Pain Management in the Critical Patient

Sunday, May 13, 2018
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

This lecture will examine how important proper pain management is for critical patients. We will discuss analgesic options for specific cases such as trauma patients, emergency caesarian patients, and urethral obstruction patients. This lecture will allow technicians to weigh all analgesic options (analgesic drugs as well as alternative therapies) when creating plan for a critical patient.

Program Track:  Veterinary Technician

CE Credits:  1.5

Available To:  All Attendees

Fee:  $0.00

Speaker(s)

Tasha McNerney CVT, CVPP, VTS (Anesthesia)

Tasha has worked as a CVT at Rau Animal Hospital in Glenside, PA for 14 years as an O.R. / Anesthesia technician. In 2015 Tasha became a Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner, and together with the IVAPM created the Pet Pain Awareness campaign which has designated September as the month for animal pain awareness and prevention. In 2016 Tasha received her VTS in Anesthesia.