Endoscopy continuing education for veterinarians

Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery - August 6, 2021


RACE Approved: 9.0 Hours

Course Description:

Learn the latest minimally invasive endoscopic assisted neurosurgery techniques. Through 3 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 am: Introduction/orientation

8:15 am: Instrumentation and Technique

10 am: Break

10:15 am: Neurosurgery procedures

11am: Neurosurgery Laboratory

12:30 pm: Lunch

1 pm: Neurosurgery Laboratory

2:45 pm: Break

3:15 pm: Neurosurgery Laboratory

5 pm: Review, questions and answers

6 pm: Conclusion

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, he completed a small animal surgery residency at Colorado State University and concurrently finished a Master of Sciences degree. In 1997, Dr. Monnet received his PhD in Clinical Sciences studying cardiac efficiency in dogs. In 2003, he became a fellow of the American Heart Association. Dr Monnet is currently a professor in small animal surgery (soft tissue) at CSU. He is a Diplomate of both the American and European College of Veterinary Surgeons. Also he was the founding president of the Society for Soft Tissue Surgery and the Veterinary Endoscopy Society. He is the editor of the first edition of Textbook ”Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery” and a co-editor of the second edition of “Mechanism of Diseases in Small Animal Surgery” and the second edition of “Small Animal Thoracic Surgery”.

Lisa Bartner

Following graduation from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, which included a thesis-based Masters of Science in physiology, Dr. 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 CSU 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.
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