Anesthesia: Advancing Small Animal Procedures and Protocols Part One and Part Two are available in open enrollment format – students may register at any time to start their personal course session. These are partner courses designed to provide an in-depth review of the anesthetic management of dogs and cats across such considerations as species, age, breed, and other considerations like trauma and pre-existing disease. Part One covers the regulation of acid-base balance and fluid therapy, drug selection from the viewpoint of procedure-related factors, the anesthesia and immobilization of small mammals like laboratory rodents, pocket pets and non-domesticated/exotic patients, and special procedures such as ocular, cesarean, trauma and the critically ill, neonatal and geriatric, dental and orthopedic. Part Two continues with considerations for patients with cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease and airway compromise. It also addresses neurological disease, endocrine disorders, renal disease and liver disease as well as factors involved in anesthesia emergencies and accidents including high-risk patients, cardiovascular emergencies like cardiac arrest, respiratory insufficiency, delayed recovery. Each course is RACE approved for 25 CE hours for both veterinarians and credentialed veterinary technicians. Mary Ellen Goldberg, BS, CVT, VMT, LAAS, SRA instructs.
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