This course is designed to provide participants with a basic, fundamental knowledge of bone healing and the favorable impact internal fixation of fractures can have on it.
Lectures and hands-on laboratory sessions (plastic bone and cadaver) will focus on and reinforce:
Participants will have the opportunity to repair fractures using traditional plates, locking plates, pins & tension band, lag screws. Locking plates and screws (also known as internal fixator) simplify treatment of long bone fractures in small animals. The implant system is easy to use, great for the general practitioner and affordable. The internal fixator shares the convenience of the external fixator without the hassles of postoperative management.
During this course, participants will familiarize themselves with the implants system through lecture and clinical case presentations. Following lecture and case review, participants will repair fractures on cadavers and plastic bone models. Postoperative management will also be discussed. Postoperative radiographs (if available) can be taken to assess the participant's repair technique.
VOI provides all equipment and materials for each fracture course.
This course is $1200 which includes lunch, equipment, and post-course notes.
UPenn Alumni receive $100 off.
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