Director of Operations AmeriVet Partners Somerville, MA, United States
General Veterinary Technician Session: This session explores when behavior medications might be warranted and the various classes of commonly prescribed anti-anxiety medications. As a veterinary technician/nurse, it is important to recognize potential side effects and contra-indications of behavioral medications patients in your care may be taking.
Identify what conditions and circumstances might warrant the use of behavioral medications with our veterinary patients.
List 3 classes of mainstay behavior medications.
Recognize FDA-approved behavior medications for dogs or cats.
Identify several possible event medications and their potential side effects.