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.

  • All prices are exclusive of GST
  • Unless otherwise specified, all workshops are accredited for 7 VCNZ CPD points and/or 7 NZVNA points per day

Refund Policy: All sales are final. Practical CPD has a strict No Refunds Policy.

Practical CPD offers a 10% DISCOUNT when you buy 2 or more courses at the SAME TIME.

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    Gastrointestinal Surgery Wet-lab

    April 17, 2021

    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.
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    Practical Dentistry for Vet Nurses

    April 30, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $895.00 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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    *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.
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    Urinary and Perineal Surgery

    May 27, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,190.00 $1,950.00 (Earlybird price is available until 29 Apr 21) 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.
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    Advanced Fracture Management: Locking Plates

    June 12, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 1 May 21) 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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    Hip Luxation Repair Wet-lab

    July 1, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 20 May 21) 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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    Patellar Luxation Repair Wet-lab

    July 2, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 21 May 21) 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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    Ear Medicine

    July 22, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 10 Jun 21) ex. GST
    Dr. Debbie Simpson MA (Hons) Cantab BVSc MANZCVS (Small Animal Medicine) FANZCVS (Veterinary Dermatology)
    This one-day workshop will allow you to recognise the underlying cause of ear problems in dogs and cats and gain confidence in effectively treating these conditions. Delegates should be able to confidently undertake issues and provide treatment that maximises the outcomes for patients.
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    Practical Abdominal Ultrasound 1

    July 30, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,695.00 $2,495.00 (Earlybird price is available until 18 Jun 21) 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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    Management of Ocular Emergencies

    August 13, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 1 Jul 21) ex. GST
    Dr Kellam Bayley, Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. Registered Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology. BVSc MVSc CertVOphthal MANZCVS Dip ECVO
    This one-day workshop of ophthalmology is for veterinarians wanting to expand their treatment options for emergency ocular cases. The content will be targeted towards veterinarians already familiar with ophthalmic examination and basic diagnostic techniques. By the end of the day, delegates should finish the course feeling confident in managing patients with ocular emergencies.
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    Brachycephalic Surgery Wet-lab 2

    August 28, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 17 Jul 21) 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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    Fracture Management Wet-lab

    September 18, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,190.00 $1,950.00 (Earlybird price is available until 6 Aug 21) 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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    Practical Abdominal Ultrasound 2

    October 1, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,695.00 $2,495.00 (Earlybird price is available until 20 Aug 21) 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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    OssAbility Meniscus Surgery Wet-lab 2

    October 14, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 2 Sep 21) 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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    OssAbility TTA Wet-lab 2

    October 15, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 3 Sep 21) 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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    OssAbility TPLO Wet-lab 2

    October 29, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 17 Sep 21) 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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    Arthrodesis Wet-lab: Carpal & Tarsal

    November 18, 2021

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,190.00 $1,950.00 (Earlybird price is available until 7 Oct 21) 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. 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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