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Limb Deformity Master Course for Veterinary Technicians- June 23-25, 2021
June 23 - June 25
RACE Approved: 23.0 hours
This Master Course is designed for the practicing veterinarian having prior experience with application of bone plates and fracture repair. Limb deformities are commonly seen in dogs and can lead to osteoarthritis, joint pain and limb dysfunction. Correction of deformities can prevent future osteoarthritis and allow pets to have an excellent functional and cosmetic outcome. This course will address decision-making for treatment of limb deformities. Participants will learn how to plan a correction and correct deformities of the front and hind legs using CORA methodology. Osteotomies are typically performed to correct the alignment of the limb or reduce compression of the physis to allow normal growth.
Course Description for Veterinary Technicians
Open to veterinary technicians to attend with their veterinarian also enrolled, this course includes lectures, equipment handling, and assisting in the laboratory. Please be advised that technicians may only attend with a veterinarian who they have a working relationship with.
Veterinarians may register here.