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  • Annual courses for preparation to the examinations

    1. Preparation course for the FRCA

    2. Basic Sciences Anaesthetic Course

    3. Mersey School of Anaesthesia

  • Lectures available

    1. Workshop on Laboratory Animal Anaesthesia and Perioperative Care. (Paul Flecknell & Eddie Clutton; Newcastle; 28/09/2015 to 30/09/2015)

    2. Ketamine: Exploring various aspects of the drug

  • Additional Education

    1. Certified Small Animal/Equine Acupuncture Course 2016 (held in Escorial-Madrid, Spain) by www.mvtc.es
  • Webinars

    1. R.A.C.E.-approved webinar
      Anesthesia and Analgesia in Reptiles

      Presenter: Javier Nevarez, DVM, PhD, DACZM, DECZM (Herpetology)
      September 25, 2016 - 4 pm EDT (UTC-4)

      The study of anesthesia and analgesia in reptiles has significantly expanded and there is readily available information in the literature to help make sound clinical decisions for these patients. While reptiles are often thought of as stoic animals that do not show many behavioral changes, this is a misconception and anyone working with them should become familiar with the signs of pain and discomfort. It is also important to remember that the analgesic effect provided by general anesthesia is short lived, up to the point of recovery, and analgesic protocols must be instituted in all case when painful stimuli is unavoidable. We must think of anesthesia and analgesia as being two different components of one modality, both being essential for its success.

      Lecture Objectives will include:

      • Introduction - Definitions
      • Analgesia
      • Principles and concepts
      • Analgesics
      • Pain recognition
      • Review of analgesic protocols
      • Anesthesia
      • Principles and concepts
      • Anesthetic agents
      • Review of anesthetic protocols
      • Monitoring
      • Keys to successful anesthesia

      Registration opens September 12, 2016.

      This program was reviewed and approved by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) Registry of Continuing Education (R.A.C.E.) program for 1 hour of continuing education in jurisdictions that recognize AAVSB R.A.C.E. approval.

      Please contact AAVSB if you have any comments or concerns regarding this programís validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.

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      LafeberVet is an ever-growing online library of exotic animal medicine videos, articles, client education material, forms, questionnaires, and much more. Provided by Lafeber Company, LafeberVet is for use by veterinarians, veterinary nurses, licensed wildlife rehabilitators, students in these fields, as well as allied professionals. Access to much of LafeberVet's content is restricted however, registration is free.

      About Lafeber Company

      Lafeber Company was built by a father-son team of veterinarians with a shared love of animals and a special passion for birds. Dr. T.J. Lafeber developed the very first commercial bird food pellets in the back room of his veterinary clinic in the early 1970′s. Today, our recipes are developed by his son, Dr. Ted Lafeber, III along with top veterinarians and nutritionists. An independent laboratory tests every diet to insure optimum pet health. Lafeber Company also consults leading experts in behavior so that our diets provide dietary enrichment.

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