Arthroscopy of the elbow and shoulder
CPD Hours: 12 hours 4 hours for the recorded webinars and 8 hours for the practical day
Course Length: One day
Course Format: Practical sessions using cadaver material and plastic bones, case-based discussions and four hours of recorded webinars to be viewed before the onsite course
- Topographic and functional anatomy of elbow and shoulder
- In depth discussion of common conditions affecting the elbow and shoulder joints
- Principles of arthroscopy and what general arthroscopic equipment is required to start
- Elbow and shoulder arthroscopy wet lab
About this course
We plan to run this course on Thursday 25th November 2021. The RVC is committed to providing a safe learning environment for all our students so we may be required to make changes to course provision depending on the COVD-19 situation in the coming year. We will therefore not require payment until we are confident the course can go ahead. Please register your interest in attending by emailing email@example.com
Do you want to improve the options you can offer your patients with orthopaedic disease? Do you want to take your orthopaedic practice to the next level?
Arthroscopy is an essential skill to provide comprehensive management of elbow and shoulder disease for your patients. This one-day course, pitched at an intermediate to advanced level, is for veterinary surgeons who want to develop skills in diagnostic and surgical arthroscopy in small animals. The focus of the course will be the elbow joint and the shoulder joint.
The day will consist of practical teaching with short introduction/discussions. The morning will be devoted to arthroscopy of the elbow and the afternoon to arthroscopy of the shoulder.
Why do this course?
You will learn a practical structured approach on how to treat medial coronoid disease, receive principles and practical tips of elbow and shoulder arthroscopy and feel more confident about the diagnosis and management of common elbow and shoulder conditions.
- Matthew Pead, BVetMed PhD CertSAO FHEA MRCVS
- Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Orthopaedics
- The Royal Veterinary College