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Labs & Workshops

Labs & Workshops

Get Your Hands Dirty

Looking for an additional challenge to enhance your learning at Wild West Vet? Sign up for one of our small-scale wet labs. These hands-on sessions provide the perfect opportunity to ask questions, get feedback, and gain the crucial experience to put these new skills into practice.

Immerse yourself in one or both of these opportunities, which offer a small-group learning environment with our top-tier instructors. These labs are the perfect place for those who want to tackle a new procedure or freshen up an existing skill.

Fundamentals of Veterinary Endoscopy

 

Sponsored by Steris Animal Health

This lab and hands-on workshop is a comprehensive introduction and exercise in veterinary endoscopy for companion animals. During the classroom portion, participants will learn the anatomy and basics of both flexible and rigid endoscopes as well as common endoscopic procedures in cats and dogs, including upper respiratory and gastrointestinal inspections. 

The hands-on laboratory portion gives attendees the opportunity to work closely with wireless flexible endoscopes (Endo-i by STERIS Animal Health) and endoscopy models to perform a variety of skill-based tasks: navigation, grasping, retrieval, insufflation, suction, and biopsies.  The attendees will have their skills critiqued by an experienced, boarded veterinary internist. 4-hour course.

Presented by: Dr. Thomason and Dr. Mackin

Open to veterinarians only

CE Units: 4.0
Capacity: 12

Cost: $350 - To register, simply add the wet lab to your cart during check out, or call our team at (646) 437-9080

 

Cranial Cruciate with Orthozip

Sponsored by Steris Animal Health

This six-hour hands-on workshop will be a comprehensive exercise in extracapsular repair of the canine cranial cruciate ligament.

The laboratory portion will cover the lateral approach to the stifle, removal of the cruciate remnants, inspection of the meniscus and an overview of the meniscal release. Stabilization will be applied using the lateral suture technique with a focus on proper suture placement using proven isometric points. High strength orthopedic adjustable locking loops (OrthoZip by Everost) will be placed isometrically using Orthozip posts and tightened. All attendees will have their repair critiqued by an experienced surgeon.

Presented by: Dr. Basinger

Open to veterinarians only

CE Units: 6.0
Capacity: 12

Cost: $350 To register, simply add the wet lab to your cart during check out, or call our team at (646) 437-9080

 

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