Here's what you'll learn:

This lecture is approved for 1 hour of RACE CE credit.

  • Learn the differences between the oral, oral transmucosal, buccal and intranasal routes for administration of drugs.

  • Receive a refresher on “the first pass effect"

  • Learn suitable drugs and drug combinations for each route in dogs and cats

  • Be able to plan ahead if non-injectable pre-euthanasia sedation is chosen

Course curriculum

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    Just Say No to Needles – Alternative Routes for Pre-Euthanasia Sedation

    • Just Say No to Needles – Alternative Routes for Pre-Euthanasia Sedation

    • Just Say No to Needles – Alternative Routes for Pre-Euthanasia Sedation (Required for RACE Credit)

Instructor

BVMS (Hons), PhD, DACVAA, DECVAA, DACAW, DECAWBM (WSEL), CVA, MRCVS.

Sheilah Robertson

Dr. Robertson graduated from the University of Glasgow in Scotland. Following time in private practice and a surgery internship she specialized in anesthesia and analgesia. She is board certified in anesthesia and in animal welfare by the respective American and European Colleges and holds a certificate in small animal acupuncture. In 2014 she completed her graduate certificate in Shelter Medicine at the University of Florida. In 2019 she received her certification as a Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine Palliative and End-of-Life practitioner by the Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine. She has published widely on the recognition and alleviation of acute pain in cats. She is the senior medical director of Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice, a large network of veterinarians dedicated to end-of-life care and in-home euthanasia throughout the USA. Dr Robertson is also a courtesy Professor in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.