Practical Lateral Fabellar Suture & Patellar Luxation - Technicians

June 22 - 23, 2024

EARLY BIRD PRICING EXTENDED! Register by 5/22/2024 to receive $100 off the regular price of $650!

Course Description

Optimal execution of canine knee surgery is a team sport, and your support of this cutting-edge technique is essential to the success of your team and your patients. In this course, you’ll participate in the veterinarians’ lectures and you’ll work alongside your vet in the labs so that you’ll be familiar with the preoperative assessments, instrumentation, surgical techniques, and postoperative care & monitoring … all of which will make you a valuable member of the surgery team in your practice!

Limited to 1 technician per 1 veterinarian attending. Technicians must attend with a veterinarian from their practice.

Register your veterinarian here.

Access to this course will expire one year (365 days) from the course’s end date. After this period, users will no longer have access to course materials, resources, and any associated content. It is the responsibility of the users to complete the course and download any materials including their course completion certificate.

Category

Small Animal

Instructors

Dr. Ross H. Palmer

Dr. Clara Goh

Dr. Jess Barrera

Race Approved CE

24.0

Cost

$650.00

Course Type

Hybrid

Dr. Ross H. Palmer

DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS

Dr. Palmer, a native of Kansas, received his BS and DVM degrees from Kansas State University. He completed an internship at The Animal Medical Center in New York City. He received his small animal surgical residency training and an MS degree (Physiology) from the University of Georgia. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. His veterinary career has spanned both academics (Texas A&M and Colorado State University) and private specialty practice (Silicon Valley/Monterey Bay region of California) as a staff surgeon and as a practice owner. Ross is currently a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Colorado State University and the Associate Director of Education at the Translational Medicine Institute. Dr. Palmer seeks to entertain as he educates in order to make learning an enjoyable and memorable experience. He has been an invited speaker at conferences throughout the USA and the world. He was recently named VMX Speaker of the Year.  He is the founder of the Complete Course on External Skeletal Fixation educating veterinarians from around the world for 25 years. He’s authored > 50 journal articles and book chapters. He is past President of the Veterinary Orthopedic Society (VOS), editorial board member of Today’s Veterinary Practice, board member of the VOS, World Veterinary Orthopaedic Congress, North American Veterinary Conference and the Veterinary Surgery Journal. Ross’ personal passions include international travel, cycling, hiking, fishing, and relaxing with his family in their family’s “off the grid” island cabin in remote northwestern Ontario, Canada

Dr. Clara Goh

BVSc, MS, DACVS (Small Animal), ACVS Founding Fellow (Surgical Oncology)

Clara earned her veterinary degree at Sydney University, Australia. She completed her post-graduate specialty training (rotating internship, surgical residency, and surgical oncology fellowship) at Colorado State University, where she currently holds a faculty position in small animal orthopedic surgery. Her clinical and research interests include cruciate disease, hip dysplasia, and minimally invasive techniques (arthroscopy and fracture stabilization). Clara has devoted her professional career to student, resident, and DVM training and has been an invited speaker and instructor at numerous conferences and surgical labs throughout the U.S.

Dr. Jess Barrera

DVM, DACVS, ACVS Fellow Surgical Oncology

Originally from western Montana, Dr. Barrera received her undergraduate degree from University of Miami, and DVM from Colorado State University in 2006.  She then completed a rotating internship at Animal Surgical and Emergency Center in Los Angeles, CA, followed by a surgical internship at Oregon State University.  Dr. Barrera then returned to Colorado State University to complete a residency in small animal surgery, followed by a one-year fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Colorado State University’s Animal Cancer Center.  Dr. Barrera has presented and published articles in the areas of endocrine and minimally-invasive surgery, and loves showing how fun surgery can be to general practitioners, lecturing at conferences and teaching surgery CE laboratories multiple times a year. Dr. Barrera enjoys all aspects of small animal surgery, with particular interests being surgical oncology, soft tissue and orthopedic minimally-invasive surgery, and endocrine surgery. Outside of veterinary medicine (and most importantly!), Dr. Barrera enjoys travel, road trips in her camper van Huckleberry, climbing Colorado’s 14ers, backpacking, cooking, mountain biking, reading, and spending time with her husband John, daughter Rylee, cat Mango, and mountain mutt Lucy Goose.

Northern Colorado and the City of Fort Collins offer many great indoor and outdoor activities to explore. For an up-to-date list of activities, visit their website.

Participant Cancellation Policy: Course attendees can cancel their registration for an in-person course according to the following

  • Cancellation more than 60 days prior: Full refund minus 10% processing fee or 100% Future Transfer Credit (FTC).
  • Cancellation 30-60 days prior: 50% refund or 75% FTC.
  • Cancellations within 30 days: 50% FTC only. Cancellations due to illness or other unforeseen circumstances will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Future Transfer Credits can be applied to any course within 365 days of the cancelled course.

Course Cancellation Policy: Course cancellations due to low registration numbers or other circumstances may be announced 35 days or more prior to the course. Full refund of the course registration or 100% Future Transfer Credit (FTC) will apply. We are unable to reimburse for travel expenses incurred.

Course Access Policy: 

Access to this course will expire one year (365 days) from the course’s end date. After this period, users will no longer have access to course materials, resources, and any associated content. It is the responsibility of the users to complete the course and download any materials including their course completion certificate.