COURSE DESCRIPTION This course is designed for scientists, veterinary technicians, veterinarians and technical support staff who wish to learn the basic principles of rodent macro- and micro-surgery. This course is extensive enough for a novice but also provides an excellent review for more experienced personnel. Information presented in the course will provide participants with the knowledge required by regulatory agencies and the skills necessary to perform basic rodent surgery. Instrument handling and all techniques from surgeon preparation to patient abdominal closure are represented through images and videos.
This course was developed by Szczepan Baran, VMD, MS in collaboration with Vince Mendenhall, DVM, PhD, Marcel I. Perret-Gentil, DVM, MS, Troy M Hallman, VMD, MS, DACLAM, and James Kehler, VMD, PhD. The course was reviewed and edited by Cynthia Pekow, DVM, MS, DACLAM and Jonathan D. Schantz, MLAS.
This course was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for continuing education. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program at firstname.lastname@example.org should you have any comments / concerns regarding this program's validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.