Endoscopy continuing education for veterinarians

Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery - August 6, 2021


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RACE Approved: 9.0 hours

Course Description

Learn the latest minimally invasive endoscopic assisted neurosurgery techniques. Through three hours of lectures and a 6- hour surgical cadaver laboratory participants will learn the advantage and technique of endoscopic spinal microsurgery for the management of hemilaminectomy, mini-hemilaminectomy and corpectomy using Karl Storz EasyGo™ endoscopic techniques. Incorporate these minimally invasive techniques in your practice.

8 a.m. – Introduction and orientation
8:15 a.m. – Instrumentation and Techniques
10 a.m. – Break
10:15 a.m. – Neurosurgery procedures
11 a.m. – Neurosurgery Laboratory
12:30 p.m. – Lunch
1 p.m. – Neurosurgery Laboratory
2:45 p.m. – Break
3:15 p.m. – Neurosurgery Laboratory
5 p.m. – Review, questions, and answers
6 p.m. – Conclusion

Eric Monnet

Dr. Eric Monnet


Dr. Eric Monnet graduated from veterinary school in Maisons Alfort, France in 1985. He worked for four years in a Paris private practice performing small animal medicine and surgery. In 1994, Monnet completed a small animal surgery residency at Colorado State University and concurrently finished a Master of Science degree. In 1997, Monnet received his PhD in Clinical Sciences studying cardiac efficiency in dogs. In 2003, he became a fellow of the American Heart Association. In 2017, he became a founding fellow of the ACVS MIS Small Animal fellowship.
Monnet is currently a professor in small animal surgery (General Surgery at Colorado State University. Monnet was the founding president of the Society for Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery from 2001-2003 and the Veterinary Endoscopy Society from 2002-2004. He has authored more than 100 articles and 25 chapters in various surgical textbooks. Monnet is the editor of textbooks “Disease Mechanisms in Small Animal Surgery” (3rd edition), “Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery” (1st edition), “Small Animal Thoracic Surgery” (2nd edition), and “Gastrointestinal Surgical Techniques” (1st edition)

Lisa Bartner

DVM, MS, ACVIM (Neurology)

Following graduation from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, which included a thesis-based Masters of Science in physiology, Bartner worked in private practice for three years after which she finished a one-year rotating small animal internship at VCA Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center in Norwalk, CT. Following this, she completed neurology specialty internships at Long Island Veterinary Specialists in Plainview, NY and at Colorado State University (CSU) before accepting a residency in neurology and neurosurgery at CSU. In July 2017, she received specialty board certification from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of Neurology and Neurosurgery and accepted a faculty position at the James L. Voss Veterinary Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

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Refund and Cancellation Policy

Course cancellation could occur if registrations fail to meet minimum numbers 30 days prior to the course.
If a course is canceled for any reason, we are not responsible for any charges related to travel.
Refunds are available for cancellations made 60 days prior to the beginning of the course. Cancellations less than 35 days before a course are nonrefundable but may be partially transferrable to a future course.

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