Abdominal Exploration and Gastrointestinal Online Course

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Course Description

In this course, your learning will focus on basic abdominal surgical procedures with strong emphasis upon gastrointestinal procedures commonly performed in a general practice setting. You will learn basic principles of biopsy collection, enteromy, gastrotomy, intestinal resection & anastomosis, omental / serosal patching, enteroplication and esophago-gastro-enteric tube placement.

Learning Objectives:

    • Understand the basic principles of biopsy of kidney, liver, pancreas, and lymph nodes.
    • Understand the procedure of gastronomy, approach, and closure.
    • Understand the principles of enterotomy and closure of intestine.


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Dr. Eric Monnet

Race Approved CE

3.0 Hours



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Eric Monnet

Dr. Eric Monnet


Dr. Eric Monnet graduated from veterinary school in Maisons Alfort, France in 1985.  He worked for four years in a Paris private practice performing small animal medicine and surgery.  In 1994, Dr. Monnet completed a small animal surgery residency at Colorado State University and concurrently finished a Master of Sciences degree.  In 1997, Dr. Monnet received his PhD in Clinical Sciences studying cardiac efficiency in dogs. In 2003, he became a fellow of the American Heart Association.  In 2017, he became a founding fellow the ACVS MIS Small Animal fellowship. Dr. Monnet is currently a professor in small animal surgery (General Surgery at Colorado State University.  He has authored more than 100 articles and 25 chapters in various surgical textbooks.  Dr. Monnet was the founding president in 2001-2003 of the Society for Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery and in 2002-2004 of the Veterinary Endoscopy Society.  He is the editor of the textbook: “Disease Mechanisms in Small Animal Surgery” (3rd edition).  He is also the editor of the textbook “Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery” (1st edition), the textbook “Small Animal Thoracic Surgery” (2nd edition), and the textbook “Gastrointestinal Surgical Techniques” (1st edition).

Course cancellation could occur if registrations fail to meet minimum numbers 30 days prior to the course. If a course is canceled for any reason, we are not responsible for any charges related to travel.
Refunds are available for cancellations made 60 days prior to the beginning of the course. Cancellations less than 35 days before a course are nonrefundable but may be partially transferrable to a future course.