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Introduction to Patella Luxation

June 23-24, 2024

This introductory course teaches the fundamentals of diagnosing and grading medially luxating patella, and develops skills for its surgical treatment based on etiology and pathology. The two-day laboratory focuses on managing grade 2 patella luxation, improving sulcoplasty and tibial tuberosity transposition techniques, and includes discussions on co-managing with cruciate ligament injury and treating grades 3 to 4.

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Date: June 23-24, 2024

Venue: Viticus Group, Oquendo Center | Las Vegas, NV
Category: Orthopedic Surgery
Enrollment Capacity: 24
CE Hours: 16
Cost: $2,500
Instructors: Donald Hulse, DVM, DACVS, DECVS, Kenneth Bruecker, DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR

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LAB INSTRUCTORS

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Don Hulse, DVM, DACVS, DECVS

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Kenneth Bruecker, DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR

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Hotel Accommodations and Travel

Viticus Group’s official lodging partner is

Residence Inn by Marriott
2190 Olympic Avenue
Henderson, Nevada 89014
(702) 434-2700

Special lodging discounts are available to participants attending courses at the Viticus Center. Please make these arrangements once you have purchased your course by calling (702) 434-2700 and be sure to mention that you are attending a course at the Viticus Center.  

To make a reservation online with our discounted rate, please click here. 

PACKING TIPS

- Scrubs are available upon your arrival if needed.
- Closed-toe shoes are required during labs.
- A light sweater for indoor areas.
- Plenty of sunscreen.
- Electronic charging device to power up.
- Valid ID - We highly recommend you carry your ID at all times in Las Vegas.

Residence Inn by Marriott
2190 Olympic Avenue
Henderson, Nevada 89014
(702) 434-2700


Courtyard Lodging + Travel Includes: 

Airport Pick up: Available on request, 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Please contact the hotel at (702) 434-2700 once you've retrieved your luggage, and Residence Inn will let you know where to wait for the Shuttle.

Transportation from the Residence Inn to the Harry Reid Airport

You will need to sign up at the front desk. These shuttles run once an hour. They will ask you to sign up no less than 2 hours before expected departure.

TRANSPORTATION

Viticus Group transportation includes shuttle pick-up at the Residence Inn 45 minutes prior to the start of your course start time and a short ride to the Viticus Center. At the close of each day, our shuttle will take you back to the Hotel.

Last Day Transportation: Shuttle provided both to the airport, and back to the Hotel. (Luggage storage available on campus)

If you are a Las Vegas local, or are driving yourself to the course, please arrive to the Oquendo Campus 30 minutes before the start time.

** Please refer to the agenda and email updates for transportation times.**



Public transportation in Las Vegas is limited.

If you are staying somewhere other than our preferred partner, you will need to arrange for your transportation to and from the Viticus Center. If you are renting a car, Mandalay Bay, Luxor, and several other hotels on the strip may charge for parking. Other transportation options for getting around are taxi service, Uber and Lyft.

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Introduction to Patella Luxation

June 23-24, 2024

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