Webinar Series – New Developments in Equine Wound Care (Part 1)

Venue: On-Demand Webinar Series
Contact Hours: 8 Hours
Course Language: English
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Webinar Series – New Developments in Equine Wound Care – Part 1 (Recorded June 2020)


Book Part 1 (Webinar Series) & Part 2 (Panel Discussion) together and receive a discount!


This webinar series focusses on decision-making and state-of-the-art treatment strategies for injured horses covering current topics like skin grafting techniques, the use of maggots, leaches, therapeutic laser, shockwave, aquatic & radiofrequency therapy.  The panel of highly experienced surgeons who have dedicated a significant portion of their careers to equine wound care, will cover the following topics through well-illustrated lectures and case presentations:

  • How wounds heal and why they don’t (Physiology and impediments to healing)
  • Wound Debridement – Getting it right and what’s new…
  • Need a little help? – Maggots, Leaches and more 
  • Vacuum-Assisted Wound Healing
  • Primary Wound Closure – Making it stretch…(Tension relieving techniques, skin mobilization,flaps & expansion)
  • Skin Grafting – Island, Sheet & MEEK      
  • Bandaging, Splinting & Casting
  • Wound Dressings – Does it really matter which one I choose?
  • When the wound is not simple – Management Options for Chronic Wounds (incl. 2nd vs. 3rd Intention healing)
  • NSAIDs & Antimicrobials – Are they required in the wounded horse and how do you deliver them
  • Ancillary Therapeutic Modalities – Therapeutic Laser, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Shockwave Therapy, Aquatic Therapy & Radiofrequency Therapy
  • Wound Triage Case-Discussions – Challenging Cases


Webinar Series Registration:   Once you have registered and upon payment, you will receive the link to access the on-demand recording for a period of 8 weeks. The registration fee includes extensive electronic course notes.  If you wish to receive a Certificate of Attendance after having viewed the webinar, please get in touch with us and we will send it to you electronically.  After having taken and passed a multiple-choice question quiz, an additional certificate can be provided which confirms that the quiz was successfully completed. This certificate may then be used to request accreditation points from your local governing body / Veterinary Medical Association.

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    Patrick Pollock
    BVMS, PhD, CertES(Soft Tissue), Dipl.ECVS, FHEA, FRCVS

    United Kingdom

    European & RCVS Specialist in Equine Surgery
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    Patrick qualified from the University of Glasgow, Scotland in 1998 and after a spell in mixed general practice in North East Scotland undertook an Internship and Residency in Large Animal Surgery at University College Dublin, Ireland followed by a Lectureship in Large Animal Surgery at the same institution.  He became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2004. Following this Patrick worked as senior surgeon in the Large Animal Hospital at the University of Copenhagen Dublin before returning to The Weipers Centre Equine Hospital, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland as Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery. Patrick recently took on the post of Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh.

    Patrick has recently performed surgery across the UK, and in Ireland, Scandinavia, France, the USA, the Middle East and Africa. He has taken the lead in development of dynamic overground endoscopy, and has clinical interests in minimally invasive surgery, standing surgery, wound healing and all aspects of performance investigation and the equine upper airway. Patrick is a consultant to the Veterinary Wound Healing Library and has published widely in books and peer-reviewed veterinary journals and lectures regularly at national and international courses/conferences on equine surgery. In addition Patrick has an interest in working equidae and has travelled widely in the developing world providing clinical training for local veterinary surgeons and animal owners.
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    Dylan Gorvy
    BSc, BVSc, PhD, CertES(Soft Tissue), Dipl.ECVS


    European Specialist in Equine Veterinary Surgery
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    Dylan studied veterinary science at Bristol University, in the UK. Following an internship in equine surgery at the Royal Veterinary College in London, he moved to Manchester where he investigated the role of growth factors in abdominal adhesion formation. After completing his PhD in 2003, he undertook a three-year surgical residency at Liverpool University, before moving to Sweden with his wife and three children.

    Dylan works as a surgeon at Mälaren Hästklinik, one of busiest hospitals in Skandinavia. He is a recognised European specialist in equine surgery, having obtained the Diploma in 2008 (Dipl. ECVS). He has lectured internationally in equine wound management.

    Since December 2020, he has been working as chief surgeon at the equine clinic at Uppsala University.

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