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    NAVC Discovery: Buffalo

    July 31 – August 3, 2017
    Buffalo, NY

    Discover the possibilities of hands-on learning in a destination location.

    Uncover the benefits of small class sizes and interactive learning, with a taste of adventure in the Buffalo-Niagara area.

    Veterinarians from around the world are invited to take part in an immersive, hands-on educational event filled with cutting-edge veterinary medical techniques in a destination location. The event offers three distinct courses meant to challenge practitioners, improve practical skills and enhance the entire practice. Set in the summertime in upstate New York, attendees will be able to explore the Buffalo area and visit Niagara Falls when not in the classroom.

    There will be no exhibit component for this event.

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    Courses Offered

    Soft Tissue Surgery Using Synthetic Cadavers

    Led by Howard B. Seim III, DVM, DACVS and Brad Case, DVM, MS, DACVS
    Registration Fee – $3,650

    This unique course is designed to teach participants the technical aspects of a variety of soft tissue surgery procedures, all of which will be performed on high fidelity, anatomically and physiologically precise synthetic cadavers. Some theory will be included in the lectures, but emphasis will be placed on how to perform each procedure. The instructors will utilize video clips of clinical cases that represent the procedures participants will perform in the lab. Surgical procedures will be performed immediately after viewing the video.

    Topics have been chosen that represent surgical conditions commonly seen in veterinary practice and will include: enterotomy, intestinal resection and anastomosis, splenectomy, liver biopsy, partial liver lobectomy, gastrotomy, gastrostomy tube placement, diaphragmatic hernia repair, techniques for OHE and OVE, incisional gastropexy for the treatment of GDV, knot tying techniques and open topic discussions.

    Small Animal Ultrasound

    Led by Clifford “Kip” Berry, DVM, DACVR
    Registration Fee – $4,500

    Imagine spending an entire week learning all you want to know about abdominal ultrasound, with training by internationally-renowned, ACVR boarded radiologists with a passion for teaching. Designed for beginners through advanced learners, this course provides a solid foundation for exploring and mastering the fundamentals of abdominal diagnostic ultrasound in dogs and cats. We’ll present didactic material in a friendly and engaging atmosphere to encourage your interaction. Our small group setting means you’ll receive unparalleled hands-on scanning time of focused objectives as well as tailored instruction addressing your specific needs and goals.

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    Arrival & Accommodations

    We are excited to welcome you to Buffalo, New York for NAVC Discovery. The Marriott Harborcenter will serve as the host hotel for the event and is located at 95 Main Street in Buffalo, New York. Please note that your hotel accommodation is not included in your registration price, so you will be responsible for booking your accommodations.

    Travel from Airport

    The Downtown Express Bus (route #204) will take you to the Marriott Harborcenter. You can view the bus schedule by clicking below.

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    Explore Buffalo

    Interested in exploring the Buffalo area outside the classroom? Discover the fun that awaits you!

    Visit Buffalo Niagara Website

    Explore Buffalo Website

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