Advanced Arthroscopic Surgery for Internal Fixation of Fractures of the Carpus and Fetlock - August 22, 2014

This is a one-day arthroscopic surgery course for participants that has not been given before including three laboratories to train participants in internal fixation of intraarticular fractures of the carpus and fetlock including carpal slab fractures, fractures of the distal metacarpal/metatarsal condyles, proximal phalanx fractures and sesamoid bone fractures. The course will be supplemented by new material from the 4th Edition of Diagnostic and Surgical Arthroscopy in the Horse by Drs. McIlwraith, Nixon and Wright.


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August 22, 2014

        18 people; first-come first-serve basis


Presented by Drs. Wayne McIlwraith, David Frisbie, Chris Kawcak and Laurie Goodrich. The course teaches the basic principles of equine arthroscopy in the carpus and dorsal fetlock joint including instrumentation and basic techniques, diagnostic arthroscopy of the carpus and fetlock joints; arthroscopic surgery of the carpus for osteochondral chip fragment removal and arthroscopic surgery of the dorsal compartment of the fetlock joint for proximal P1 chips, villonodular synovitis and OCD. The morning program will consist of lectures and video demonstration. The afternoon will be a laboratory with participants performing arthroscopic surgery using video under supervision of the instructors.

CE Credits:


Instructors and Equine Surgeons:

Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, PhD, DSc, FRCVS, DACVS, DACVSMR

David Frisbie, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR

Chris Kawcak, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR

Laurie Goodrich, DVM, PhD, DACVS

Registration Fees:

Standard: $1050.00 - if received one month prior to course

Late: $1150 - if received less than one month prior to course

Note: If you are attempting to register 1 month or less prior to this course please call (970) 297-1273 to confirm availability.

Enrollment is limited. Register Early!

For more information, view the course brochure and registration form.

Residents: Residents can take the Advanced course at a reduced rate of $950.00. 

NOTE: You must fax your registration along with proof of residency to (970) 297-1275.

Course Schedule:

Friday, August 22, 2014:

Course Schedule:

8-9:15 a.m.: Lecture 

9:40 – 11:30 a.m.: Wet Lab

11:30 – 12:30 p.m.: Lecture

12:30-1:30 p.m.: Lunch

1:30-2:20 p.m.: Lecture

2:30-5 p.m.: Lab

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Pre-registration is required for all veterinary continuing education conferences. Courses are subject to cancellation when registration is inadequate to cover costs of the program. Registration at least six weeks before the course will help prevent cancellation. Course fee is payable to Colorado State University. Fee includes proceedings, materials, supplies, refreshments and in some cases, lunch. Please see course schedules for more information.

Cancellations and Refunds:

Registration fees are fully refundable until 60 days prior to the course, 50% refundable between 60 and 30 days prior to the course and non-refundable after 30 days prior to the course. Fees will be refunded 100% at any date if vacated spot can be filled.

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