Course Information

Multiple Bookings

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6 August 2021 09:00 - 6 August 2021 10:00

Learn Online: Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Online , Online , Gloucester Gloucestershire, GL2 2AB

Learn Online: Anaesthesia and Analgesia Open to all

Tutor: Ian Self
Start Date: Friday 6th August 2021

Fees: BSAVA Members £120; Non Member £150

This course is open to veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses

The emphasis throughout will be on practical steps to be considered when dealing with cases presenting with a variety of conditions. The course will be guided by a practising anaesthesia diplomate with several years’ experience of both first opinion and referral anaesthesia as well as extensive pain clinic consultations.
Online activities (including quizzes and case studies) will support your learning and discussions on the online forum will be encouraged. We also provide additional resources to complement the course - the ‘BSAVA Bonus Bits’. These will include congress podcast recordings, JSAP and companion articles as well as a free chapter from the relevant BSAVA Manual (as well as a discount voucher for purchasing the whole book).

The first weekly unit will be released on the First Friday of the month, with the next weekly units being released on the following two Fridays. The discussion forum is open for the first three weeks of the course and the course content will remain available for a total of 8 weeks. You can complete the work how and when you choose over these 8 weeks. 

Weekly units

1.  The anaesthetic process

2. Perioperative Analgesia including local anaesthetic techniques

3. Advanced anaesthetic management of challenging cases

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course participants should be able to

1. Formulate a targeted anaesthetic plan for common cases presented in practice

2. Be able to anticipate problems which may be encountered in anaesthetised patients and be able to respond accordingly

3. Construct a peri-operative analgesic plan for patients taking into account the severity of the presenting problem

4. Be confident in the additional steps required when dealing with patients with significant co-morbidties 

Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Nurses


Terms and Conditions: All courses must be paid for in full at the time of booking.

To qualify for an applicable refund, cancellations must emailed to or requested by telephone on 01452 726700. With over 30 days’ notice we will refund 70% of the course fee.  With between 15-30 days’ notice we will refund 50% of the course fee.  No refunds will be provided for cancellations with notice of 14 days or less, however if we are able to resell your place on the course we will provide a full refund.

BSAVA reserves the right to alter the programme or the speaker should this become necessary due to unavoidable circumstances.  BSAVA reserves the right to cancel a course due to unforeseen circumstances.  Registrants should note that the BSAVA member's rate applies only when the person attending the course is a member of the Association.  To qualify for the reduced member's rate for courses, non-members must join BSAVA prior to the course.

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