AO VET NA Courses and Events Overview

Take a look at upcoming offerings for AO VET North America

In-person events

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AO VET NA Blended Course—Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management
Date: April 10, 2024 - April 12, 2024 

The AO VET Course - Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management 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.
Credits available: RACE 
Venue: Columbus, Ohio, USA 
Course Level: Basics

 

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AO VET NA Blended Course—Advanced Techniques in Small Animal Fracture Management with Wet Lab
Date: April 10, 2024 - April 12, 2024 

The AO VET NA Advanced Techniques in Small Animal Fracture Management with Wet Lab course expands upon the concepts presented in the AO VET Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management course and adds new subjects for discussion with both dry and wet lab experiences.  
Credits available: RACE 
Venue: Columbus, Ohio, USA 
Course Level: Advanced
 
 
 

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AO VET NA Blended Course—Principles in Equine Fracture Management
Date: April 10, 2024 - April 12, 2024

The AO VET NA Course - Principles in Equine Fracture Management will bring together the latest information and technique innovations on the internal fixation of equine fractures.  Starting with the biologic and biomechanical properties of the internal fixation methods, the groundwork will be laid for understanding the concepts and techniques of internal fixation in equine surgery.
Credits available: RACE 
Venue: Columbus, Ohio, USA 
Course Level: Basics
 

 
 
 

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AO VET NA Course—Surgical Approaches and Soft Tissue Reconstruction Techniques for Fractures Repair in the Dog (with canine anatomical specimens)
Date: April 13, 2024 - April 14, 2024 

 
The focus of this 2-day course, which utilizes canine anatomic specimens, will be learning the approaches to the four main long bones and pelvis of the dog for fracture management.
Credits available: RACE 
Venue: Columbus, Ohio, USA 
Course Level: Principles
 
 

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AO VET NA Course—Spotlight Series: Canine Simple and Complex Fractures Affecting the Elbow Joint (with anatomical specimens)
Date: April 13, 2024 - April 14, 2024  

This course focuses on the fractures affecting the elbow joint with emphasis on treatment of humeral condylar fractures in dogs. Participants will learn appropriate preoperative planning, perioperative decision making, operative techniques, and postoperative management in a highly interactive environment involving pre-course online modules, course lectures, case and panel discussions, and hands-on laboratory sessions.
Credits available: RACE 
Venue: Columbus, Ohio, USA 
Course Level: Other
 
 

AO VET NA Blended Course—Operative Treatment of Veterinary Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction (with animal anatomical specimens)

Date: August 8, 2024 - August 10, 2024

 

This course addresses current and newer techniques / innovative concepts of maxillofacial trauma and fracture repair – utilizing techniques that respect the local anatomy (dentition and related structures) as well as maintaining orthopedic first principles of fracture repair.  The goal of this course is to provide enhanced background training on dental structures, their physiology and their role in aiding or impeding fracture fixation.

 

Credits available: RACE

Venue: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Course Level: Other

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AO VET NA Blended Course—Principles of Small Animal Fracture Management
Date: September 30 – October 2, 2024 

The AO VET Course - Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management 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.
Credits available: RACE 
Venue: Glendale, Arizona, USA 
Course Level: Basics

 
 

AO VET NA Masters Course—Feline Orthopedics (with feline orthopedic specimens)
Date: October 3 - 4, 2024 

This course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive knowledge of specific feline orthopedic diseases and the clinical signs associated with them through the precourse module as well as onsite lectures and interactive sessions. Both non-surgical and surgical treatment modalities will be discussed and demonstrated in hands-on laboratory sessions and case-based discussions. Emphasis will be placed on challenging conditions commonly encountered in cats and circumstances where therapeutics may differ to those universally employed in canine patients.    Credits available: RACE 
Credits available: RACE 
Venue: Glendale, Arizona, USA 
Course Level: Masters
 

 
 

Standalone online events

Topic Faculty Date Time* Registration / Recording
Cutting Edge Techniques for Reconstruction of Maxillofacial Injuries Drs. Snyder, Arzi, Gonzalez March 13, 2024 8:00 PM Register
 Osseous Cyst Like Lesions (Equine) Dr. Glass June 5, 2024  8:00 PM  Register

 

*Eastern Time (GMT-4:00)