• Practical Orthopedic Surgical Techniques

    Fee: $4,250 (lodging and meals included)*

    32 CE credit hours (RACE approved)

    * Prices increase after April 1, 2018. 

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    COURSE DESCRIPTION

    This 4-day course is designed to equip the practicing veterinarian with new and refined skills in practical small animal orthopedic procedures. Veterinarians will learn when and when not to perform practical orthopedic surgical procedures and how to perform them with excellence. Procedures that you will perform on canine and feline cadavers include Extracapsular Suture Stifle Stabilization, Medial Patellar Luxation, Femoral Head/Neck Ostectomy (traditional & ventral) and amputation of the pelvic & thoracic limbs. You will follow along with video demonstrations of the common procedures.

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    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    Participants will leave confident in their ability to:

    WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

    This course is designed to train both the novice and the experienced veterinart practitioner. “Newbies” will enjoy the security of learning these practical techniques in a supportive and nurturing learning environment. “Old Guard” veterinarians are sure to learn subtle nuances that will help them refine their current techniques.

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    COURSE LEADER

    Course Leader

    Ross H. Palmer,
    DVM, MS, DACVS

    Ross H. Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVS

    Ross Palmer attended veterinary school at Kansas State University. Shortly after, he got an internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City, and went on to fulfil his surgical residency and Master’s Degree in Physiology at the University of Georgia. Throughout his career, he has spent time in academics at Texas A&M and Colorado State University and in private practice in the Silicon/Monterey Bay region of California, where he served as a staff surgeon and practice owner. Currently, Dr. Palmer is the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery Services at Colorado State University.

    His clinical focus is traumatology, minimally invasive surgery, limb deformity correction and conditions of the knee. He also actively trains veterinary students and surgical residents, while also being an international lecturer and wet-lab instructor.

    ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTORS

    Jessica Barrera, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
    Trent Gall, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
    Clara Goh, BVSc, MS, DACVS-SA

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