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Webinar Plus: Equine Anaesthesia

Royal Veterinary College

3 years ago

Date: Monday 24th April, 2023 - Sunday 21st May, 2023
Start time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Duration: 4 hour(s)
Cost: £399

Key Areas
Practical equine anaesthesia including sedation, induction and recovery methods to upskill the participants in selecting appropriate anaesthetic and analgesic protocols for their patients
Basic cardiovascular and respiratory physiology in horses and the support of cardiovascular and respiratory function under general anaesthesia
Available pain assessment methods and mechanism-based analgesic management options and controversies in horses
Field anaesthesia and emergency cases including anaesthesia of foals, donkeys, pregnant mares and other difficult cases

About this course
“There are no safe anaesthetic agents, there are no safe anaesthetic procedures. There are only safe anaesthetists.” -Robert Smith, MD

This online course is designed to instil confidence in veterinary surgeons who are tasked with responsibility for anaesthesia in equine practices. It will cover some of the key areas of equine anaesthesia including pain assessment and analgesia, commonly used routine anaesthetic protocols, monitoring and cardiovascular and respiratory support. The final sessions will consider challenging cases, such as anaesthesia for obstetric and colic cases, and anaesthesia in foals and donkeys.

The case discussions will include controversies within equine anaesthesia, and the evidence base for these. As such they will improve your reflective skills and encourage audit of your own practice, which is a critical learning area for those who are enrolled in relevant CertAVP modules.

Why do this course?
You will improve your ability to anaesthetise a horse safely and increase your confidence when dealing with challenging equine anaesthetics.

The webinars for this course will be pre-recorded and can be viewed as recorded versions throughout the course. A live Q&A session with the tutor will run on the following dates at 1.30pm London time.

Live Q&A dates:
Friday 28th April
Friday 5th May
Friday 12th May
Friday 19th May

Who is it for?


The Speakers

Kathy Clarke , MA VetMB DVetMed DVA DipECVAA FEHEA FRCVSHonorary Professor of Veterinary AnaesthesiaThe Royal Veterinary CollegeJC (Janny) de Grauw, DVM PhD Dip. ECVAAEBVS European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and AnalgesiaJohanna Kaartinen, Msc PhD DipECVAA MRCVSLecturer in Veterinary AnaesthesiaThe Royal Veterinary College

The Venue


Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

16 hours

Registration and Booking

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