SAMS 520 Veterinary Anesthesiology

(3cr.) (Didactic2.5cr./Laboratory0.5cr.)

In the didactic portion of this course, students gain an understanding of the principles, concepts, drugs and techniques utilized for sedation, anesthesia, and analgesia in various small and large animal species. Laboratory sessions provide the opportunity to master equipment use (anesthetic machines, monitoring devices etc.) necessary for providing safe anesthesia.

The SGU Simulation Laboratory is used to practice and gain comfort with endotracheal intubation, intravenous catheter placement, drug calculations and video simulations to familiarize the student with the application of anesthetic and analgesic drugs.