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 info@practicalcpd.com.

Upcoming Workshops

All prices are exclusive of GST.
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    *New Date* Brachycephalic Surgery Wet-lab 1

    May 15, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 ex. GST
    Damian Chase BVSc, MANZCVS, DECVS, European and NZ Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
    This one-day workshop will address the challenges faced when presented with a dog with Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome. It will aid both your medical and surgical decision making in these complex and often urgent cases. You will learn about the anatomical and pathophysiologic changes associated with BOAS and the surgical techniques to correct them, as well as pre- and post-operative management of these compromised patients.
  • Urinary and Perineal Surgery

    May 27, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,190.00 ex. GST
    Dr Kat Crosse BVSc DipECVS, European and NZ Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
    This two-day highly practical workshop is designed to improve your understanding and treatment of urinary and perineal conditions. You will be able to assess, diagnose and treat cases with confidence.
  • Advanced Fracture Management: Locking Plates

    June 12, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 ex. GST
    Damian Chase BVSc, MANZCVS, DECVS, European and NZ Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
    This highly practical workshop will improve your understanding of fracture management and the use of locking plate systems. It is designed for delegates who have a good understanding of the principles of fracture management. Delegates will spend ample time practising techniques on plastic bones and should finish the course feeling confident in managing fractures with locking plates. It is intended as an advanced course. Ideally for delegates who have done the principles of fracture management course or who have that level of knowledge. Delegates will have plenty of opportunity to practice surgical techniques in a dry-lab setting.   This is an advanced veterinary orthopaedics course. It assumes a working knowledge of; bone healing, fracture biomechanics, approach to the trauma patient, orthopaedic surgical principles and the application of standard orthopaedic implants. If you would like to know more about these topics we recommend our introductory orthopaedic course, "Principles in Fracture Management".
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