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17 May 2018 09:30 - 17 May 2018 17:00

How to close that hole!

Bridgwater and Albion RFC , College Way, Bath Road Bridgwater Somerset, TA6 4TZ

Nick Bacon will help to improve confidence in oncological surgical planning, with particular emphasis on wound closure (both for oncological cases and traumatic wounds)

Reconstructive surgery -  how much to remove and how to close the wound

09.30 - 09.45     Group introductions
09.45 - 10.45     Introduction to skin tumour surgery
10.45 – 11.15     Surgical planning for skin tumours – how to decide how much surgery we need
11.15 - 11.30     Tea/coffee
11.30 - 12.00     Surgical planning for skin tumours – how to decide how much surgery we need Pt II
12.00 - 13.00     Reconstruction of large skin defects after tumour excision
13.00 - 14.00     Lunch
14.00 - 15.00     Margins for mast cell tumours, lipomas, mammary tumours and other tumours you are not 100% sure about
15.00 - 15.30     Reconstructive surgery in the cat
15.30 - 15.45     Tea/coffee
15.45 - 16.00     Reconstructive surgery in the cat Pt II
16.00 - 17.00     Resection and reconstruction techniques when treating tumours of the digits and feet
17.00                 Finish

Speaker: Nick Bacon MA VetMB CertVR CertSAS DECVS DACVS MRCVS

Intended for Veterinary Surgeons

Terms and Conditions: All courses must be paid for in full at the time of booking.

To qualify for an applicable refund, cancellations must emailed to or requested by telephone on 01452 726700. With over 30 days’ notice we will refund 70% of the course fee.  With between 15-30 days’ notice we will refund 50% of the course fee.  No refunds will be provided for cancellations with notice of 14 days or less, however if we are able to resell your place on the course we will provide a full refund.

BSAVA reserves the right to alter the programme or the speaker should this become necessary due to unavoidable circumstances.  BSAVA reserves the right to cancel a course due to unforeseen circumstances.  Registrants should note that the BSAVA member's rate applies only when the person attending the course is a member of the Association.  To qualify for the reduced member's rate for courses, non-members must join BSAVA prior to the course.

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