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North American Veterinary Anesthesia Society Virtual Spring Symposium
February 26 & 27, 2022

In collaboration with ACVAA and AVTAA.

On-Demand videos of the sessions are now available to current

NAVAS members for 90 days starting Monday, April 25, 2022. 

If you are a current member and not able to log in, please contact us.

Getting Started:

Click on the "forgot password" link to change the password. We have created a temporary

password for you, you will have to change it to your own personal password when you log in.

Click on “Course Search” to see the available courses. The 8 courses from the Symposium

are categorized on the sidebar under "NAVAS 2022 symposium."

If you attended our Inaugural Symposium last year, you will also see any courses taken last year,

and those will be available to you to review. 

After you view each course and obtain a passing grade on the quiz,

you will receive an email with your CE certificate. 

The courses will be available for free for 90 days

to current NAVAS members through 7/25/2022.


Saturday, February 26 - Pathophysiology Applied to Anesthesia: Current Knowledge

Target audience:  Veterinary anesthesia professionals and other interested individuals

Duration of each lecture: 50 minutes pre-recorded lecture plus 10 minutes for Q&A.


All times Pacific


7:00 - 8:00 am - Anesthesia of Patients with Cardiovascular Disease:  Current Approaches

Dr. Sandra Perkowski. Hope Veterinary Specialists, Malvern, Pennsylvania.

8:10 - 9:10 am - Anesthesia of Patients with Respiratory Tract Disease: Current Approaches

Dr. Carolyn Kerr, Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, Ontario 

9:20 - 10:20 am - Anesthesia of Patients with Renal and Urinary Tract Disease: Current Approaches

The role of mannitol in preserving renal function in anesthetized animals with chronic renal disease

Dr. Stuart Clark-Price, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 


10:30 - 11:30 am - Anesthesia of Patients with Nervous System Disease: Current Approaches

Dr. Marlis Rezende, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 

Sunday, February 27 - Focus on Basic and Advanced Monitoring of the Anesthetized Animal

Target Audience: Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians with interest in anesthesia

Duration of each lecture: 50 minutes pre-recorded lecture plus 10 minutes for Q&A.

All times Pacific

7:00 - 8:00 am - Preanesthetic evaluation and equipment preparation            

Amanda Shelby, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia and Analgesia)

8:10 - 9:10 am - Perioperative assessment of cardiovascular status in the small animal patient

Dr. Carolina Ricco Pereira, Ohio State University 

Please note end of presentation time change

9:20 - 10:35 am - Perioperative assessment of respiratory status in the small animal patient

Dr. Annatasha  Bartel, Toronto Veterinary Emergency Hospital, Scarborough, Ontario 

10:45 - 11:45 am - The Future of Monitoring: What is on the Horizon?

Dr. Colin Dunlop, Advanced Anaesthesia Specialists, Gladesville, New South Wales, Australia


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