Are you a big softie?

Soft Tissue Surgery Case Challenges for Advanced Practitioners
Mini Series

Get all the help you need with your soft tissue surgery in this easy to attend, fully guaranteed, Online Mini Series™ from CPD Solutions

  • Refine your soft tissue surgery with our expert tutor in this course designed for more experienced surgeons
  • You have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions and study notes for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – you learn without travelling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
  • Watch the recordings on your iPad, mobile, PC or tablet
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification

Picked up a few tips - not using wet-to-dry dressings and good visual of semitendinosus flap.

Really good quality speaker with clear pictures and helpful videos.

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

Emergency Surgery of the Urinary Tract

  • Medical management of blocked animals prior to anaesthesia
  • Tips on unblocking cats and dogs with urethral obstruction, including retrohydropropulsion
  • Emergency urinary diversion techniques for animals that can’t be unblocked - pigtail catheters, cystotomy tubes via mini laparotomy
  • The urethral tear – how to avoid it, diagnosis and surgical options
  • Performing perineal urethrostomy in cats and scrotal urethrostomy in dogs – hints and tips
  • Additional case studies: unusual presentations of urolithiasis, urinary tract trauma

Session 2

Blunt and Penetrating Trauma

  • Emergency management of penetrating trauma cases, including placement of chest drains, blood transfusions and anaesthetising the critical patient
  • Lavage and debridement techniques; managing open wounds
  • How to explore a neck wound and diagnose/manage oesophageal penetration
  • Differentiating penetrating tracheal wounds from other neck wounds and decision making in repair techniques
  • How to repair body wall ruptures
  • Potential complications of treating injuries, how to avoid them and how to treat them if they occur

Session 3

Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery

  • Optimal suturing skills for intestinal surgery
  • How to perform a stapled intestinal anastomosis
  • Managing intestinal surgery dehiscence
  • Medical management of septic peritonitis prior to surgery
  • Managing a linear foreign body
  • Surgical procedures for managing complicated perineal hernia/rupture including cystopexy, colopexy and semitendinosus flaps
  • Performing anal sacculectomy for anal sac apocrine gland adenocarcinoma
  • Adjunctive treatment options for anal sac apocrine gland adenocarcinoma

Meet the Presenter....

Alison Moores

BVSc(Hons) CertSAS DipECVS MRCVS RCVS & European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Alison joined Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists in 2008 where she works as a Soft Tissue Surgeon seeing referrals in all types of soft tissue cases.

Alison is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons and an RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery. She has been Associate Editor of the Journal of Small Animal Practice, a member of the BSAVA Education committee and spent 10 years on the committee of the Association of Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgeons, most recently as President. She co-edited the second edition of the BSAVA ‘Manual of Canine and Feline Wound Management and Reconstruction’ and has published many book chapters. She has published clinical and research papers and has lectured in the UK, Scandinavia, USA and Asia.

Watch the recordings at a time convenient to you!

This was useful in refereshing my knowledge from my postgraduate certificate a few years ago. This just brings the important information to the front of my mind when dealing with complex surgical case and wounds!

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12 months access to recordings and course materials is included

Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events.
Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.


Take advantage of the easy Online Mini Series™ format and increase your confidence when dealing with your soft tissue cases

Just £397 + VAT*

  • Overseas customers outside the EU will not be charged VAT.
  • Overseas customers in the EU; provide your VAT number and we will refund the VAT.
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Price includes...

  • All 3 sessions
  • Notes and quiz (8 hours CPD)
  • PLUS unlimited access to recordings and all course materials for 12 months!
  • No traffic jams or accommodation hassles
  • No child or pet care to arrange
  • No rota clashes to worry about and no locum cover needed

Just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource


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