Optimize your basic surgical techniques. For veterinarians and technicians.

Surgical Site Infections (SSI) are a burden to the practice of surgery. They lead to increased hospital stay, extended use of antimicrobials, extra wound care all resulting in increased cost, unhappy owners and frustrated vets. Although often difficult to treat, most surgical infections are rather easy to prevent. No pathogen has yet developed resistance to proper aseptic technique, and applying the proper basics of surgery are our best tool in the prevention of SSI.

The science and techniques in the basics of surgery have also evolved and up to date methods in surgical preparation of personnel and patients are now available.

This one-day course aims at refreshing old and introducing new concepts and techniques in SSI prevention. It is directed to the entire veterinary team, both surgeons and technicians, since it will only be together that we will succeed.

KURSUSINDHOLD:
Theory
Surgical Site Infection Prevention in Veterinary Medicine.
Up to date hand hygiene in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery.
Gowns, gloves, drapes and masks: materials and technicity.
Procedure packs: benefits and downsides. Something to consider?
Handling of sharps.
Use of checklists in surgery.

Practicals
Practical Hand Asepsis.
Gowning and gloving: techniques and training.

DELTAGERE:
Small animal and equine veterinarians and technicians who want a state of the art knowledge about preventing surgical site infections.

KURSUSSPROG:
Engelsk

TID:
14, december 2017 kl. 9.00 – 16.30

STED:
VeterinærBranchens KompetenceCenter, E-VET, Ole Rømers Vej 26, 6100 Haderslev

UNDERVISER:
Denis Verwilghen DVM, MSc, PhD, DES, Dipl ECVS, European Veterinary Specialist in Equine Surgery
Charlotte Juul, Medline Industries

PRIS:
3.400,- DKK + VAT. Price includes all meals and hotel.

KURSUS NR.: 375

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