
  • Investigation and management of urination complaints
  • Perceptions of aggression
  • Identifying animals that present a risk to work place safety
  • Appropriate sedative use

What you learnt

  • Identifying learning deficits in patients
  • Application of learning theory
  • Investigation and management of phobia
  • Managing aggression in animals
  • Identifying environmental stress risers
  • Managing hazardous patients
  • Teaching children to train pets
  • Using protective handling equipment effectively
  • Client communication with respect to drug use
  • Aggressive rabbit management

Education Leaders

Dr Tracey Henderson
Tracy Bache
Dr Kersti Seksel

Abdominal Ultrasound Workshop 2016

Apr 2nd - 3rd 2016

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 is the most popular workshop in the country. Don't miss it

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Missed out on this workshop? Join the waitlist for the next one here

What you reviewed

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

What you learnt

  • 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

Education Leaders

Dr Sarah Davies
Dr Natalie Webster

Suturing Workshop

Mar 24th - 24th 2016

Wound Closure is sometimes the trickiest part of surgery. We are all happy to cut and cure, but the closure often makes us cautious. Methods and Materials of wound closure effect healing. If you want to practice your technique and learn more about best practice this is the workshop for you. Perfect for any vet who wants to build confidence or correct their techniques, this bite sized workshop will provide a nurturing quiet space to become a better veterinary surgeon.

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What you reviewed

  • Wound types
  • Common suture methods

What you learnt

  • Modern suture materials
  • Choosing the right needle
  • Choosing the right suture
  • Different suture methods

Education Leaders

Dr Andrew Marchevsky | Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
BVSc (Hons) MVS FACVSc

Rabbit Surgery And Dentistry

Mar 5th - 6th 2016

Sold out 2 years in a row, this is the workshop for small animal veterinarians working in urban areas. Rabbits are the fastest growing pet population in Australia and approaching medical and surgical conditions of this species requires additional skills not often mastered at university.

Supported by 3 of the most energetic and intelligent vets in Australia, this workshop will open up new possibilities for your hospital services.

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What you reviewed

  • Rabbit Husbandry
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Examination Techniques

What you learnt

  • Clinical Techniques
  • Common Surgical Procedures
  • Intubation
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Ear surgery

Education Leaders

Dr David Vella
Dr Narelle Walter
D Michelle Dalli

Canine Sports Med and Rehabilitation Workshop

Feb 11th - 13th 2016

Canine Sports Medicine is a vast field that covers a wide range of disciplines. A significant number of pet owners generate some form of income from their animals and a moderately successful breeding dog can cost an owner over a million dollars to maintain and promote. Providing services in this field offers impressive opportunities to practice high quality care, work with educated owners who have significant financial and time investment in their dogs, and increase the success rate of healthy patients in your hospital or clinic. This workshop is a rare opportunity in Australia to learn from the world’s best and is open to Veterinarians and Physiotherapists. Places are very limited!

Click here to register >> https://www.regonline.com.au/woundmanagement2015

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What you reviewed

  • Canine Anatomy and Assessing Fitness
  • Gait Abnormalities
  • Lameness Exams

What you learnt

  • Conditioning Exercise Programs
  • Core, Strength and Endurance Training
  • Athletic Retraining Programs
  • And Much Much More...

Education Leaders

Prof. Christine Zink
DVM, PhD, DACVP, DACVSMR
Dr. Janet B. Van Dyke
DVM, DACVSMR, CCRT, CEO

Fix the Face Workshop

Nov 13th - 14th 2015

When is surgery indicated? Which surgical technique is appropriate? How to avoid complications regularly encountered in general practice. Surgical conditions of the head and neck present a challenge to most veterinarians, yet more and more of our patients need this care. Develop your skills in an intimate and supportive environment with specialist tutors and feel confident approaching these cases in practice. Covering multiple procedures in 2-days will enable you to start these procedures on immediately returning to your hospital. This workshop will help you improve your techniques and may be a useful adjunct to preparations for membership examinations.

Download Brochure

Missed out on this workshop? Join the waitlist for the next one here

What you reviewed

  • Anatomy of vital and redundant respiratory structures
  • Anatomy of the ear and viborgs triangle
  • Principals of soft tissue surgery
  • Instrument handling and appropriate use

What you learnt

  • Soft palate resection
  • Everted saccule excision
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Stenotic nares augmentation
  • Tracheostomy
  • Pharyngostomy
  • Vertical ear canal surgery
  • Total ear canal ablation

Education Leaders

Professor Glenn Edwards

DR. CHARLES KUNTZ
DR PETER YOUNG

Safe Animal Behaviour & Handling Workshop 2015

Nov 6th - 7th 2015

If you work in a vet clinic you need to attend this workshop. Work place health and safety is a requirement and responsibility for us all. Our careers are built on sustaining the health and safety of our patients.

This workshop looks at the environment we perform tasks in, identifies animals which are hazardous, provides advice for care of them and addresses management strategies within the workplace and for the patient that promotes a healthier happier experience for everyone at work and flows into the patients home.

BOOK NOW! Places limited

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What you reviewed

  • Canine communication
  • Social systems and hierarchies
  • What is anxiety
  • What is a training problem
  • Investigation and management of urination complaints
  • Perceptions of aggression
  • Identifying animals that present a risk to work place safety
  • Appropriate sedative use

What you learnt

  • Identifying learning deficits in patients
  • Application of learning theory
  • Investigation and management of phobia
  • Managing aggression in animals
  • Identifying environmental stress risers
  • Managing hazardous patients
  • Teaching children to train pets
  • Using protective handling equipment effectively
  • Client communication with respect to drug use
  • Aggressive rabbit management

Education Leaders

Dr Tracey Henderson
Tracy Bache

Abdominal Ultrasound Workshop 2015

Oct 24th - 25th 2015

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.

Download Brochure

Missed out on this workshop? Join the waitlist for the next one here

What you reviewed

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

What you learnt

  • 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

Education Leaders

Dr Sarah Davies
Dr Natalie Webster

TTA and Stifle Surgery Wagga

Oct 17th - 18th 2015

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!

 

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Missed out on this workshop? Join the waitlist for the next one here

What you reviewed

  • Stifle Anatomy
  • Imaging the Stifle
  • Meniscal Examination

What you learnt

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

Education Leaders

Dr Jeff Mayo

Dr Karl Mathis
Dr Andrew Marchevsky

TTA and Stifle Surgery Gatton

Oct 9th - 10th 2015

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!

 

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What you reviewed

  • Stifle Anatomy
  • Imaging the Stifle
  • Meniscal Examination

What you learnt

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

Education Leaders

Dr Jeff Mayo

Dr Karl Mathis
Dr Andrew Marchevsky

Wound Management Workshop 2014

Aug 28th - 29th 2015

The original and still the best!

Under the guidance of Australia's finest soft tissue surgical specialists you will gain skills in wound management, suture placement and tying, advancement flaps, pedicle flaps and oncologist surgery.

Often imitated, but never duplicated this is the workshop for any veterinarian that does soft tissue surgery.

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What you reviewed

  • How wounds heal
  • suture technique

What you learnt

  • Suture patterns
  • wound care product use
  • Z,Y plasty
  • advancement flaps
  • rotation flaps
  • pedicle flaps
  • musculocutaneous flaps

Education Leaders

Dr Penny Tisdall

Dr Stephen Fearnside
Dr Karl Mathis

Equine Nerve Blocks and Lameness Workshop

Aug 1st - 2nd 2015

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.

"First do it well, then do it fast"

"I've just come back after 3yrs raising my daughter. This is exactly the training I'm looking for"

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What you reviewed

  • Anatomy of the Limbs
  • Local Anaesthetics
  • Radiology

What you learnt

  • 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
  • When its not lameness...

Education Leaders

Dr Jamie Wearn

Dr Hadley Willsallen
Dr Sarah Jalim

Dental Radiology for Easy Extractions

Jun 12th - 13th 2015

Dissatisfaction and discouragement is caused by lack of vision.

Make dental procedures easier by being able to see what you are treating below the gumline.

This workshop offers a positive approach to veterinary dentistry that will contribute to a calmer and less painful dental protocol in your hospital.

* This 1 day workshop is running on the 12 & 13 of June

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What you reviewed

  • Dental Anatomy
  • Radiography Principals

What you learnt

  • How to read the images
  • Top diagnoses with radiographs
  • To separate out crowded teeth on the image

Education Leaders

Dr Christine Hawke

Orthopaedics: External Fixation Workshop

May 8th - 9th 2015

A thorough understanding of the biomechanical principles of external fixation is useful for all orthopedic surgeons as most will have to occasionally mount a fixator throughout their career. A bone or joint can be stabilised relatively easily and the patients care can be managed without considerable cost. Learning how to avoid damage to vital structures, allow access to the area of injury, and meet the mechanical demands of the patient and the injury, can be challenging. This workshop will bridge the gap between learning and doing. Book now.

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What you reviewed

  • Decision making in fracture repair
  • Diagnostics and planning fracture repair
  • Equipment
  • Constructing a simple ESF
  • The advantages and disadvantages of acrylic fixation
  • Post-op care and destabilisation

What you learnt

  • Lag screws and tension band wires
  • Constructing combinations of ESF and ISF
  • Fracture repair of the axial skeleton
  • Mandibular fracture repair
  • Managing complications

Education Leaders

Dr Penny Tisdall

DR. AARON MOLES BVSc BSc (Vet) MANZCVS Dip ECVS
DR. ARANA PARSLOW BVSc (Hons), BSc(Vet), MANZCVS (Small animal surgery)

Educating Puppies – A Workshop for Vets and Nurses

May 2nd - 3rd 2015

We work in this profession to maintain the health and welfare of animals and support the experience of the human animal bond in the wider community.

This fundamental ethic which we live by is embodied in the nature of our work with juvenile animals and their carers. If you want patients that are easy to work with and clients that are on your side when their pets are sick, then start off on the right foot with an excellent training program to support everyone involved.

This workshop will make your life better. We promise.

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What you reviewed

  • Concepts of learning and socialisation
  • Reward based training
  • Toilet Training

What you learnt

  • Breed differences in body language and behaviour
  • Tips on identifying aggression early
  • Tips on identifying anxiety early
  • Tips on identifying compulsions early
  • Tips on running a successful and profitable puppy preschool
  • Managing Puppy Problems in classes
  • Managing People Problems in class
  • Training appropriate mouthing and jumping
  • Training appropriate barking
  • Teaching food bowl ettiquette
  • Preparation for separation

Education Leaders

Dr Tracey Henderson BSc BVMS MACVSc
Tracey Bache Certificate IV in Companion Animal Training

Abdominal Ultrasound Workshop 2014

Apr 17th - 18th 2015

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.

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What you reviewed

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

What you learnt

  • 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

Education Leaders

Dr Sarah Davies
Dr Natalie Webster

Equine Dentistry 2013

Feb 26th - 28th 2015

BOOK BEFORE CHRISTMAS!!

Spend 2-3 days interacting with specialists and experts in equine dentistry. Gain skills that will be used immediately for the health of your patients. Offer clients a higher level of care, so their animals perform more effectively.

This is a great workshop for all general equine vets, who offer a complete health care service for their clients.

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What you reviewed

  • Dental Anatomy
  • Charting
  • Sedation Techniques
  • Common Pathology
  • Instruments Available

What you learnt

  • Local Anaesthesia tips
  • Power tool use
  • Diastemas
  • Digital Radiology
  • Geriatric Dentistry
  • Extractions

Hips in Practice 2015

Feb 20th - 21st 2015

Surgical conditions of the hip are common. Early intervention, along with good management can make the life of your patients healthier and less painful. Being sure you have the best technique to approach and operate in the coxofemoral joint is integral to good practice.

Spend two full days with specialists and explore the multiple ways you can build your skills and your patients quality of life.

This workshop is designed for veterinarians who want to offer a comprehensive health care program for the lifespan of the animals they care for. Surgical conditions of the hip are important and most are manageable in general practice.

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What you reviewed

  • Anatomy of the Hip
  • Surgical Approach to the Hip, Femur, Ileum
  • Femoral Head Osteotomy
  • Radiographic Interpretation and assessment of hip diseases

What you learnt

  • Juvenile Pubic Symphisis
  • Indications for DPO/TPO
  • Hip Denervation
  • Femoral Head and Neck Fractures
  • Toggle Placement
  • Joint Capsule Repair
  • In Practice Profit Building Programs
  • Pelvic Fracture Repairs

Education Leaders

DR JACOB MICHELSEN

Practical Ophthalmology 2013

Feb 12th - 13th 2015

A sold out workshop in 2010, 2012 & 2013 Book NOW

The Practical Ophthalmology Workshop gives you the time and training to put knowledge into practice. Join us for 2-Full Days in close contact with three of Australia's best Veterinary Ophthalmic specialists and access to superb equipment such as tonometers, loupes and quality surgical equipment. Previous attendees described this workshop as "the best thing I ever did"

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What you reviewed

  • Ocular Anatomy
  • Ophthalmic Examinations

What you learnt

  • Entropion and Ectropion Surgery
  • Cherry Eye Repair Techniques
  • Managing Eye- Lid Masses
  • Surgery of the Conjunctiva and Cornea
  • Surgery with Loupes
  • Advanced Suture Techniques for the Eye
  • Globe Excision Methods

Anxiety and Behaviour Boost

Feb 11th - 11th 2015

We all want to do whats best for our patients, but with consults waiting and bosses expectations high, it can sometimes feel overwhelming to think about the complexities of a behaviour consult or how the animals we treat are feeling. Ideally, we all want to work in a low-stress environment, and our patients benefit from coming into a low-stress handling clinic.

Can you identify the high stress situations for animals?
Can you identify the problem behaviours vs anxiety animals? And if so, do
you have a plan to manage it?

Maybe you do what’s common - ignore it, press on. It will be just as bad if not worse, at the next visit.

This practical meeting, gives you an alternative option. Recognize your patients needs, create something different and offer something better to build a more successful practice.

Open to Vets and Senior Nurses - Book Now!

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What you reviewed

  • Motivation for different species
  • Indicators of Stress

What you learnt

  • Learning Theory and Brain Function
  • The difference between a behaviour disease and problem
  • The right drugs to use when
  • helping common cat problems
  • helping common dog problems

Education Leaders

Dr Tracey Henderson and Tracy Bache

Practical Skills Bootcamp

Feb 5th - 7th 2015

Feel unsure about some of the things you are expected to do in practice?       Then this is the workshop you need to attend.

Get your brain and your hands working together as you make decisions, discuss ideas and develop skills under the guidance of demanding and nurturing educators that want to see you succeed in the workplace.

Sometimes we all need a kickstart to remind ourselves, we can do what we've been trained for. THIS IS IT!

Along with the science and surgical skills you will be invited to meditation and communication sessions. All meals are included and the intimate group size ensures a friendly, supportive learning space.

 

 

 

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What you reviewed

  • The Basics

What you learnt

  • Heaps - See the Brochure

Education Leaders

Dr Tania BanksProfessor Glenn Edwards

Dr Ellie Leister, Dr Christine Hawke
Supported by: Dr Peter Young, Dr Angela See, Dr Adrian Simon, Dr Vicky Saye, Dr Tara Cashman, Dr Winston Oakes

AAVDI Annual Conference 2014

Nov 1st - 2nd 2014

If you use X-ray or ultrasound in practice and see patients with cardiothoracic disease then this 2 day conference focusing on diagnostics will help you.
With the latest information and the most practical tips, you can improve your clinical diagnostic skills quickly. Specialists and special interest vets will brush
shoulders with general practitioners to share ideas in imaging this November

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What you reviewed

  • Cardiothoracic Anatomy
  • Feline Cardiology
  • Coughing and Cardiac Disease
  • Pericardial Effusions

What you learnt

  • Cardiogenic Pulmonary Oedema
  • Benefits of In house echocardiography
  • Tricuspid Valve Dysplasia
  • Non-cardiogenic coughing
  • Congestive Heart Failure diagnostics
  • Pulmonary Hypertension

Education Leaders

Dr Richard Woolley

Dr Belinda Hopper, Dr Zoe Lenard, Dr Richard Churcher, Dr Sarah Davies, Dr Mariano Makara And More....

Suturing Pop-Up – Filling: Book NOW!

Oct 31st - 31st 2014

Are you 100% happy with your wound closure?

Don't you wish you could just sit down with a specialist for a few hours and work out how your hands perform with different materials?

Did you know there are different needles AND different suture types?

How good are your hand ties?

If you have 4 hours for your self-development, then this is a workshop you wont regret.

Take some time and develop yourself, so that closing a wound can be as fun as creating one.

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What you reviewed

  • Wound Types
  • Common suture methds

What you learnt

  • Modern suture materials
  • Choosing the right needle
  • Choosing the right suture
  • Different suture methods

Education Leaders

Dr Andrew Marchevsky BVSc(Hons) MVS FACVS

Perineal and Urogenital Surgery Workshop

Aug 8th - 9th 2014

Unblock a cat, whip out some anal sacs, remove a massive tumour and do a skin flap, biopsy a kidney, remove some bladder stones and create a urethrostomy... sound like a regular week in surgery? It could be....

This workshop covers everything you need to know about the back end of our job and will help you do it better.

Led by the famous Australian Specialist Dr Craig Bailey (voted the nicest specialist in the country), and supported by mobile specialist Dr Sue Gibbons (one of the funniest) and University Educator Dr Lance Wilson (who is well... you'll see) - this workshop is All Australian!

Practice soft tissue handling skills which will leave your patients healthier and offer your clients a more permanent option for care of some very frustrating conditions. There's a reason why this workshop is being run for the 3rd time - Its the best!

Plus - dinner is included for Friday night... YUM!

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What you reviewed

  • Soft Tissue Handling Skills
  • Surgical Conditions of the Urogential Tract
  • Surgery of the Bladder

What you learnt

  • Oncologic Surgery of the Perineal Region
  • Anal Sacculectomy - 2 methods
  • Perineal Hernia Repair
  • Perineal and prescrotal Urethrostomy
  • Surgery of the Kidney and Ureters

Education Leaders

Dr Lance Wilson

Dr Craig Bailey
Dr Sue Gibbons

Circular and Hybrid Fixation – Advanced Orthopaedics

Jul 24th - 26th 2014

Take some time out from surgical practice to attend to mastering your skills.

Even if you're a specialist or resident who spends time with Professor Dan Lewis in the US this is the chance to practice in detail the techniques everyone admires. This is an advanced workshop for specialists. Take the risk out of your first time, or build on already established knowledge in a relaxed space with colleagues.

Techniques that require advanced skill and experience are only mastered in workshops. Make sure your methods are ideal before working on a patient. Troubleshoot any orthopaedic concerns with colleagues. Never before offered in Australia and usually requiring overseas travel to attain, VetPrac is excited to bring this opportunity to our region for our specialists, so patients have more options for care. We are proud to be lifting the standard of services offered in this region.

Supported by Training Partners IMEX, Merial, APEX and BBraun  this workshop will be a highlight of 2014 for any orthopaedic surgeon who wants to take the next step in surgical care.

Open only to specialists and residents; surgeons with special consideration will be admitted with a supporting letter from a registered specialist surgeon.

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What you reviewed

  • Components of Hybrid Fixation Devices
  • Circular Frame Construction
  • Biomechanics
  • Fracture Management with Hybrid Fixation
  • Postoperative Management & Complications

What you learnt

  • Repairing Fractures of the Tibia
  • Repairing Fractures of the Humerus
  • Repairing Fractures of the Femur
  • Bone Transport
  • Limb Salvage
  • Angular Corrections using Hybrid Constructs
  • Antebrachial Length Discrepancies & Elbow Incongruency
  • Hinged Circular Constructs
  • Trans-articular Stabilization & Arthrodeses
  • Innovative Circular & Hybrid Applications

Education Leaders

Dr Bob RadaschDr Dan Lewis

Dr Bruce Smith BVSc MS FANZCVSc

Confident Communications

Jul 2nd - 2nd 2014

How do you get your message across to your clients?

Do you sometimes walk out of the consult room shaking your head?
Have you ever thought that there might be a better way to do it, but you just dont know where to start?

Spend three hours a week for six weeks with us and develop the skills that will help you to understand the objectives of your clients and negotiate the needs of your patients better. See how it impacts your career and your professional relationships week by week.

Dr Ilana Mendels is known across Sydney for her ability to work well in difficult situations with clients. Find out how she does it, in this workshop.

"To become a veterinarian many of us spent years with our heads in books. We are shy, dedicated and passionate people. In our youth we avoided difficult conversations, and now we have to have them every day. Our ability to do a good job and show a client the extent of our capacity to help their animals is based on how we communicate this to them. Every mentee I have ever worked with has benefited from the skills in this workshop. every client I have ever met appreciates my ability to communicate with them. Practice is far more pleasant when the client is on-side. This is a workshop for anyone who want to thrive in practice" Ilana

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What you reviewed

  • Listening
  • Processing what you hear
  • Responding
  • Speaking thoughts and feelings outloud

What you learnt

  • Speaking and Listening Simultaneously
  • Awareness of stress in a situation
  • How breathing effects composure and voice
  • Thinking from someone elses perspective
  • To free yourself from stressful situations

Education Leaders

Mr Christopher Tomkinson

Rabbit Surgery and Dentistry

Jun 21st - 22nd 2014

Sold out 2 years in a row, this is the workshop for small animal veterinarians working in urban areas. Rabbits are the fastest growing pet population in Australia and approaching medical and surgical conditions of this species requires additional skills not often mastered at university.

Supported by 3 of the most energetic and intelligent vets in Australia, this workshop will open up new possibilities for your hospital services.

 

 

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What you reviewed

  • Rabbit Husbandry
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Examination Techniques

What you learnt

  • Clinical Techniques
  • Common Surgical Procedures
  • Intubation
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Ear surgery

Education Leaders

Dr David Vella
Dr Narelle Walter
Dr Michelle Bingley

Pop-up Day Seminar Dental Radiology

Mar 1st - 1st 2014

Everyone is talking about Dental Radiology but what's really involved and what do you have to invest to make it worth having.

Spend half a day with the experts and the equipment and decide for yourself if its worth the expense, time and effort for your practice.

Includes lunch and great company!

 

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What you reviewed

  • Radiographic Interpretation of the Mouth
  • Your Own Approach to Decision Making

What you learnt

  • Dental Disease Below the Gum Line
  • How the Machines Work
  • How to Take Good Dental Radiographs Easily

Education Leaders

Dr Christine Hawke BVSc(Hon) MANZCVSc

TTA and Stifle Surgery QLD

Feb 11th - 12th 2014

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 300 veterinarians in Australia and New Zealand have participated so far and everyone surveyed found it useful, applicable and worth it.

This year an advanced workshop will also be run for veterinarians already doing TTA procedures in practice. Please see TTA Wagga, NSW link for details.

 

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What you reviewed

  • Stifle Anatomy
  • Imaging The Stifle
  • Meniscal Examination

What you learnt

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

Education Leaders

Dr Ray Rudd
Dr Bruce Smith
Dr Chris Tan

Echocardiography Workshop 2013

Nov 1st - 2nd 2013

Echocardiography can be used in practice to identify emergency cardiac conditions, and map the heart when audible abnormalities are detected. It is a useful tool in diagnostics and to follow the effectiveness of medical therapy. Echocardiography requires specific equipment and training. This workshop is designed to get you started. In this workshop
you will learn how to choose good equipment and use it properly, as well as measuring images and flow with Doppler using the best ultrasound equipment on the market.
Be supported by 3 specialist cardiologists in this very exclusive VetPrac learning opportunity.

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What you reviewed

  • Anatomy of the Heart
  • Common Cardiac Conditions

What you learnt

  • Imaging the Heart with Ultrasound
  • Use of Probes
  • Use of Ultrasound Modes
  • Improving image quality
  • Taking normal cardiac measurements
  • How to reduce artifacts

Hips in Practice 2013

Oct 25th - 26th 2013

An entire service focused around assessment and management of CFJ disease can be highly profitable for your practice. Join this two day workshop which integrates the practical surgical skills with implementation techniques to grow a service for your clients.

Surgical Conditions of the Hip and Proximal Femur are common. Approach can be challenging and surgical treatment highly effective at managing pain and progression of disease.

This workshop is ideal for the general practitioner who wants to practice orthopaedic procedures and use them in the clinical setting as part of a preventative health care program, and treatment modality.

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What you reviewed

  • Anatomy and Development of the Hips and Hind Limbs
  • Surgical Considerations of orthopaedic procedures

What you learnt

  • Updates on Hip Dysplasia
  • How to perform a Juvenile Pubic Symphysis
  • Strategies for Client Education and building profits around hip dysplasia
  • Use of Toggles

Practical Cardiology

Oct 11th - 12th 2013

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What you reviewed

  • There's more to heart disease than murmurs...Learn top tips from two of Australia's finest cardiology specialists in this dynamic practical setting. Starting with a greater understanding of phonology of the heart and building on other diagnostic tools such as ECG, and thoracic radiography, this workshop will guide you through common and complicated clinical conditions, to assist you care for patients in practice every day. This workshop also coincides with floriade and the 100yr anniversary of Canberra. Early bookings and accommodation arrangements are advised. It will be a top weekend!
  • Heart sounds and their variations
  • ECG theory
  • Thoracic Radiography

What you learnt

  • Review Heart Sounds and their variations
  • Electric Stethescope use
  • Differentiating Arrythmia’s and Murmers
  • Review Thoracic Radiography
  • Interpreting Thoracic Radiographs
  • Review ECG Theory
  • ECG interpretation
  • Echocardiography
  • Complicated cardiac disease management

Equine Dentistry for General Practitioners

May 15th - 16th 2013

Equine Dentistry for General Practitioners with Dr Rachel Stone, Dr Jamie Wearn & Dr Greg Suzon (each of these names link into people on the training partners page) February 8-10th, University of Queensland, Gatton - hyperlink new window to Gatton

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What you reviewed

  • Heart sounds and their variations
  • Thoracic Radiography

What you learnt

  • ECG interpretation

Education Leaders

Dr Jamie WearnDr Rachel Stone

Dr Greg Suzon