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Anesthetic Drugs: Utilizing the Biggest & Best for Your Patients

Veterinary technicians are asked to administer drugs and induce anesthesia on a daily basis. Although we are not prescribing the drugs, we should understand why certain drugs are used, how they affect the patient,  what side effects could occur, how long the drugs take to become effective, and when they should be administered postoperatively for pain. Being knowledgeable about anesthetic drugs gives you the power to provide better patient care!Please note: If you were an attendee at this...

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Highly Successful Techniques Simply Using Local and Regional Anesthetics

Ralph C. Harvey, DVM, MS, DACVAA, says nothing has changed more in his last 10 years in practice than the increased use of local anesthetics. In this course, Dr. Harvey covers analgesic therapies currently available, popular applications for loco-regional anesthesia, advances in local anesthetics and more. (This course was originally presented as a session at AAHA Tampa 2015.)

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Advanced Anesthetic Techniques in Dogs & Cats

Advanced pain management techniques such as local and regional blocks, analgesic constant rate infusions and epidural anesthesia/analgesia can be incorporated into almost any clinical setting. You do not need to work in a specialty referral hospital or academic institution to utilize and effectively perform advanced pain management techniques. Controlling pain in small animals is extremely important.  The use of epidural anesthesia/analgesia and constant rate infusions (CRIs)of analgesic...

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My Favorite Anesthetic Protocols Part 2

This course is composed of three short sessions from the NAVC Conference 2016's  My Favorite Anesthetic Protocols Symposium. Sedation and Anesthesia in Canine Mitral Insufficiency: Reviews and discusses different considerations when sedating or anesthetizing dogs with mitral valve disease and insufficiency.Pain Management in Large Soft Tissue Resection:   Covers an evidence-based soft-tissue resection pain-management protocol based on the principles found in...

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My Favorite Anesthetic Protocols Part 3

This course is composed of three short sessions from the NAVC Conference 2016's My Favorite Anesthetic Protocols Symposium. Sedation and Anesthesia of Cats with DCM/HCM:  Cats with DCM/HCM can be difficult to safely sedate and anesthetize. Learn what to use and what to avoid during treatment. Sedation and Anesthesia in the Geriatric Patient:  Optimal anesthetic management plays an important role in the delivery of veterinary care for our geriatric  animal...

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My Favorite Anesthetic Protocols Part 1

This course is composed of three short sessions from the NAVC Conference 2016's My Favorite Anesthetic Protocols Symposium. Sedating the Poisoned Pet: Learn from a variety of experts who share sedation/anesthetic/pain management techniques, drugs, and protocols for a specific type of case or condition. Topics include: Physiopathological considerations before attempting sedation/anesthesia, alterations based on which protocol is chosen, drugs and dosages, delivery methods, monitoring, recovery...

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Anestesia y las cardiopatías más comunes en perros y gatos

Las cardiopatías resultan comunes en pacientes que requieren anestesia y los fármacos empleados para ello suelen tener un impacto relevante, pudiendo ser la interferencia relevante. Se discuten las principales consideraciones anestésicas de cardiopatías comunes como la insuficiencia valvular, la cardiomiopatía dilatada, las estenosis pulmonar y aórtica, y la cardiomiopatía hipertrófica. Se revisa la selección adecuada de fármacos para producir la anestesia y dar soporte cardiovascular.Este...

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Pre-emptive Sedation - Making the Fear Disappear

A new emphasis on pain-free, stress-free, and fear-free clinical practice is sweeping our profession. We'll discuss practical and easily adopted procedures and techniques to move in this wonderful and rewarding direction.Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Supported and produced by educational...

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Preanesthesia: Only You Can Prevent

Learn everything you need to know to conduct a successful anesthetic event.  Key Takeaways:Preventing anesthetic complications can be accomplished with good preanesthetic planning and protocolsComponents of prevention      -- Patient assessment        -- Patient handling        -- Checklists and protocolsWhen using an opioid, consider adding Cerenia to your preanesthetic protocolCreated and...

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Sedation and Anesthetic Protocols: Individualized Medicine

We all have our favorite techniques and there is so much safety that can come with familiarity. We'll discuss some of our favorites and some of yours to carefully consider and develop new options with great benefits.Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Supported and produced by educational grants...

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