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​AOVET organizes many events, including courses, seminars, and symposia. While courses always contain both practical exercises and lectures, seminars and symposia are lecture-based. Group discussions can be part of any teaching format.

Prerequisites: Participation in a Principles course is required prior to participation in Advance courses.

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AOVET Course—Masters Course on Advanced Osteotomy - Small Animal

The  Masters Course on Advanced Osteotomy – Small Animal  focuses on various osteotomy techniques based on the CORA principles that are performed in small animal surgical practice.  Topics to be discussed include corrective osteotomy of angular limb deformity of the radius and ulna and femoral and tibial osteotomy for patellar luxation correction. This is a very interactive course that focuses on planning and execution of the correction of deformities that can be applied to any bone. The latest


AOVET Course—Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management

The  Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management  course is designed to provide participants with a basic, fundamental knowledge of bone healing and how it can be favorably influenced through internal fixation of fractures. The scientific principles of fracture repair and their practical application to the clinical situation are presented in lectures and hands-on laboratory sessions. Techniques that are critical to a successful surgical outcome, such as soft tissue handling and bone grafting


AOVET Equine Masters Seminar - Management of Orthopaedic Disorders in the Foal

This intensive two-day course builds upon the foundation of fracture repair taught in the  AOVET Equine Principles and Advanced Courses. The focus of this  Equine Masters Seminar  is on techniques for reconstruction of complicated fractures in the foal.  The lectures will include management of complicated physeal and long bone fractures in the foal as well as distal metacarpal, olecranon, tibial and femoral fractures.  Time for discussion and radiographic review of complicated cases will be


AOVET Course—Veterinary Small Animal MIO