The negative physiological effects of poorly controlled pain are well documented and as veterinarians we recognise the importance of using effective pain relief strategies both with respect to disease management, patient care and well-being.
This course is ideal for vets who want to brush up on their knowledge of analgesics and be updated on the latest techniques available for managing acute and chronic pain in small animals. It aims to develop your knowledge and clinical decision making by providing an update and review of drug efficacy and administration techniques, as well as taking an evidence based approach to the use of ‘off-label’ opioids.
By successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
A better understanding of pain, its physiology, assessment and the evaluation of the efficacy of pain relief
A better understanding of the clinical pharmacology of key analgesics including opioids, non-steroidals and local anaesthetics
Reviewed a number of implementation techniques including: infusion techniques, local anaesthetic techniques and nerve blocks
Gained an understanding the issues faced in multi modal analgesia
This course includes:
Videos, photographs, case studies and other useful resources
Self-assessed multiple choice quizzes to test your knowledge and understanding
A discussion forum for conversation, debate and information exchange with your peers and tutors
An electronic certificate available for download upon successful completion of the course
The estimated time to complete this course is 10 hours and it will be open for 4 weeks.
|Recent Grad / Part-time Member||$289|
|Non-member / eMember||$578|