Practical CPD2020-08-31T14:20:48+12:00

High-quality, skills-based continuing education for vets and vet nurses.

We provide passionate speakers who are international experts in their field. You will come away from each workshop with new skills and knowledge you can put into practice immediately.

COVID-19 Message: Updated 31st August 2020

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, Practical CPD has updated its schedule of courses – there have been some changes and cancellations. Where workshop dates have changed or courses have been cancelled, Practical CPD has endeavoured to contact delegates to confirm attendance at the new date or provide a credit.

In line with government advice, Practical CPD workshops will only proceed at Level 1. However, Australian and international delegates need to ensure that they are able to travel to Auckland in order to attend the workshops. For more information about your specific situation, please email

Upcoming Workshops

All prices are exclusive of GST.
  • OssAbility TPLO Wet-lab 2

    October 30, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 ex. GST
    Brent Higgins BVSc, CertSAS, DECVS, European and NZ Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
    Do you want to offer the gold standard treatment for cruciate disease? Are you afraid that TPLO is complex and has a big learning curve? Traditional TPLO is complex and we know that you want to get it right. OssAbility Guided TPLO uses a surgical guide to control the osteotomy and rotational correction. Our experts also offer case-by-case surgical planning and support. This allows you to offer this treatment with safety and confidence.
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery Wet-lab

    November 6, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,190.00 ex. GST
    Damian Chase BVSc, MANZCVS, DECVS, European and NZ Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
    This two-day workshop is designed for all veterinarians wanting to refresh or improve their gastrointestinal surgery skills. Whether you are fresh out of vet school, or with decades of experience, this workshop is for you.
    24 Oct 2020

    Rehabilitation for the Forelimb

    November 21, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 ex. GST
    Elena Saltis BSc, PTNZ, CCRT, NZAVPA, APA Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist, NZ Registered Physiotherapist
    This one-day workshop teaches clinical management, practical manual therapy techniques and therapeutic exercises for management of common disorders of the forelimb and post operative rehabilitation management.
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