A Complete Intro to Bone Plating - Veterinary Technicians

October 16 - 18, 2023

OUT OF STOCK - email [email protected] to be added to waitlist.

Course Description


Email [email protected] to be added to waitlist.

**Open to technicians to attend with a veterinarian from their practice (1 technician per veterinarian)**

Fracture treatment is a team sport, and your support of the cutting-edge medical techniques is essential to the success of your team and your patients. In this course, you’ll participate in the veterinarian’s lectures and labs where you’ll become familiar with the preoperative assessments, instrumentation, surgical techniques and postoperative radiograph critique … all of which will make you a valuable member of the orthopedic team! 

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Questions? Contact [email protected] 




Dr. Ross H. Palmer

Dr. Kayla Corriveau

Dr. Alberto Gines

Race Approved CE

28.0 Hours (5.0 Hours Online, 23.0 Hours In-person)



Course Type


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. Kayla Corriveau


Dr. Kayla Corriveau is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Originally from Southern California, she received her DVM from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA in 2011. She continued her training with rotating and surgical specialty internships at California Veterinary Specialists, the Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Corriveau later completed a small animal surgical residency at Texas A&M University. In September 2017, she joined and has continued to be part of the Auburn University team as an assistant professor of small animal orthopedics. Her research interests include minimally invasive fracture repair, canine elbow dysplasia, physical rehabilitation, joint arthroscopy, and regenerative medicine.

Dr. Alberto Gines


Dr. Alberto Gines graduate from Universidad de Extremadura, Spain in 1998. After few years working in private practice and as a clinical instructor in small animal surgery at the Universidad de Extremadura, decided to move to UK, where he did an intership and residency in small animal surgery at the University of Bristol. ECVS diplomate, Dr. Gines worked as specialist at the University of Sydney and as an assistant professor in small animal orthopedics at the North Carolina State University. Currently is working as assistant professor in small animal orthopedics at Louisiana State University. Dr. Gines has been involved with teaching courses in USA, UK, Mexico and Spain and he has been lecturing at national and international surgical meetings.

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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.

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