Continuing Education Courses

PMCP 3: Analgesics for Acute Pain in Dogs and Cats

Type Audience Credits Price
On Demand
Veterinary Techs

Tamara Grubb, DVM, PhD, Diplomate of ACVAA
Assistant Clinical Professor


This is the third 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.

In this module, Dr. Tamara Grubb presents an overview of acute pain and drug therapy options to treat this type of pain. The topics covered in this overview are:

  • Reasons Treatment of Acute Pain is Important
  • Drugs and Drug Classes Used
    • Opioids
    • NSAIDs
    • Local Anesthetic Drugs
    • Adjunctive Drugs
  • How the Different Drug Classes Work
  • Non-pharmacologic Options
  • Newly Avaliable Drugs
  • Case Study Examples

Course recorded November 2015.

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