ANAESTHESIA & PAIN MANAGEMENT

Anaesthesia & Pain Management II

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Vienna / Austria

08.08.2022 – 12.08.2022

EURO 2.450.-*

EURO 2.350.-* (early registration deadline: 21.2.2022)

* additional mandatory 50 euro eLibrary fee will be applied

Total hours: 40
ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): TBA
ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5

Program Director/
Principal Course Master:

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Eva Eberspächer-Schweda, FTA, DACVAA (AT)

Course Masters:

Dr. Attilio Rocchi, Dipl. ECVAA (AT),
Dr. Stephanie von Ritgen, CVPP (AT)
Dr. Elena Russold, Cert VA, CVPP (AT)

Course Overview

This course focuses on the physiology of ventilation, oxygenation and pain. Further, anaesthesia of small animal species including birds and reptiles are discussed. In an interactive way, perioperative complications, monitoring and case management as well as perioperative fluid management is presented and discussed.
Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, participants 1) should know how to properly use and set an anaesthesia machine and ventilate a patient, 2) know how to anaesthetise several small mammal species, birds and reptiles; 3) have a sound knowledge of pain mechanisms, recognition and treatment, 4) are able to recognise and work up errors, complications and abnormal findings in the perioperative monitoring, 5) have a good knowledge on which crystalloid or colloid solution should be used and when.

Course Program (subject to change)

Monday, 8 August 2022 – Respiration and ventilation
08:00 – 09:00 Welcome and Introduction Eberspächer-Schweda
09:00 – 09:45 Introduction to anaesthesia in small animals: some definitions Eberspächer-Schweda
09:45 – 10:30 Clinically relevant physiology of ventilation and perfusion Eberspächer-Schweda
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:45 Interpretation of blood gas analysis: pH, CO2, O2 Rocchi
11:45 – 12:15 Quick explanation of ventilator settings Rocchi
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:15 When and how do I ventilate a patient? Rocchi
14:15 – 14:45 Coffee Break
14:45 – 17:00 Practical session: ventilating a patient, introduction to ventilators, manual ventilation and strategies all
Tuesday, 9 August 2022 – Species Anaesthesia
08:30 – 09:30 What is so special about cats? Anaesthetic concerns in feline patients Eberspächer-Schweda
09:30 – 10:15 Anaesthetic management of the ferret Eberspächer-Schweda
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 11:30 Anaesthetic management of the rabbit Eberspächer-Schweda
11:30 – 12:15 Anaesthesia of the hedgehog, squirrels and other wild animals Rocchi
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:15 Anaesthetic management of birds and reptiles Rocchi
14:15 – 14:30 Coffee Break
14:30 – 15:30 What is new in small animal anaesthesia? Update and a look into the future Rocchi
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:00 Common mistakes during anaesthesia: It can happen to everyone! Eberspächer-Schweda
Wednesday, 10 August 2022 – Pain
08:30 – 09:45 Introduction to pain and pain recognition von Ritgen
09:45 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:15 Analgesics and general management strategies of pain von Ritgen
11:15 – 12:15 Peri- & postoperative treatment options in dogs and cats after soft tissue or
orthopaedic surgery Eberspächer-Schweda
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:00 Treatment of chronic pain von Ritgen
14:00 – 14:45 CASUS case Eberspächer-Schweda
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 – 17:00 It’s quiz time: How would you do it? Interactive clicker session. Eberspächer-Schweda
Thursday, 11 August 2022 – Complications, monitoring and case management
08:30 – 09:30 1×1 blood pressure & cause and treatment of abnormal findings Rocchi
09:30 – 10:00 Coffee Break
10:00 – 11:00 1×1 capnography & cause and treatment of abnormal findings Rocchi
11:00 – 12:00 1×1 electrocardiography & cause and treatment of abnormal findings Eberspächer-Schweda
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:00 1×1 pulse oximetry & cause and treatment of abnormal findings Eberspächer-Schweda
14:00 – 15:00 Anaesthetic management of a patient for thoracotomy Rocchi
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:15 Anaesthetic management of a patient with head trauma Eberspächer-Schweda
16:15 – 17:00 Case discussion Eberspächer-Schweda / Rocchi
Friday, 12 August 2022 – Perioperative fluid management
08:30 – 09:30 Perioperative infusion management and important electrolyte abnormalities Russold
09:30 – 10:00 Coffee Break
10:00 – 10:45 Blood products, transfusion and colloid solutions Eberspächer-Schweda
10:45 – 12:00 Case discussion (homework from Monday) Russold
12:00 – 12:30 Questions and conclusion
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch and Goodbye

Course location

THV, International Training Center for
Human Veterinary Medicine
Bergmillergasse 5, Stiege 2, Top 5+6
1140 Vienna, Austria