Rise to the Challenge!

More Soft Tissue Surgery Case Challenges for Advanced Practitioners
Mini Series

Develop effective strategies to deal with your challenging soft tissue patients in this easy to attend, fully guaranteed, Online Mini Series™ from CPD Solutions

  • Learn at your level – specifically for Advanced Practitioners and those at that level
  • Challenging case presentations to work through
  • How to use Ultrasound and CT in the diagnostic process
  • Options for managing challenging soft tissue patients
  • 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

Very clear speaker, informative videos of procedures, useful practical tips.

Very useful update on surgical techniques and tips for less commonly performed operations. The advanced nature of the course was well aimed to be challenging but still suitable for general practice.

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

Respiratory Distress

  • Case 1: A dog with hemothorax after trauma that has rapidly lost one third of blood volume and is still actively bleeding
  • Options for volume resuscitation in the haemorrhaging dog
  • Options for obtaining more blood when supplies are limited
  • How to perform autotransfusion of blood from the thoracic cavity
  • Case 2: A pug that was previously treated for BOAS and now has sudden onset stridor and respiratory distress
  • The causes of sudden onset respiratory distress
  • How to formulate a list of differentials using the history and physical examination
  • How to manage acute respiratory distress on initial presentation
  • How to carry out diagnostics safely in a dyspnoeic dog
  • Case 3: A young cat presents with dyspnoea and radiographic evidence of abdominal organs in the thoracic cavity
  • Different types of diaphragmatic hernia seen in young animals
  • Useful imaging in cases of diaphragmatic hernia and how to manage difficult cases
  • How to control haemorrhage from iatrogenic liver laceration

Session 2

Abdominal Surgery

  • Case 4: A dog that had urolithiasis and bladder rupture
  • Why did this dog have normal potassium levels on presentation yet develop hyperkalaemia after fluid therapy?
  • Decision-making: are the stones secondary to a portosystemic shunt?
  • Case 5: A puppy with a swelling in its scrotum
  • The different types of inguinal hernia
  • How to repair scrotal hernias

Session 3

Wounds and Reconstructive Surgery

  • Case 6: A chronic pad wound in a dog
  • The reasons for non-healing wounds
  • Choosing the best imaging modality
  • How to minimise healing complications in pads post-surgery
  • Case 7: A dog with a wound over the brachium
  • Evaluation of wound management techniques
  • Should wounds be repeatedly swabbed for bacteriological culture when granulation tissue is present?
  • Wound closure options and the decision-making process
  • The tricks that can be used for closing a wound primarily

Meet the Presenter....

Alison Moores

RCVS & European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Alison graduated from the University of Bristol in 1996. After three years in general practice she spent a year as an Intern at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), a year in practice and three years completing a Senior Clinical Training Scholarship in Small Animal Surgery at the RVC. She stayed at the RVC as a Lecturer in Surgery from 2004 until 2007 followed by 6 months working at a referral practice in Surrey. She 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 President of the Association of Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgeons. 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!

Very thorough notes, advice and tips. Will now approach complicated cases more confidently.

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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 develop effective strategies for working up and managing your challenging soft tissue surgery patients

Just £397 + 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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Very thorough and comprehensive courses. The course notes are a great addition too.

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