Develop your knowledge and understanding of anesthetizing cattle. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Cattle anesthesia course bundle.
This module looks anesthetizing cattle, including:
Preparation – dietary, clinical examination, sites for induction
Premedication – alpha 2 agonists, xylazine, benzodiazepines, opioid agonists and mixed agonist-antagonists
The ‘ketamine stun’ – description and administration
Induction – IV agents, inhalational agents, catheter placement, barbiturates
Maintenance – total intravenous anesthesia, inhalation agents
Monitoring and recovery
Support and Resources
This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Bovis followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
This course was written and peer reviewed by:
This module is worth approximately 30 minutes of CPD.