Veterinary Workshops – Practical CPD

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  • 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

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

  • Gastrointestinal Surgery Wet-lab

    June 12, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,190.00 ex. GST

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    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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    19 Jun 2020

    OssAbility TPLO Wet-lab

    July 31, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 19 Jun 20) 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 (Earlybird price is available until 19 Jun 20) 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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    17 Jul 2020

    Practical Abdominal Ultrasound 1

    August 28, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $2,695.00 $2,495.00 (Earlybird price is available until 17 Jul 20) 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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    21 Aug 2020

    Practical Dentistry for Vet Nurses

    October 2, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $895.00 $695.00 (Earlybird price is available until 21 Aug 20) 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 (Earlybird price is available until 4 Sep 20) 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 (Earlybird price is available until 18 Sep 20) 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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    2 Oct 2020

    Practical Approach to Cardiac Anomalies

    November 13, 2020

    Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $975.00 (Earlybird price is available until 2 Oct 20) 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 (Earlybird price is available until 2 Oct 20) 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 (Earlybird price is available until 16 Oct 20) 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 (Earlybird price is available until 23 Oct 20) 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.