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Fundamentals of Rodent Surgery Webinar presented by the Veterinary Bioscience Institute

The Veterinary Bioscience Institute is proud to announce the successful presentation of the Fundamentals of Rodent Surgery Webinar on January 2nd, 2013.

Jan. 13, 2013 - PRLog -- The Veterinary Bioscience Institute is proud to announce the successful presentation of the Fundamentals of Rodent Surgery Webinar on January 2nd, 2013.  This is a popular webinar because it is comprehensive enough for beginning rodent surgeons, but yet the breadth and depth of material is extensive so that seasoned rodent surgeons will find valuable material in this presentation.  

Some of the topics covered in this webinar were; rodent surgery regulations, guidlines, requirements and definitions, aseptic technique, surgical preparation, instrument selection and handling, suture use and selection, magnification, ergonomics, tissue handling and dissection and body wall and skin closure.

This webinar was designed for scientists and support staff, veterinary technicians, veterinarians, institutional animal care and use committee members responsible for preparing rodents for surgeries, performing or assisting in rodent surgical procedures, performing and assisting with rodent peri- and post-operative care, developing and reviewing rodent surgery policies, SOPs and protocols, and managing rodent surgery programs.

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 2 Certificates of Attendance.

This webinar has been reviewed by the AAVSB RACE and approved for 2 continuing education credits for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program at race@aavsb.org should you have any comments/concerns regarding this program's validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.

Participants in this webinar were:

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

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

Panelists :

Matthew Flegal, BS, SRS
Anesthesia and Surgery
Genzyme Corporation

Jennifer C. Smith, DVM, DACLAM
Veterinary Sciences Department 
Taconic Farms, Inc.

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