September 11, 2021

Securos University: Tibial Plateau-Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) Wet Lab

Hilton Boston Logan Airport | Boston, MA

Description

Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA) has become a preferred method for stabilizing the canine stifle after a cranial cruciate rupture. This course is designed for the veterinarian who wishes to learn/refine the TTA technique and to understand the major advantages of the XGEN “forkless” TTA system. This laboratory will thoroughly review the biomechanics of TTA, preoperative planning techniques, postoperative management/ rehabilitation and how best to prevent and treat postoperative complications. The TTA operative technique will be taught in a step-by-step fashion with the assistance of intraoperative videos, and practice on canine cadavers. Simultaneous correction of patella luxation will also be reviewed. This lab is only for veterinarians who already have a thorough knowledge of the relevant stifle anatomy, extensive stifle surgery experience, and prior training in bone plating techniques and principles.
*This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 8 hours of continuing education in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program's validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.

 

Instructor:

Matthew D. Barnhart, DVM, MS, DACVS

Learning with Securos

Experience the difference

Pre-Lab
• Complete five (5) 1-hour online lecture modules
• Complete pre-lab survey
• Earn a free box of suture

During Lab
• Complete take-home bone model
• Pre-surgical planning with cadaver radiographs
• Hands-on cadaver work with two knees per attendee
• Post-op radiograph critique of each cadaver

Post Lab
• Procedural support from experienced surgeons
• Submit cases for pre-op planning support
• Submit cases for post-op review
• Online lecture available for review

Course Includes

$950 Registration Fee

• 8:1 Student/Teacher Ratio
• On-Demand Online Lecture
• 8-Hour Hands-On Cadaver Lab
• 13.5 CE Credits*
• Breakfast & Lunch Provided

Hilton Boston Logan Airport
1 Hotel Drive
Boston, MA 02128

A group room rate of $289.00 per night (plus taxes) is available to attendees and family. The room block is limited, rooms will be available on a first-come first-served basis. Book your hotel when registering or email us at university@securos.com.
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Lead Instructor

Duncan Midgley, BVMS, CERTSAO, MRCVS

Duncan graduated from Glasgow in 1991 and achieved his certificate in small animal orthopedics in 1996. He became a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons recognized Advanced Veterinary Practitioner in Small Animal Orthopedics in 2014. He is a clinical director at Rutland House Referrals, St Helens where he has practiced orthopedics for over 20 years. He is a consultant for Securos Surgical and has taught courses to postgraduate vets on their behalf for a number of years. He has presented at BSAVA, VetFest, the London Vet show and World Veterinary Orthopedic Congress on their behalf. He is...

On-Site Radiographs

VetRay Technology by sedecal

This course features two rounds of cadaver work, and each round includes allotted time for pre-op radiographic planning and the instructor’s evaluation of every cadaver’s post-op radiographs. VetRay Technology by Sedecal provides on-site x-ray equipment and support, performing over 150 views at each Securos University 2020 event. They are the world’s largest manufacturer of x-ray equipment and now offer the best selection in digital detector technology. VetRay Technology offers the Digital DX-V which provides HD images within seconds as well as detailed measuring, angle and adjustable circle tools software.
*This program has been approved for 13.5 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval.

CE and COVID-19

Questions/Comments

As it pertains to our Securos University Wet Labs in 2021, we will keep attendees informed of any update, changes or adjustments that may arise as the COVID-19 situation evolves. We will also post update/changes to this webpage.

Our world is changing, and we passionately believe that Securos Surgical/Securos University has an important role in supporting the veterinary community as we all continue to move forward. As part of a global healthcare organization, we have a responsibility to contribute to global efforts to contain and minimize the spread of COVID-19, as well as protect our associates and yours.

With this in mind, Securos University leadership is continually monitoring and evaluating communications and guidelines from AmerisourceBergen and government and healthcare officials. Feel free to email university@securos.com with any questions or comments about this continuing education event.

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