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ANIM 2601

Students will learn the theory and practical application of veterinary anesthesia in a variety of species. Students will learn uses, effects, adverse effects, indications, and contra-indications of commonly used sedatives, injectable anesthetics and inhalant anesthetics. Students will learn parameters to monitor during the pre-, intra, and post-operative period. Students will learn to recognize different risk factors in patients, recognize anesthetic emergencies, and to take corrective pre-emptive action. Assessing pain and pain management options will be covered.