WSVMA presents April 11 CE program Tips and Tricks for Small Animal Surgery

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Join us on Sunday, April 11, 2021, at 12 pm for one of our premier DVM: Masterclass Intensives, featuring Heather Knapp-Hoch, DVM, DACVS, and sponsored by Lakefield Veterinary Group. The first two lectures in this program series will focus on wound healing and advances in wound care that can be used in a clinical setting. It will address decision-making processes in wound treatment and what products are available to help expedite wound healing. It will also discuss surgical options that can be employed to help close large wounds that may be difficult to utilize basic closure techniques. The last two lectures will focus on tips and tricks that can be utilized by veterinarians interested in the surgical management of pathology that affects both the gastrointestinal system in cats and dogs as well as the urinary tract system in cats.

Dr. Knapp-Hoch is a board-certified small animal surgeon. She completed her veterinary degree in 2007 when she graduated from Washington State University. GO COUGS!!! She made her way to Cornell where she completed a small animal rotating internship and small animal surgical residency. She received board certification in 2015. After her residency, she worked both in academics as a clinical instructor and in private practice. Recently she joined Lakefield Veterinary Group and has started the first Specialty Practice on the Peninsula. She is happy to be home in the PNW and is thrilled to lead her team at Puget Sound Veterinary Specialist. She has a special interest in Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Oncology, and Arthroscopy. When she is not working she enjoys all things outdoors and spending time with her husband and 2 little girls.

The program will be held online via Zoom and will provide four (4) hours of high-quality continuing education. Registration is $59 for members. The webinar will be recorded so even if you can’t watch on Sunday, sign up and you’ll be provided access to the recordings to watch at your leisure.

Note: Through the end of 2021, the Veterinary Board of Governors has removed the limitation on the number of pre-recorded webinars that qualify for your total CE hours.


Posted March 19, 2021