April 27, 2015
This is an introductory course on rigid endoscopy using the 2.7 mm multipurpose rigid endoscope and video otoscope. The course will teach the basic applications that can be used daily in practice. The participants will learn how to perform rhinoscopy, laryngoscopy, cystoscopy and otoscopy. The lectures will cover indications, techniques and case examples. In addition participants will learn how to perform transurethral collagen injection for urinary incontinence and ear flushing techniques and miringotomy. During the 4 hour hands on laboratory participants will become competent in cystoscopy, rhinoscopy and otoscopy performed on anesthetized dogs. Some of the otoscopy procedures will be performed on canine cadaver heads. Technicians can attend the lecture and observe in the laboratory. 8 hours of continuing education credit. Registration is limited to 3 veterinarians per animal.
This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 8.5 hours of continuing education. Participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.
Dr. David Twedt, Diplomate ACVIM
Professor, Colorado State University
Dr. Rod Rosychuk, Dip. ACVIM
Professor of Small Animal Medicine, Colorado State University
Dr. Craig Webb, Diplomate ACVIM
Assistant Professor, Colorado State University
Late: $1300.00 if received less than one month prior to the course
Veterinary Technicians: $300; click here for technician registration form.
Note: If you are attempting to register 1 month or less prior to this course please call (970) 297-1273 to confirm availability.
Alternate Registration Process: If you prefer to purchase this course by mail or fax, click here to use the downloadable purchase form.
8-8:30 a.m.: Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m.-noon: Lecture orientation of procedures
noon-1 p.m.: Lunch (provided)
1-5 p.m.: Laboratory
Registration and Cancellation Information:
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.
Other courses offered the same week:
Introduction to Small Animal Laparoscopy: April 28-29, 2015
Laparoscopic Ovariectomy: April 30, 2015 (morning)
Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgical Laparoscopy: April 30-May 1, 2015 (afternoon)