PMCP 5: Analgesia Drop by Drop: Constant Rate Infusions Made Easy

Type Audience Credits Price
On Demand Veterinarians, Veterinary Techs 1.5
PMCP 5 poster: 1.5 credits awarded Dr. Tamara Grubb
Tamara Grubb, DVM, PhD, Diplopmate of ACVAA
Assistant Clinical Professor

This is the fifth 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.


If you can run fluids, you can provide safe and effective analgesia - it's that easy! Constant rate infusions (CRI) have multiple advantages over repeat injections of drugs for control of pain and they can easily be accomplished in any practice.

In this 75 minute course, Dr. Tamara Grubb presents an overview of CRIs.  The topics covered in this overview are:

  • Why CRIs are a good option for you clinic
  • Analgesic drugs used for CRI and their effectiveness
    • Case study examples
  • Making the CRI, including calculating dosages
  • Delivering the CRI
    • Case study examples

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