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    Companion Animal Point of Care Ultrasonography Essentials

    May 27, 2022

    The Kahuvet Education Centre

    $1,095.00 ex. GST
    Dr Ivayla Yozova, MVM, Dr.med.vet., MBA, AFHEA, Dipl.ACVECC, Dipl.ECVECC
    Have you ever been between a rock and a hard place having to stabilize and find a diagnosis in a dyspnoeic cat without radiographs? Ever wondered where the collapsed rat bait toxicity dog is bleeding from so you can autotransfuse it? How about this sneaked in consult of that old German Sheppard that “ain’t doin’ right” since last night? Point of Care ultrasound is here to help you improve your diagnostic accuracy and clinical decision making by allowing you to “see deeper” into your patients.  This one-day workshop is designed for novices to the technique. A morning session of lectures is going to take you through the basic theory. This will be followed by an afternoon of hands-on training in which the capabilities of the Clarius® – a new wireless portable ultrasound device will be demonstrated.    
  • Extra-Capsular Cruciate Repair Wet-Lab

    June 16, 2022

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 ex. GST
       
     
    Andrew Worth BVSc, MANZCVS(Radiology), PGDipVCS, FANZCVS(SA Surgery), Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
    The instability of the canine stifle due to a ruptured cranial cruciate ligament is commonly seen in small animal practices. This highly practical workshop is designed to improve your understanding of this procedure and techniques required to surgically manage patients with torn CCL, to bring stability back to your patient with confidence.
  • Patellar Luxation Repair Wet-lab

    June 17, 2022

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 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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    External Skeletal Fixators Dry-Lab

    July 1, 2022

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 20 May 22) ex. GST
    Brent Higgins BVSc, CertSAS, DECVS, European and NZ Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
    This one-day practical workshop will teach the principles of external skeletal fixator use, followed by surgery on plastic bones. Live surgical videos will reinforce key skills including use of ESFs for fracture repair, joint luxations and ligament or tendon repairs. You will learn the various fixator types, safe tissue corridors and how to avoid or resolve complications.
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    Practical Dentistry for Veterinarians

    July 14, 2022

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,950.00 (Earlybird price is available until 2 Jun 22) ex. GST
    Angus Fechney BVSc, Companion Animal Dental Service
    This practical 2-day workshop will focus around refining techniques for extracting teeth (exodontics) as well as options for saving them. This will not only provide the best treatment options for your clients' cats and dogs but also aim to make each dental procedure more efficient and less potentially challenging. From a practical perspective, though the emphasis will revolve around periodontitis and exodontics. Discussion will also be had around other dental disciplines.
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    Brachycephalic Surgery Wet-lab

    July 23, 2022

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 11 Jun 22) 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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    Practical Abdominal Ultrasound

    August 5, 2022

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,495.00 (Earlybird price is available until 23 Jun 22) 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 (NEW DATE!)

    August 19, 2022

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 8 Jul 22) 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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    Local Nerve Block

    August 27, 2022

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 16 Jul 22) ex. GST
    Dr Joana Aurora Braun Chagas, BVSc, DACVAA
    This is a course that will involve theory and practice, and is developed for veterinarians that want to improve the quality of their anaesthesia and pain management protocols through the implementation of local anaesthesia techniques suited for procedures commonly performed in general practice.
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    Advanced Anaesthesia for Veterinary Nurses

    September 8, 2022

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $695.00 (Earlybird price is available until 28 Jul 22) ex. GST
      
    Marcia Fletcher RVNS, Dip VN (Dist), VTS - Anesthesia and Analgesia

    Veterinary nurses play an essential role in the administration and monitoring of anaesthesia in small animal practice. This one-day practical workshop will give advanced knowledge of anaesthesia techniques in compromised patients, and is aimed at nurses and technicians who would like to further their skills with high risk and compromised patients.

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    Fracture Management Wet-lab

    September 17, 2022

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,950.00 (Earlybird price is available until 6 Aug 22) 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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    OssAbility Cruciate Rehabilitation

    October 1, 2022

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 20 Aug 22) 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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    OssAbility TPLO Wet-lab

    October 7, 2022

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 26 Aug 22) 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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    OssAbility Meniscus Surgery Wet-lab

    October 27, 2022

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 15 Sep 22) 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

    October 28, 2022

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 16 Sep 22) 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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    Practical Endoscopy

    November 9, 2022

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,495.00 (Earlybird price is available until 28 Sep 22) ex. GST
    Richard Burchell Specialist in Small Animal Medicine B.Sc., B.Sc. (Hons) B.V.Sc., MMedVet and DECVIM-CA (SAIM)
    This two-day workshop is meant for general practitioners who all wanting to improve their endoscopy skills, or those who are wanting to do endoscopy but don't know where to start. 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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    Laryngeal Paralysis Workshop

    November 26, 2022

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 15 Oct 22) ex. GST
    Damian Chase BVSc, MANZCVS, DECVS, European and NZ Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
    This one-day workshop will address anatomical, neurological and pathophysiologic changes associated with laryngeal paralysis and the surgical techniques used in the management of these cases; including arytenoid lateralization and temporary tracheostomy. This course will aid both your medical and surgical decision making in these complex and often urgent cases, as well as pre- and post-operative management of patients with airway compromise and the pitfalls and complications to try and avoid.
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