Advanced TPLO for Veterinary Technicians, September 26-28, 2021


Race Approved: 23.5 hours

Course Description

Open to veterinary technicians to attend with their veterinarian enrolled in the course. Included are lectures, equipment handling and assisting in the laboratory.

Veterinarians may register here.


Day 1
1:00 PM Welcome and Course objectives
1:05 PM Excessive TPA and TPLO
1:45 PM VPOP- Planning application
2:15 PM Laboratory 1: Pre-Op Computer Planning of TPLO
3:00 PM Laboratory 2: TPLO with excessive TPA (plastic bone)
4:00 PM Laboratory 3: TPLO with excessive TPA- Right Stifle
5:30 PM End of Day
Day 2
7:30 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM Radiographic Review- Day 1
9:00 AM Break
9:15 AM MPL and TPLO
9:45 AM Laboratory 4: TPLO with MPL- Left Stifle
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Laboratory 5: TPLO with MPL- Right Stifle 
2:15 PM Revision Surgery TPLO Fractures
2:45 PM Break
3:00 PM Laboratory 7: Revision of TPLO Fracture- Left Stifle
5:00 PM End of Day
Day 3
7:30 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM Radiographic Review- Day 2
9:00 AM Break
9:15 AM TPLO and Tibial Deformity Correction
9:30 AM Laboratory 6: Pre-Op Computer Planning of TPLO with Deformity
10:00 AM Laboratory 7: TPLO with Tibial Deformity (plastic bone)
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM TPLO in Small Breed Dogs and Cats
1:30 PM Laboratory 8: TPLO in Small Dogs (plastic bone)
3:00 PM Break
3:15 PM Clinical Cases and Discussion
4:00 PM End of Course

Stephen Jones

Dr. Stephen Jones


Dr. Jones grew up outside Dublin in Ireland and attended Veterinary school at University College Dublin. After receiving his Veterinary Medicine degree in 2009, he moved to Hollywood, Florida to complete both rotating and specialty surgery internships, at the Hollywood Animal Hospital. From there, he moved to Gainesville Florida and completed a combined residency in small animal surgery and master’s program at the University of Florida. After completion of his residency in 2015, Jones moved to Columbus, Ohio where he joined the joined the faculty rank as an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Orthopedics at The Ohio State University. Jones is a Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He has written and published numerous scientific papers and abstracts and lectures all over the world. His special interests include minimally invasive fracture repair, medical and surgical treatment of joint disease, arthroscopy, and surgical management of angular limb deformities.

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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 35 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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