Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease


eCPD Tutorial – unlimited lifetime access!



Course Summary

This 30 minute eCPD tutorial is designed to help nurses understand the pathology of cruciate disease, how it is diagnosed and will also cover several common treatment options.


Areas covered include:


  • Anatomy of the stifle
  • Causes of cruciate rupture
  • Reaching a diagnosis, including imaging
  • Common surgical procedures (extracapsular stabilisation and TPLO)
  • Peri and Post-operative care


Course Tutor

Chris Morris  BVSc, Cert(SAS), MRCVS


Attendance Certificate

This tutorial is worth 30 minutes of CPD.


Course Notes

Unfortunately, course notes are not available with this tutorial.


Upon purchase, the tutorial will be immediately available to view from ‘My Courses’ (along with your course notes, if available).  Every eCPD tutorial now comes with lifelong access, so you can view the tutorial as may times as you like, with no time limits!


If you make any personal notes during the tutorial using ‘take notes’, these will be saved, along with your certificate and CPD record for permanent access in ‘My Courses’.



This eCPD tutorial is worth 30 minutes of CPD.


A certificate will be available from the ‘My Courses’ section, for you to download and print, once you have completed the tutorial.  A permanent record of your total CPD hours will also be recorded in your account section.



Chris Morris


RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery, Park Veterinary Group Referrals

Chris graduated from the University of Bristol in 2001 and he worked as a mixed general practitioner for four years in North Wales and Rugby before joining the Park Veterinary Group in 2005 to concentrate on small animal work. He gained the RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2009 and is a recognised RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery. He currently leads the surgical aspect of the referral department for both orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery, as well as imaging at the Park Veterinary Group.



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