Places still available for first CPD event at University of Glasgow on 20 October, on use of platelet growth factors, with second on class IV lasers in Reading on 8 November.

VBS Direct will be hosting two CPD events for clinicians using Class IV lasers and platelet growth factors in veterinary practice.

The first event, “Regenerative therapy – the use of platelet growth factors in veterinary practice”, will be held at the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine on 21 October.

Key learning points

  • The use of regenerative therapies for the treatment of tendon, ligament and joint injuries
  • The science behind the use of cell therapy in small animals – stem cells and plasma rich platelet therapy (PRP)
  • When to consider using PRP in your patients
  • The use of PRP in practice, including blood sampling, filtration, removal of platelet factor concentrate and patient administration

The second event on 8 November at the Best Western Calcot Hotel in Reading will focus on the use of Class IV lasers.

Key learning points

  • The science behind laser therapy
  • Clinical benefits of laser therapy for patients
  • Practical implementation of laser therapy in practice
  • Financial returns of laser therapy

For more information and to register for either course, see the news section at

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