PMCP 1: Assessing Pain in Animals

Type Audience Credits Price
On Demand Veterinarians, Veterinary Techs 1.0
PMCP 1 credit poster. Dr. Tamara Grubb
Tamara Grubb, DVM, PhD, Diplomate of ACVAA
Assistant Clinical Professor

This is the first module of the Pain Management Certificate Program.  It can either be taken independently or as a complete program.  If you would like to take the whole program please click here.

Course recorded October 2015.


In this module, Dr. Tamara Grubb presents an overview of pain assessment scales and how to properly use them to accurately assess a patient's pain. The topics covered in this overview are:

  • Anticipation of Pain
  • Recognition of Pain
  • Assessing Pain
  • Pain Scoring Systems
  • Case Study Examples


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