New JVME Study:

Training Veterinary Students to Perform Ovariectomy Using the MOOSE Spay Model With Traditional Method Versus the Dowling Spay Retractor™.

Study Abstract:

“Educators understand the importance of developing safe and effective methods to teach veterinary students basic surgical skills. Ovariectomy is a procedure that employs many of the skills agreed to be vital for a newly graduated veterinarian. This study endeavored to compare two methods to teach ovariectomy on a model based on assessment of procedure time and skill performance scores. Students’ opinions regarding their experience are also reported. Students performed the Dowling Spay Retractor™ method more quickly (p<0>