Pain Medications and How They Work

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Our goals of analgesic therapy is to provide balanced and complete drug combinations with the fewest detrimental side effects. The focus on analgesic agents in this talk is limited to drugs most commonly administered to potentially critical or altered patients seen in a critical care setting, emergency/trauma or surgery practice. Some drugs can cause hypotension, cardiac dysrhythmias and other issues which may exacerbate a patients’ condition or pathology. Effective application and fine

Program Track:  Veterinary Technician

CE Credits:  1.5

Available To:  Veterinarians,Veterinary Techninians,VeterinariansSTAFF

Fee:  $0.00

Speaker(s)

Stephen Cital RVT, SRA, RLAT, VTS

Stephen originally started college to become a registered human nurse but did not enjoy working with humans as patients. Instead Stephen became an RVT and then obtained certification as a Surgical Research Anesthetist through the Academy of Surgical Research followed the designation of a Registered Laboratory Animal Technician through the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science soon after. Stephen is Executive Director for the Academy of Laboratory Animal Veterinary Technicians and Nurses.