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The Veterinary Bioscience Institute (VBI) is an approved continuing education provider American Association of Veterinary State Boards. VBI's courses, webinars and workshops also meet the requirements for Continuing Education Units of ASR, CALAS and AALAS. VBI's training also meets the following standards: ISO9000, cGLP, the 2010 Guide and Council of Europe's Directive 86/609 (ETS 123).

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Title: “2014 Surgical Techniques in Mice 2 Part Webinar Series”
March 18th 2014 1:30 - 3:30 PM EST Part 1
March 25th 2014 1:30 - 3:30 PM EST Part 2

Registration Closing date : March 18, 2014

Continuing Education Credits : 4

This is a two part webinar series (4 hours).

Who Should Attend?

This interactive webinar series is designed for surgeons, scientists, veterinary technicians, veterinarians and technical support staff who wish to learn commonly performed surgical procedures in mice. This webinar series is extensive enough for experts, but also provides an excellent introduction and review for beginners. All techniques will be demonstrated by high resolution videos.

This interactive webinar series is designed for individuals responsible for:

  1. Performing or assisting in mouse surgeries.
  2. Performing mouse surgery peri-operative care.
  3. Developing and reviewing mouse surgical policies, SOPs and protocols.

What will be covered? 

During this webinar series high-resolution videos will be utilized to demonstrate a variety of surgical procedures listed below from castrations to catheterization techniques in mice. This training will include the proper selection, usage, and handling of applicable surgical instruments and equipment.  Emphasis will be on learning practical skills and methods from experienced surgeons. By the end of this webinar series, participants will be better able implement variety of surgical techniques in order to plan and perform research experiments with their own mouse models.

Participants will learn the following topics through images and videos:

  1. Choosing the appropriate instrumentation and equipment for a variety of surgical mouse procedures
  2. Surgical procedures demonstrated will include
    1. Castration
    2. Overiectomy
    3. Ovarian Transplantation
    4. Stem Cell Transplantation
    5. Hysterectomy
    6. Vasectomy
    7. Nephrectomy
    8. Splenectomy
    9. Partial hepectomy
    10. Adrenalectomy
    11. Thymectomy
    12. Jugular Vein Catheterization
    13. Carotid Artery Catheterization
    14. Femoral Artery Catheterization
    15. Femoral Vein Catheterization

Faculty:

Szczepan Baran, VMD, MS
President
Veterinary Bioscience Institute
&
Course Director
Online Masters of Laboratory Animal Medicine
Drexel University College of Medicine

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Dr. Szczepan Baran


Marcel Perret-Gentil, DVM, MS
University Veterinarian & Director
Laboratory Animal Resources Center
The University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
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Dr. Marcel_Perret_Gentil

 

This webinar meets the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS), Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science (CALAS), and Academy of Surgical Science (ASR) requirements for Continuing Education Units. Each participant will receive Certificates of Attendance.

This program has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 4 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Contact Ann Sproul (annsproul@vetbiotech.com)for further information.


Individual Pricing :
$199 (per person) for for-profit institutions or
$199 (per person) for non-profit.

Groups[*] of 2-4 individuals :
$299 (per group) for for-profit institutions or
$299 (per group) for non-profit.

Groups[*] of 5 or more individuals :
$399 (per group) for for-profit institutions or
$399 (per group) for non-profit.

Technical requirements:


[*] - Group registration receives a license to view webinar on one computer/monitor

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VBI’s courses and workshops also meet the requirements for
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