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Dearest Colleagues,

The recent events of the world have certainly impacted on both our professional and personal lives. Some have seen great highs in their clinics with little to no change in clients and revenue, whereas others have been impacted negatively. Increased stress levels, frustrations and even burn out are still extremely high on the list of concerns for many Aussie vets.  And still there is much uncertainty about the

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Challenge the Foundations for Learning

Dr Jane Day is a specialist in diagnostic imaging and has been teaching ultrasound for many years. She loves the challenge of developing new techniques for teaching. Jane also has an amazing capacity to think outside the box so that you can bridge the gap between learning and doing.

We got down to the nitty gritty with Jane and asked her about her life as a veterinarian and diagnostic imaging

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Karl Storz & An Act of Kindness

I want to share an out of the blue act of kindness with you from our wonderful training partner, Karl Storz.

Karl Storz and VetPrac joined forces in February 2020 to host a very successful workshop, Laparoscopy: Principles & Practice. Through a series of unfortunate events, timely ordering of the correct size & type of gas cylinders was not actioned. Without these cylinders, insufflation of the abdomen for laparoscopy is

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Further your surgical skills with Dr Bruce Smith

As vets we all strive to improve the quality of life of our patients. Sometimes in order to achieve this goal, our patients may require surgical procedures which are technically challenging. Surgical procedures involving the patella and stifle are often complex but rewarding. Are you up to the challenge of furthering your skills in this area?

Dr Bruce Smith enjoys the challenges involved with surgery to joints, in particular the

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Surgical Instrument Care for Vet Techs & Nurses

Veterinary technicians and nurses have exceptional educational opportunities with VetPrac. We value your skills, knowledge and enthusiasm as an essential part of the veterinary care team.

On May 27 and June 17, veterinary technicians and nurses are invited to join us online for a complimentary two part series on instrument care and maintenance presented by the wonderful Cindy Grew from B Braun. Places are limited so register now to secure

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Dr Charles Kuntz reviews the iM3 tabletop mouth gag

Treatment for respiratory and associated ailments in brachycephalic patients are proving common due to the popularity of these breeds. VetPrac’s Fix the Face: Brachycephalic and Ear Surgery workshop is open for registrations and we’re fortunate to have a wonderful education team led by Dr Charles Kuntz.

Register now to join us in October for hands on training with expert educators and experience using the latest equipment such as the iM3

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How can we action sustainable practice?

One of our core VetPrac values is “People First”.

VetPrac participants learn by doing and we bridge the gap between learning the theory and performing the clinical skills in a supervised practical setting. Perhaps the most important aspect of “People First” is that our workshops are not just about two facts: theory and practice. What sets us apart is that we provide people with a whole experience during our VetPrac

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Optimising your use of Opioids [video]

This “Learn with Margie” Zoom Rounds instalment about Optimising Your Use of Opioids is at capacity and registrations are closed.

Don’t worry though! We have many more Zoom Rounds scheduled and you’re invited to register for these before they fill.

 

💡 Learn Anaesthesia and Pain Management with Dr Margie McEwen

🗓 Wednesday evenings from 7.30pm EST on allocated dates

📍 Online in a private zoom meeting

🎟️ https://lnkd.in/gQ9dY77

🚨 Places are limited so register now

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Unlock the secrets of Abdominal Ultrasound

Do you want to improve your skills in abdominal ultrasound but don’t know how to get started?

Dr Michelle Lau, a senior registrar in Veterinary Radiology at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sydney, has offered some useful tips to those of you who are keen to make use of this amazing diagnostic tool which can offer so much without harm or trauma.

Michelle will be joining VetPrac as an educator

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VET TIPS for treating perioperative pain in veterinary patients

Opioids are very effective analgesics for treating perioperative pain in our veterinary patients. Join us on May 6th to learn practical tips for managing your patients’ pain.

Click here to register or download the brochure for more information.

 

#1 Opioids have little cross tolerance between most receptor subtypes, which means that you can try other drugs within the same receptor class as another strategy to manage pain.

#2 Greater potency ≠ Greater

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