Small Animal

WVC 90th Annual Conference

(S24C) Managing Preoperative Vomiting & Postoperative Return to Feeding

Monday, March 5
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
MBCC, Mandalay Bay F, Level 2

CE Credits: 1

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Pain & Sedation Protocols Symposium: This session will explore possible postoperative complications that can impact patient health and client satisfaction. Attendees will learn the importance of managing preoperative vomiting. They'll also receive practical advice on how to get canine patients back to the food bowl as soon as possible after surgery. Part 3 of 4.

Learning Objectives:

Ralph C. Harvey

Associate Professor
University of Tennessee

Dr. Ralph Harvey teaches anesthesia and pain management in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville, Tennessee. He previously served as the Section Head for the Small Animal Surgical Services and as a member of the University Faculty Senate. His veterinary degree is from the UTCVM and his post-graduate training included internship, residency, and fellowship at Cornell's Veterinary and Medical Colleges. Dr. Harvey has worked in private small animal practice. He is certified as a specialist by the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, has served as their Executive Secretary and as a member of the ACVAA Board of Directors. He is currently a member of the Fear-Free Advisory Panel and Executive Council. He has received the UT Brandy Memorial Award, the Outstanding Faculty Member Award from the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association, and the UTCVM Outstanding Alumni Non-Practice Career Award. His community service has included work with regional science fair programs, Explorer Scouting, the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society, and with wilderness and conservation groups.


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