Your New Favorite Analgesic: Using Alpha 2's

Sunday, May 13, 2018
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

This lecture will look at the available alpha-2 agonists and why they are so valuable in veterinary medicine. Topics to be discussed will include: understanding mechanism of action, when to use an alpha-2, proper patient selection and drug calculation, and new ways to use this fascinating class of drugs.

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.