Upcoming Workshops

Perineal and Urogenital Surgery Workshop- Feb 12th - 14th 2021

EDUCATION LEADERS

OVERVIEW

Feb 12th-14th 2021, TAFE Queensland, Loganlea Campus

Surgery of the perineal and urogenital regions can be tedious and sometimes smelly. Grow your confidence in handling these surgeries in general practice. Covering a number of techniques, you can be sure to improve your soft tissue surgery skills. Our specialist educators will be there to guide you patient side, while you get hours of hands on experience. This workshop is designed to get you operating on the rear end of your patients with more conviction.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

You will revise :

  • Halstead's principals of soft tissue surgery
  • Perineal hernia eitiology
  • Surgery of the anal sacs
  • Surgery of the bladder
  • Kidney biopsies

You will develop skills in :

  • Perineal hernia repair
  • Anal sac removal - two methods
  • Perineal urethrostomy
  • Pre-scrotal urethrostomy
  • Kidney removal
  • Skin flaps of the caudal body and perineal region

TESTIMONIALS

"Great workshop. Learned a lot. Great and friendly tutors. Lots of patience"  Dr Rhoades

"Great practical, hands on experience with perfect vet to instructor ratio to get the best out of two days of intensive learning." anonymous

"A really well organise, relevant and practical approach to continuing education. Very well resourced with a great practical emphasis." Dr Jarratt

"Really Educational. Instantly applicable to practice. Stimulated my enthusiasm for work." anonymous

COST

$2695 inc GST

Register before the 23rd of December to receive a free textbook

TPLO Surgery Workshop – ONE Place Left- Mar 5th - 7th 2021

EDUCATION LEADERS

OVERVIEW

Mar 5th-7th 2021, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga

The Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy requires skills in orthopaedic surgery to achieve good healing and better ranges of locomotion. It is the only technique unanimously recommended for dogs with steep tibial plateau angles, and the best technique for dogs with conformation problems. This workshop offers hands-on training by masters of the technique and will optimise clinical outcomes for your patients. It also includes how to manage patella luxation with TPLO. Participants in this workshop must submit a case log of stifle surgeries to qualify for attendance. Registrations are strictly limited and early registrations are highly recommended.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

You will revise :

  • Stifle biomechanics
  • TPLO – Indications and rationale
  • TPLO- Planning
  • Clinical Case Discussions

You will develop skills in :

  • TPLO Technique and Tricks
  • Avoiding TPLO Complications
  • Treating TPLO Complications
  • Confirmation correction techniques (TTT)
  • Post-Operative Management

TESTIMONIALS

"Educational, practical, friendly, encouraging, very positive experience. Enthusiasm +++ Great theory & practical components. Great lineup of educators & great support staff who made all aspects run smoothly. All involved adapted to make everything work and be delivered as advised - great course with the amount of content covered and took questions as the workshop progressed."  Dr Lynne Falconer (RSPCA Qld)

 

"Reasonably comprehensive and focussed enough to do the technique. Challenging at times but worthwhile. Provided a variety of information to improve handling of cruciate disease, not just the one technique."  Dr Richard Bishop  (Alice Springs Vet Hospital)

 

"This TPLO course has been well prepared, presented and executed. The hands-on approach and instructors were terrific - all being very helpful and wanting us to improve our skills and technique. It exceeded my expectations!"  Dr Jason Lenord (Balmain Vet)

 

"Brian's instruction is clear, concise and practical. With the lessons from this workshop combined with my background knowledge in orthopedics, I can definitely move forward with confidence in performing TPLOs. Thank you!"  Dr Waylon Wiseman (Greater Springfield Vets)

COST

$2750 inc GST

Early bird special Register before the 15th January 2021 to receive a free textbook

Abdominal Ultrasound Workshop (Qld)- Mar 27th - 28th 2021

EDUCATION LEADERS

OVERVIEW

Mar 27th-28th 2021, Brisbane airport conference centre

Get the foundations in abdominal ultrasound you need to do more for your patients. Learn from outstanding specialist educators where the ‘see one, do one, teach one’ learning philosophy is at the core of this workshop. Gain hands on practice with the probe, locating landmarks and building a systematic approach to scanning your patients. A great machine can only be effective if the user knows how to use it. Book today.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

You will revise :

  • Ultrasound machine controls
  • Normal ultrasound anatomy
  • Systematic approach to an abdominal ultrasound

You will develop skills in :

  • Bladder and kidneys
  • Adrenal glands
  • Pancreas and lymph nodes
  • Liver and biliary tract
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • Spleen
  • Reproductive tract
  • FNA techniques with jelly phantoms to practice

TESTIMONIALS

"The workshop covered both the basics & more adances U/S techniques so it has something for people of all skill levels. Really interesting & interactive."  Dr. Kate King

"Super practical, with enough hands on time to really feel like my skills improved. Excellent, friendly educators who were approachable. Great value for money." Dr. Alisa Alden

"Great beginners workshop. Helpful tutors & great instruction. Excellent workshop set-up, not boring theory at all." Anonymously

"Fantastic! Such a thorough but practical workshop. Really gave me the confidence to take these skills back to my clinic." Anonymously

COST

$3120 inc GST
Includes workshop notes and dinner on Saturday night