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The North American Veterinary Anesthesia Society (NAVAS) helps veterinary professionals and caregivers advance and improve the safe administration of anesthesia and analgesia to all animals, through development of standards consistent with recent findings documented in high quality basic and clinical scientific publications and texts. >>Read More

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The North American
Veterinary Anesthesia Society

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VetBloom Courses

VetBloom has partnered with NAVAS to offer courses that help our community advance and improve the safe administration of anesthesia and analgesia to all animals. Browse the recommended courses, below. As part of this partnership, our Members get a special rate. Become a Member or Login to see the Members-Only pricing.

Case-Based Anesthesia Course

RACE approved for 3 CE hours

for veterinarians and technicians.

Andrea Looney,
DVM, DACVAA, DACVSMR, CCRP

By the end of this case based module, Veterinary Technicians and Veterinarians will learn how to devise anesthesia protocols based on patient risk and manage their patients pre/intraoperatively. They will have practiced and be able to obtain appropriate pre-operative patient information to determine the level of risk, and be able to determine for their surgical patients best anesthesia drug choice, dosage & route, equipment, intraop management, and post-op anesthesia care.
 

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NAVAS Members pay only $40!

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Non-Members:

$50

Simplifying Anesthetic Drugs & CRIs

RACE approved for 1 CE hour
for veterinary technicians.

Jaime Maher,

CVT, VTS (Anesthesia, ECC)

This 50 minute lecture will break down commonly used anesthetic drugs and drug combinations (and some not so common!). Drug descriptions, usage, special considerations, and common doses will be discussed. Following discussion of individual drug, suggestions for constant rate infusions will be given along with several practical means of calculating doses and setting up your CRI.

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NAVAS Members pay only $40!

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Non-Members:

$50

Patient Preparation and Pre-Anesthetic Medications

RACE approved for 1 CE hour
for veterinarians and technicians.

Odette O,
DVM, DACVAA

This presentation will be targeted to Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians who want to expand their understanding of commonly used preanesthetic medications both new and old. They will consider why premedication is beneficial to most anesthetic plans. A review of the pharmacology of different drug classes, including mechanism of action, anticipated side-effects, as well asl indications and contraindications for use will be discussed.

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NAVAS Members pay only $40!

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Non-Members:

$50

Wakin' Up is
Hard to Do

RACE approved for 1 CE hour
for veterinary technicians.

Jaime Maher,

CVT, VTS (ECC), VTS (Anesthesia)

This lecture will discuss anesthetic recovery and the events that occur after the gas has been turned off. Technicians will be presented with information on monitoring throughout the recovery period, how to handle a 'rough' recovery, and how to manage a prolonged recovery.

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NAVAS Members pay only $40!

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Non-Members:

$50

Perioperative Pain Control

RACE approved for 1 CE hour
for veterinarians and technicians.

Andrea Looney,

DVM, DACVA, CCRP

Attendees should gain a better understanding of acute or surgical pain mechanisms, recognition, differentials for common intraoperative clinical sign and vital parameter changes, and treatments. Premedications, intraoperative rescues, locoregional blocks, and postoperative suggestions are offered for common daily elective and emergent case management.

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NAVAS Members pay only $40!

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Non-Members:

$50