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VIN VIN Soft Tissue Surgery for the General Practitioner Conference 2022 (CONF101-1222)

The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a webinar platform.

Dates: Friday, December 9, 2022; 5:30-10:00 pm ET (USA)
Saturday, December 10, 2022; 12:00-4:30 pm ET (USA)
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Audience: This online VIN CE Conference is open to veterinarians, both VIN members and non-members alike.

Accreditation: This conference is approved for 8 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 20-944018)
Total CE Credit: 8
RACE Category: 8 hours Medical


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Tuition: VIN Member / Non-Member / Veterinary Student $120
Prices are listed in US dollars.


*Registration will close on December 7, 2022 at 5:00 pm ET (USA).


Registrants MUST be present on the day of the live sessions to earn a certificate of participation. VIN CE will provide video recordings of the conference sessions the following day. These recordings will be placed in the conference library and will be available for viewing at any time. However, CE credit cannot be earned solely from watching the video replays. Attendance for some portion of each day is required for CE credit.


Description:
The VIN Soft Tissue Surgery Conference is a unique educational opportunity for the general practitioner to learn from highly regarded surgeons. This 2-day virtual event will feature useful content and key takeaways on the topics of urinary bladder surgery, liver biopsy, digit amputation, portosystemic shunts, gastric dilatation volulus (GDV), splenectomy/Hemoabdomen, Episioplasty, skin fold disorders, and gastrointestinal surgery.


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Friday, December 9, 2022

Session 1.1 (Friday, December 9, 2022; 5:30-6:20 pm ET)
Topic: Urinary Bladder Surgery
Presenter: Janet Grimes, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Participants will learn pathophysiology, anatomy, pre-operative work-up and stabilization, surgical techniques, and post-operative management related to urinary bladder surgery in dogs and cats.

Session 1.2 (Friday, December 9, 2022; 6:30-6:55 pm ET)
Topic: Liver Biopsy
Presenter: Janet Grimes, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Participants will learn anatomy, surgical techniques, and post-operative management related to liver biopsy in dogs and cats.

Session 1.3 (Friday, December 9, 2022; 6:55-7:20 pm ET)
Topic: Digit Amputation
Presenter: Janet Grimes, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Participants will learn indications for, anatomy, pre-operative work-up, surgical techniques, and post-operative management related to digit amputation in dogs.

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Session 1.4 (Friday, December 9, 2022; 8:00-8:50 pm ET)
Topic: Portosystemic Shunts
Presenter: Mandy Wallace, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Participants will learn pathophysiology, anatomy, pre-operative work-up and stabilization, information about available surgical techniques, and post-operative management related to portosystemic shunts in dogs.

Session 1.5 (Friday, December 9, 2022; 9:00-9:50 pm ET)
Topic: Gastric Dilatation Volulus (GDV)
Presenter: Mandy Wallace, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Participants will learn pathophysiology, anatomy, pre-operative work-up and stabilization, surgical techniques, and post-operative management related to GDV in dogs.


Saturday, December 10, 2022

Session 2.1 (Saturday, December 10, 2022; 12:00-12:50 pm ET)
Topic: Splenectomy/Hemoabdomen
Presenter: Chad Schmiedt, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Participants will learn pathophysiology, anatomy, pre-operative work-up and stabilization, surgical techniques, and post-operative management related to splenectomy/hemoabdomen in dogs.

Session 2.2 (Saturday, December 10, 2022; 1:00-1:50 pm ET)
Topic: Episioplasty and Other Skin Fold Disorders
Presenter: Chad Schmiedt, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Participants will learn indications for, anatomy, pre-operative work-up, surgical techniques, and post-operative management related to skin fold disorders in dogs, with a specific emphasis on episioplasty.

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Session 2.3 (Saturday, December 10, 2022; 2:30-3:20 pm ET)
Topic: Gastrointestinal Surgery
Presenter: Brian Sutherland, DVM, DACVS-SA
Participants will learn pathophysiology, anatomy, pre-operative work-up and stabilization, surgical techniques, and post-operative management related to gastrointestinal surgery in dogs and cats.

Session 2.4 (Saturday, December 10, 2022; 3:30-4:20 pm ET)
Topic: Limb Amputation
Presenter: Brian Sutherland, DVM, DACVS-SA
Participants will learn indications for, anatomy, pre-operative work-up, surgical techniques, and post-operative management related to limb amputation in dogs.


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Tuition: VIN Member / Non-Member / Veterinary Student $120
Prices are listed in US dollars.


  1. Enrollment qualifications: This VIN CE Conference is open to VIN member and non-member veterinarians and veterinary students.
  2. Each enrollee must be able to receive emails from @vin.com addresses.
    1. Email is our major form of communication with participants; personal emails are highly recommended rather than clinic/hospital email addresses.
  3. For further assistance call 800-846-0028 ext. 797 or email CEonVIN@vin.com. Please include the course title, your full name, and contact information in your correspondence.


Conference withdrawal and refund policy: A complete refund of the paid conference price will be issued when your withdrawal request is received prior to the listed start date of the conference. If you wish to withdraw after the start date, please contact the VIN office 800-846-0028 ext. 797 to discuss eligibility for a pro-rated refund.

*For more information on VIN's upcoming CE courses, check the VIN Course Catalog.

Katherine James, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
VIN Education Director

VIN CE Services: CEonVIN@vin.com
800-846-0028 or 530-756-4881; ext. 797
or direct line to VIN/VSPN from the United Kingdom: 01 45 222 6154
or direct line to VIN/VSPN from Australia: 02 6145 2357