- Choosing an anaesthetic and analgesic protocol for routine and complicated cases
- Cardiovascular support in the anaesthetised equine
- Respiratory support in the anaesthetised equine
- Special situations including anaesthesia of foals, donkeys, pregnant mares and other difficult cases
About this course
Do you dread having to anaesthetise a horse in your practice? Or would you like to improve your equine anaesthetic management?
This online course will cover some of the key areas of equine anaesthesia. The course will cover pain assessment and analgesia, routine anaesthetic protocols, cardiovascular and respiratory support under anaesthesia and anaesthesia of problem or challenging cases (such as foals and donkeys).
The case discussions will improve your reflective skills and encourage audit of your own practice, which is a critical learning area for those who are enrolled in relevant CertAVP modules.
Why do this course?
You will improve your ability to anaesthetise a horse safely and increase your confidence when dealing with challenging equine anaesthetics.
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, supplementary reading material and tutor-moderated online discussion forums Course length: Four weeks
Relevant to CertAVP module: Equine Anaesthesia and Analgesia (C-VA.2)
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 5th September
Wednesday 12th September
Wednesday 19th September
Wednesday 26th September
Kate Borer-Weir, BVSc PhD DVA DipECVAA FHEA MRCVS
European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia