- Pain physiology and pain assessment
- Opioids, other drugs to use when these don’t work – including ketamine, tramadol and gabapentin
- Local anaesthetic drugs and techniques
About this course
Many of the patients you see every day in practice will be in pain. Are you doing the best for them? Would you like to improve your ability to assess and treat pain?
This Webinar Plus course aims to equip participants with a thorough knowledge of small animal pain, its deleterious effects on patients and approaches to its assessment. The course will then explore the treatment options available for both practice and home use together with their advantages and disadvantages. Real case examples will be used to reinforce the practical nature of pain medicine.
Why do this course?
You will learn recent advances in pain assessment and treatment that you can start to use in your practice the following day – improving analgesia options in your practice before the course has finished!
Course format: A mixture of two-hour weekly webinars (which can be viewed live and/or as recorded versions throughout the course), online self- assessment quizzes, case discussions, supplementary reading material and tutor-moderated online discussion forums
Course length: Four weeks
Relevant to CertAVP modules: Small Animal Anaesthesia and Analgesia (C-VA.1), Critical Care and Analgesia (C-ECC.1).
The webinars will run on the following dates from 1.00pm to 3.00pm GMT including a 30 minute registration and familiarisation period prior to the commencement of the lecture.
Wednesday 6th June
Wednesday 13th June
Wednesday 20th June
Wednesday 27th June
Kate Borer-Weir, BVSc PhD DVA DipECVAA FHEA MRCVS
European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia