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Small Animal Anesthesia: November 17, 2013

Continuing Education

Registration: This course is full and registration has been closed!

This course will provide 7.5 CE hours of credit. Full attendance is required to receive full credit.

Registration fees:
Veterinarian: $150
Technician: $90


The purpose of this course is to bring the general practitioner and interested technician up-to-date with current anesthesia drugs and strategies, including monitoring and pain management, and to refresh the anesthetist with respect to anesthetizing or sedating difficult cases.

Tentative Schedule

8:00-8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:30-8:40 a.m. Introductions - Opening comments (Brainard)
8:40-9:30 a.m. Anesthesia For Specific Conditions (Brainard)
9:30-10:30 a.m. Difficult Sedation Cases (Kleine)
10:30-10:45 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:45-11:35 a.m. Pain Diagnosis and Treatment (Barletta)
11:35-12:30 p.m. Pain Treatment Alternatives (Shepard)
12:30-1:30 p.m. LUNCH
1:30-2:20 p.m. Dangers and Safety in Anesthesia (Quandt)
2:20-3:15 p.m. Monitoring During Anesthesia (Quandt)
3:15-3:30 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:30-4:20 p.m. New(er) Anesthetic Drugs (Hofmeister)
4:20-5:00 p.m. Exotic Anesthesia Primer (Hofmeister)


Benjamin M. Brainard, VMD DACVA DACVECC
Associate Professor of Emergency and Critical Care

Mike Barletta, DVM PhD DACVA
Assistant Professor of Anesthesia

Professor of Anesthesia

Molly Shepard, DVM DACVA
Clinical Instructor of Anesthesia

Stephanie Kleine, DVM
Anesthesia Resident

Erik Hofmeister, DVM MA DACVA DECVAA
Associate Professor of Anesthesia

Additional Information

Please review our calendar page for travel and parking information, as well as details about our conference policies.


For further information about this and other continuing education opportunities, contact Melissa Kilpatrick, Continuing Education: 706.542.1451 or

This page was last updated on December 5, 2013.