Noah's Animal Hospitals Plainfield, IN, United States
Specialty Veterinary Technician Session: In the world of veterinary medicine, pocket pets are an increasing part of the clientele and owners expect high quality care for their pet, regardless the species. Exotics anesthesia can be one of the most intimidating parts of work with an exotic animal client base. This lecture will cover the most important elements of rabbit, ferret, and rodent anesthesia. It will discuss information on injection sites, catheter placement, intubation, monitoring choices, and recovery. It will also cover information on drug choices for sedation and pain management as well as emergency drugs.
Understand and utilize appropriate premedicants and anesthetic drugs for a variety of species and numerous situations
Utilize correct placement and techniques for venipuncture, IVCs, and intubation
Understand and utilize appropriate monitoring techniques for several exotic mammals while under anesthesia. Understand information provided by monitors