ANIML SCI 485L - Small Animal Anesthesia and Surgery Lab

This course provides the practical laboratory experience necessary to perform surgical nursing duties, to anesthetize small animal patients and monitor anesthesia, and to perform veterinary dentistry in small animals. Areas of concentration include: anesthetic and surgical equipment and instrumentation; aseptic preparation of surgical patients, personnel, equipment, and operating suite; preparation and maintenance of procedural records; preanesthetic patient evaluation; preanesthetic drugs; general anesthesia induction, maintenance, and recovery; injectable and inhalant anesthetic agents; monitoring anesthesia; analgesia; local anesthesia; anesthetic and surgical problems and emergencies; common surgical procedures; workplace safety; and small animal dental prophylaxis.

Instructor(s) other: 

Daniel Young

Credits: 
2
Level: 
Undergraduate
Semester(s) offered: 
Fall
Pre-requisites: 

ANIMLSCI 415 and 415L with a grade of C or better.

Co-requisites: 

ANIMLSCI 485