2am GDV? Friday afternoon stick injury? Be prepared and lower the stress!

Emergency Surgery
Mini Series

Get all the practical help you need to confidently deal with surgical emergencies in your practice in this comprehensive Online Mini Series™ course from CPD Solutions

  • Get some seriously practical help on the interventions and equipment required to stabilise patients with common emergency conditions of the respiratory, gastrointestinal and urinary tracts
  • Learn how to prioritise the essential diagnostic investigations and how to interpret the results
  • You have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions and study notes for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – you learn without traveling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
  • Watch the recordings across all devices
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification

The Mini Series has definitely helped enable me to perform more surgeries and know what technique is best.

The speaker has made me think about how to approach the emergency presentation with a methodical and un-panicked technique with sound basis and goals in mind.

The Mini Series has definitely helped enable me to perform more surgeries and know what technique is best.

I took a lot from the sessions including confidence to do surgery and knowing when to refer.

Rachel was very good at answering questions. I particularly liked the section on pharyngeal foreign bodies and exploration for them.

The sessions have given me a lot more confidence in tackling these emergencies.

I have more confidence to deal with next GDV (haven't done one for years!) and other emergencies.

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

Trauma Surgery and Respiratory Emergencies

  • Assessment and stabilisation of the trauma patient
  • Management of oropharyngeal stick injuries
  • Diaphragmatic ruptures; tips and tricks for stabilisation, anaesthesia and post-operative management
  • Assessment and stabilisation of the dyspnoeic patient
  • Placement and care of temporary tracheostomy tubes

Session 2

Emergency Surgery of the Gastrointestinal Tract

  • Stabilisation and surgical management of GDVs
  • Enterotomy versus enterectomies – surgical decision making for the gastrointestinal foreign body
  • Treating septic peritonitis – techniques for improving survival
  • Decision making in biliary disease

Session 3

Blocked Bladders and Bleeding Spleens: Emergency Surgery of the Abdomen

  • Decision making for the unstable haemoabdomen
  • Diagnosis of ureteral obstructions
  • Tips and tricks for management of difficult urethral obstructions
  • Temporary urinary diversion techniques

Meet the Presenter....

Rachel Hattersley

BVetMed(Hons) CertSAS DipECVS MRCVS European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Rachel graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2003 and spent time in general practice before completing a rotating internship.

She completed her residency training at the University of Liverpool and passed the European diploma in small animal surgery in 2012 whilst working as a lecturer at the University of Nottingham. She is currently part of the soft tissue surgery team at Davies Veterinary Specialists managing a busy and varied referral caseload.

She has a particular interest in the management of brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome.

Watch the recordings at a time convenient to you!

Very informative and picked up some great tips i could use straight away in practice. Feel more confident approaching emergency cases.

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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™ and find out how to perform common emergency surgical techniques

Just £447 + VAT*

Overseas customers outside the UK will not be charged 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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