Workshop

  • A Practical Approach to Seizures: A Fitting Topic

    March 14, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $850.00 ex. GST
     
    Anita Shea, BVSc, MRCVS, PGCertVetEd, FHEA, DipECVN, RCVS & EBVS European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology
    This one-day workshop is aimed at veterinarians who wish to improve their confidence in recognising and treating epileptic seizures and seizure-like conditions.  It will use video footage and laboratory data of clinical cases to guide interactive sessions, helping attendees work through a variety of clinical situations.
  • Brachycephalic Surgery Wet-lab

    March 21, 2020

    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.
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    6 Mar 2020

    OssAbility Meniscus Surgery Wet-lab

    April 16, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 ex. GST
     
    Brent Higgins BVSc, CertSAS, DECVS, European and NZ Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
    Do you find assessing the meniscus challenging? Not sure how to treat or prevent meniscal disease? This full-day surgical cadaver workshop is for all vets who perform cruciate surgery. It focuses on the techniques, equipment and decision-making used in mini-arthrotomies. By the end of the day, delegates should finish the course feeling confident in managing patients with meniscal disease.
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    6 Mar 2020

    OssAbility TTA Wet-lab

    April 17, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 ex. GST
     
    Brent Higgins BVSc, CertSAS, DECVS, European and NZ Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
    Do you want better results for your cruciate patients but don’t want to risk making a mistake? We understand cruciate surgery can be daunting and are experts in helping vets perform surgery safely. OssAbility Guided TTA uses a surgical guide to control the osteotomy. Our case-by-case support experts help you plan and review each surgery.  We will help you become a confident surgeon.
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    21 Mar 2020

    Rehabilitation for the Forelimb

    May 2, 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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    3 Apr 2020

    Surgical Oncology Wet-lab

    May 14, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,190.00 $1,950.00 ex. GST
      
    Amanda Miller BVSc (Hons I), MANZCVS (Medicine), FANZCVS (Surgery), Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
    This two-day interactive course will prepare you with the knowledge and practical skills to provide the best surgical care for your cancer patients. You will develop confidence to customize your approach to the individual patient after consideration of multiple factors (tumour type, location, patient, owner). The practical cadaver sessions will be focused on skin tumour excision (obtaining desired margins) and wound closure techniques (primary closure, rotational and axial pattern flaps, reconstruction of the distal limb).
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    17 Apr 2020

    Patellar Luxation Repair Wet-lab

    May 28, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 ex. GST
     
    Andrew Worth BVSc, MANZCVS(Radiology), PGDipVCS, FANZCVS(SA Surgery), Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
    This highly practical workshop is designed to improve your understanding of stifle biomechanics and patellar luxation pathophysiology. Delegates will have the opportunity for hands-on practice of the taught techniques on cadavers in the afternoon wet-lab. At the conclusion, delegates should feel confident in managing patients with patellar luxation.
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    17 Apr 2020

    Hip Luxation Repair Wet-lab

    May 29, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 ex. GST
     
    Andrew Worth BVSc, MANZCVS(Radiology), PGDipVCS, FANZCVS(SA Surgery), Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
    Hip luxation is the most frequently reported joint luxation in small animal practice, usually resulting from trauma or severe hip dysplasia. This highly practical workshop is designed to improve your understanding of the anatomy of the hip joint and to teach you techniques required to surgically manage patients with hip luxation with confidence.
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    1 May 2020

    Gastrointestinal Surgery Wet-lab

    June 12, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,190.00 $1,950.00 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.
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    12 Jun 2020

    Medical Oncology: Diagnosis, Treatment & Client Communication

    July 24, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,190.00 $1,950.00 ex. GST
    Sandra Nyugen BVSc (Hons I), Dip ACVIM (Onc)
    Penny Thomas BVSc (Hons I), MANZCVS (Small Animal Medicine), FANZCVS (Veterinary Oncology)
    This two-day workshop will give attendees the confidence to diagnose and treat common cancers in clinical practice, while effectively supporting the owners through this challenging time. When it comes to cancer – communication is key. Attendees will also have the opportunity to look at closed transfer systems for chemotherapy and gain an understanding of how to manage possible side effects in their patients.
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    19 Jun 2020

    OssAbility TPLO Wet-lab

    July 31, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 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.
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    19 Jun 2020

    OssAbility Cruciate Rehabilitation

    August 1, 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
    No matter what surgical technique you use for treating your cruciate patients, postoperative rehabilitation is essential. This one-day workshop teaches practical manual therapy techniques and therapeutic exercises using real patients. You will leave the day with the skills to start using cruciate rehab as a new service in your clinic.
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    10 Jul 2019

    A Practical Approach to Feline Gastrointestinal Medicine

    August 20, 2020

    Rydges Lakeland Resort, Queenstown

    $1,095.00 $975.00 ex. GST
    Carolyn O’Brien BVSc(Hons), MVetClinStud, PhD, FANZCVS(Feline Medicine), Registered Specialist in Feline Medicine
    This one-day workshop is the first in our gastrointestinal medicine series in Queenstown. This workshop will give attendees practical tips on managing both extremes of feline gastrointestinal disease – chronic diarrhoea and chronic constipation. Carolyn will give attendees great tips on “medicating the unmedicateable” and “managing the unmanageable”. Cats are truly unique and so are their nutritional needs, so attendees will leave the workshop better able to advise clients how best to meet these needs while working within the quirks of the individual cat. The workshop will include real-life case studies to support the concepts taught.
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    10 Jul 2019

    A Practical Approach to Canine Gastrointestinal Medicine

    August 21, 2020

    Rydges Lakeland Resort, Queenstown

    $1,095.00 $975.00 ex. GST
    Craig Ruaux BVSc (Hons), PhD, DACVIM (SAIM), New Zealand and Australian Registered Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine
    This one-day workshop, the second in our gastrointestinal medicine series, is focused on the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and pancreatic disease in dogs. Participants will gain confidence in formulating diagnostic plans, interpretation of specialised testing methods, and evidence-based management of these often-frustrating disease. Case-based, problem-oriented sessions will help participants integrate this new knowledge. Participants will leave with practical, readily implemented strategies and tips for the management of these challenging cases.
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    10 Jul 2019

    Nutritional Management of Gastrointestinal Disease in Cats & Dogs

    August 22, 2020

    Rydges Lakeland Resort, Queenstown

    $1,095.00 $975.00 ex. GST
    Carolyn O’Brien BVSc(Hons), MVetClinStud, PhD, FANZCVS(Feline Medicine), Registered Specialist in Feline Medicine
    Craig Ruaux BVSc (Hons), PhD, DACVIM (SAIM), New Zealand and Australian Registered Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine
    This one-day workshop, the last in our gastrointestinal medicine series in Queenstown, is focused on the interplay between nutrition and management of gastrointestinal disease in both cats and dogs. It will explore concepts that can be applied to both cats and dogs, as well as highlighting important differences between the nutritional needs of each species. Participants will gain a greater understanding of how the major dietary components contribute to the development and management of gastrointestinal disease in cats and dogs, and how dietary manipulation may be used to improve symptoms and patient outcomes.
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    17 Jul 2020

    Practical Abdominal Ultrasound 1

    August 28, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,695.00 $2,495.00 ex. GST
     
    Mark Owen BVSc, DipECVDI, FANZCVS, MRCVS, Registered NZ and European Veterinary Imaging Specialist, Adjunct Associate Professor Massey University
    This two-day, practical workshop will improve your confidence and skill when performing abdominal ultrasonography. Aimed at novice to intermediate scanners wishing to improve their technique and maximise their machines potential. Delegate numbers are strictly limited with a small number of attendees to maximise the learning experience. Practical sessions will be delivered in small groups of 3-4 attendees per station to ensure plenty of hands-on practice and individual attention from the tutors.
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    7 Aug 2020

    Ophthalmic Surgery Wet-lab

    September 18, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 ex. GST
     
    Allyson Groth BVSc (hons), MANZCVS, DACVO, Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology
    This one-day workshop will comprise of lecture-based learning in the morning, with plenty of scope for questions and answers, and an emphasis on real-life situations. The cadaver lab in the afternoon gives attendees hands-on practice of the techniques required to confidently perform the most common ocular surgeries in ways that maximises the outcomes for patients.
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    7 Aug 2020

    Practical Ophthalmology: Examination Made Easy

    September 19, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 ex. GST
     
    Allyson Groth BVSc (hons), MANZCVS, DACVO, Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology
    This one-day workshop will comprise of lecture-based learning in the morning, with plenty of scope for questions and answers, and an emphasis on real-life situations. The live dog practical in the afternoon gives attendees an opportunity for hands-on practice performing ophthalmic examinations on real animals, using the equipment you will use in the clinic.
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    21 Aug 2020

    Practical Dentistry for Vet Nurses

    October 2, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $895.00 $695.00 ex. GST
      
    Craig Hunger BVSc, MANZCVS (Small Animal Dentistry and Oral surgery)
    This practical 1-day workshop will start with a recap of common dental pathology seen in clinical practice, how to identify it and record it accurately. We will teach you how to efficiently take a series of full mouth dental radiographs and the reasons why this is so important to be able to provide high quality dentistry.  Equipment care and maintenance will also be covered. The rest of the day will focus on the theory and practical components of a ten-step professional periodontal therapy program.
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    4 Sep 2020

    Fracture Management Wet-lab

    October 16, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,190.00 $1,950.00 ex. GST
      
    Damian Chase BVSc, MANZCVS, DECVS, European and NZ Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
    This highly practical two-day course is designed to improve your understanding of fracture mechanics and bone healing and to give you confidence in decision making and applying your surgical skills when presented with a fracture. The emphasis of this course will be on the kind of cases that present on a regular basis in practice. Both days will include seminars and hands-on cadaver practice.
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    18 Sep 2020

    Nurse Anaesthesia and Analgesia for Compromised Patients

    October 30, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $895.00 $695.00 ex. GST
      
    Marcia Fletcher RVNS, Dip VN (Dist), VTS - Anesthesia and Analgesia

    Veterinary nurses play an essential role in administration and monitoring of anaesthesia and analgesia in small animal practice. This can become complicated when the patients are compromised!

    This one-day practical workshop will review techniques for anaesthesia and analgesia in compromised patients, including (but not limited to) geriatric, pediatric and pregnant patients. The practical session will teach the evidence-based RECOVER CPR guidelines with plenty of opportunity for hands-on practice with CPR mannikins.

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    25 Sep 2020

    OssAbility TTA Wet-lab 2

    November 5, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 ex. GST
    Brent Higgins BVSc, CertSAS, DECVS, European and NZ Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
    Do you want better results for your cruciate patients but don’t want to risk making a mistake? We understand cruciate surgery can be daunting and are experts in helping vets perform surgery safely. OssAbility Guided TTA uses a surgical guide to control the osteotomy. Our case-by-case support experts help you plan and review each surgery.  We will help you become a confident surgeon.
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    25 Sep 2020

    OssAbility TPLO Wet-lab 2

    November 6, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 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.
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    2 Oct 2020

    Practical Approach to Cardiac Anomalies

    November 13, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 ex. GST
    Jacqui Huxley BVSc, CertVC, DVC, MVM, MRCVS
    This one-day workshop will provide practical tips on how to approach cardiac disease, from the healthy cat/dog with a heart murmur through to congestive heart failure. Attendees will learn how to diagnose heart failure and have an opportunity to interpret ECGs through case-based interactive learning.
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    2 Oct 2020

    Echocardiography: Imaging and Interpretation

    November 14, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 ex. GST
     
    Jacqui Huxley BVSc, CertVC, DVC, MVM, MRCVS
    This one-day workshop will provide practical lectures on how to obtain diagnostic echo images. Attendees will then have the opportunity to practice obtaining these images in the afternoon on live dogs with hands-on scanning. They will then be able to take this skill, along with a new understanding of interpretation, back to general practice.
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    16 Oct 2020

    Arthrodesis Wet-lab: Carpal & Tarsal

    November 27, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,190.00 $1,950.00 ex. GST
      
    Daniel James BVSc (Hons ), GCertBiofab, MANZCVS (Radiology), FANZCVS (Surgery), Specialist Small Animal Surgeon
    Ricky Cashmore BVSc, FANZCVS (SAS), Registered Specialist in Small animal Surgery, Veterinary Specialist Surgery Australia Pty Ltd Founder and Director
    This two-day workshop with give attendees confidence in identifying and treating cases of carpal and tarsal derangement within their own practice. They will develop decision making skills to help ascertain when arthrodesis is appropriate and learn how to manage possible complications. In the morning lectures, participants will gain confidence identifying cases they can treat themselves versus those that should be referred for “someone else’s headache”. In the afternoon, attendees will have the opportunity to practice performing arthrodesis on cadavers.
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    23 Oct 2020

    Practical Abdominal Ultrasound 2

    December 4, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,695.00 $2,495.00 ex. GST
     
    Mark Owen BVSc, DipECVDI, FANZCVS, MRCVS, Registered NZ and European Veterinary Imaging Specialist, Adjunct Associate Professor Massey University
    This two-day, practical workshop will improve your confidence and skill when performing abdominal ultrasonography. Aimed at novice to intermediate scanners wishing to improve their technique and maximise their machines potential. Delegate numbers are strictly limited with a small number of attendees to maximise the learning experience. Practical sessions will be delivered in small groups of 3-4 attendees per station to ensure plenty of hands-on practice and individual attention from the tutors.