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Small Animal Laparoscopic Surgery 2 Day Practical Course

Date (From):
11 February 2016
Date (To):
12 February 2016
08:30 to 17:00
£960.00excl VAT per person
Venue address:
Eastcott Veterinary Clinic and Hospital
Edison Park
Hindle Way
SN3 3FR (SN3 3RB for Sat Nav)
Joining Instructions:
This event is open to all vet personnel. The deadline for booking is 1 week before the event. Please read our Booking Information and CPD Terms & Conditions before booking.
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This is a two day practical course aimed at vets who are interested in laparoscopic (Keyhole) surgery in companion animals.

Tim Charleworth
withTim Charlesworth MA VetMB DSAS(ST) MRCVS RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Soft Tissue)
Head of Soft Tissue Referral Service

Course Outline

This is a two day practical course aimed at vets who are interested in laparoscopic (“Keyhole”) surgery in companion animals. The course will consist of lectures and wet-lab practical sessions. 

Specific areas to be covered include:

  • Equipment – selection, cleaning and maintenance
  • Anaesthesia for routine and emergency laparoscopyDiathermy and Vessel Sealers – available options
  • Establishing pneumoperitoneum – controversies about how to get started.
  • Biopsy techniques – liver, pancreas, kidney
  • Neutering – ovariectomy, ovariohysterectomy

 By the end of the course it is expected that delegates will be confident in the basics of laparoscopic surgery and to perform the above surgical techniques. Numbers are strictly limited to ensure everybody received the attention and time needed to fully develop their skills during the course.

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Course fees are exclusive of VAT and include course notes, lunch, tea and refreshments

Please view our CPD Booking Information and Terms & Conditions

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If you are not local to the area or are travelling from outside the UK, you can book a nearby hotel easily using the link below. We are easily accessible from the London airports and other smaller regional airports such as Bristol and Southampton. We would be happy to help you with any travel enquires that you may have. 


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