Pre-Congress Workshops

Pre-Congress Workshops

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WAVMA AQUATIC MEDICINE WETLAB WORKSHOP

A workshop that will provide hands-on experience in the care and handling of fish species. This session will review a variety of handling, restraint, sample collection techniques and other techniques focusing on fish species.

Date and Time: 

Monday, 24 September, 10:00

Location:

Temasek Polytechnic 

Instructors:

Dr. Richmond Loh, Dr. Julius Tepper & Dr. Nick Saint-Erne 

Learning Objectives:

This introductory laboratory will provide hands-on experiences for veterinarians, technicians and other support personnel involved in the care and handling of fish species.  This basic hands-on workshop will review a variety of handling, restraint, sample collection techniques and other techniques focusing on fish species.  This is training for practices wanting to enhance their practice by adding fish or for those who need to update their skills with fish species.  Restraint, medication administration, and sampling techniques will be demonstrated by faculty and performed by students.

Interactive labs are meant to educate graduate veterinarians and veterinary technicians in state of the art techniques involving clinical procedures applicable to animal health and animal well-being. The advancement of knowledge resulting from these interactive laboratory venues shall improve the clinical care expertise and technical skills of the participant, the end result of which is improved veterinary medical care.

Fee: USD 250

 

PRACTICAL DENTISTRY WORKSHOP 

This half-day workshop will start with a 60-minute lecture looking at traditional methods of surgical extraction and comparing this to a new minimally invasive technique, using an automated periotome. The lecture will also discuss the importance of pre and post-extraction intraoral radiographs, and the management of extraction complications.

Following the lecture, in the 'hands-on' component of the workshop, attendees will master correct methods of raising a soft tissue flap and perform surgical extractions of the canine and carnassial teeth on one side of the mouth and then contrast and compare this with the use of a new minimally invasive automated periotome used for the same teeth on the other side of the mouth.  Throughout the workshop, attendees will be well supported and receive expert guidance from a team of highly qualified educators.

Date and Time:

Monday, 24 September, 08:30-12:30

Location:

Temasek Polytechnic 

Instructors:

Dr. Anthony Caiafa BDSc,BVSc,MACVSC

Dr. Jerzy Gawor DVM PhD
Fellow, Academy of Veterinary Dentistry
Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College
Diplomate, European Veterinary Dental College
EBVS European Veterinary Specialist in Dentistry

Learning Objectives:

Successfully master correct methods of raising a soft tissue flap, perform tooth extractions using both current and the latest technique. Identify, avoid or correct potential complications arising from tooth extractions. Utilise appropriate tools to diagnose the need for tooth extraction and to further use these tools during and after tooth extraction. Understand and develop skills in a new minimally invasive approach to tooth extractions.

Offer patients faster extractions, quicker healing times and less discomfort than traditional extraction techniques.

Pre-requisite to be able to register for this program:

Veterinarians with skills in surgical extraction technique.

Program:

Lecture: 08:30-09:30 -Dr. Anthony Caiafa

Hands on Workshop: 10:00-12:30 - Dr. Jerzy Gawor

Registration: 

Monday, 24 September, 08:00

Fee: USD 450

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