Emergency Surgery (2 day course)

Paul Aldridge
Vet Practical

£1,395.00 + VAT (Non-Member price)

£697.50 +VAT (Member price)

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A highly practical 2-day course with Paul Aldridge giving hands-on experience performing surgical techniques for common emergency presentations.

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£1,395.00 + VAT (Non-Member price)

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  • Description

    Performing an unfamiliar technique in an emergency situation is stressful for all concerned! This course aims to give hands-on experience in performing the surgical techniques necessary to deal with common emergency presentations and as such is suitable for all vets in practice.

    We will outline why, when, and how to employ the techniques, putting them into context within the stabilisation and treatment of these often challenging but rewarding cases.

    Topics to be covered include:

    • Tracheostomy
    • Thoracocentesis and chest drain placement
    • GDV surgery and gastropexy techniques
    • Haemoabdomen - splenectomy, and what if it’s not the spleen?
    • Diaphragmatic hernia
    • Urethrotomy, urethrostomy and cystotomy


  • Reviews

    Vet Practical Attendee

    Ian Flowers

    Great course Paul was a good presenter and instructor. Everything was organised well.
    Vet Practical Attendee

    Petra Willoughby

    Best CPD I've done since having children 14 years ago! Fantastically practical, lectures were relevant and engaging and the food was excellent. Thank you.
    Vet Practical Attendee

    Bianca Stephanie Oliver

    Amazing course! Lovely staff, friendly and helpful. Worth doing if you want to learn new skills or just add to existing knowledge.
    Vet Practical Attendee

    Lucy Mackintosh

    A really excellent practical course. I really feel that I could use many of the techniques in practice now.
    Vet Practical Attendee

    Gavin Young

    Good course content. Approachable tutor. Relevant to clinical practice. I thoroughly enjoyed the course thanks.
    Vet Practical Attendee

    Nicola Stuppa-Moss

    Really helpful - I've had a great 2 days - confident boosted!
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