Get the Best Outcomes with your

Brachycephalic Patients
Mini Series

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

  • Get the best outcomes with your BOAS patients
  • How to assess your patients accurately
  • How to manage them effectively
  • Highly practical procedure and surgical tips
  • 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 live meetings OR the recordings on your iPad, mobile, PC or tablet
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification

This is the second online Mini Series I have done, and I have found both so convenient and flexible as they allow me to work around my small children.

I enjoyed it and enjoyed being able to do at my own pace. It’s much easier to do the webinars when I have quiet time at home or in practice.

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

Brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome: patient assessment

  • Conditions discussed will include:
  • Stenotic nares
  • Elongated soft palate
  • Aberrant nasal turbinates
  • Laryngeal collapse (grades 1 to 3)
  • Aryepiglottic fold entrapment
  • Aspiration pneumonia

Session 2

Brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome: surgical correction

  • Timing of surgery and preoperative management
  • Considerations when hospitalising the brachycephalic patient
  • Anaesthesia considerations
  • Surgical technique for soft palate resection and rhinoplasty
  • Post-operative management and complications
  • Placement and management of a temporary tracheostomy tube
  • Prognosis and long term evaluation
  • Reporting and record keeping of conformational surgery

Session 3

Other common conditions of the brachycephalic patient

  • Dermatological – intertrigo, facial fold pyoderma, screw tail conformation
  • Hiatal hernia and pyloric stenosis
  • Ophthalmological – corneal ulceration
  • Dystocia and Caesarean section
  • Vertebral malformations

Meet the Presenter....

Zoë Halfacree


Zoë Halfacree is an RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery.

She is Head of Soft Tissue Surgery and a Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery at The Royal Veterinary College.

Zoë qualified from Cambridge University and worked in a Small Animal first opinion practice for a couple of years, before embarking upon specialist training at The Royal Veterinary College. 

She holds the RCVS certificates in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging and Small Animal Surgery and the European Diploma in Small Animal Surgery.

Watch the recordings at a time convenient to you!

The content of the Mini Series will help me very much in my work in practice. It will give me confidence to approach cases in a logical way and reach a working diagnosis and treatment plan, whilst recognising where specialist advice and referral is appropriate.

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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 brachycephalic patients

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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Very thorough and comprehensive courses. The course notes are a great addition too.

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