NOVEMBER 7-8, 2024

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Purr-fect Feline Anesthesia

08 Nov 2024
Vet Tech Theater

Anesthetizing felines can pose unique challenges for the veterinary technician. In addition to the fact that cats can be difficult to monitor under anesthesia, their small size, interesting metabolism, variable temperament, and propensity towards particular health problems can also prove problematic. During this presentation learn how to successfully address these challenges while avoiding the many pitfalls associated with anesthetizing felines. Fear Free feline handling techniques will also be discussed.

  • Explain Fear Free handling techniques for felines
  • Identify anesthetic plan variations unique to cats
  • Describe how to properly use and troubleshoot monitoring equipment
Heidi Reuss-Lamky, Surgery Technician - Academy of Veterinary Surgical Technicians

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