eModule : Laboratory Animal Anaesthesia for Minor Procedures

This eModule provides an introduction to laboratory animal anaesthesia, to the level required to meet the learning objectives in EU Module 20.

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Course Curriculum

Laboratory Animal Anaesthesia for Minor Procedures
EU20 Section 1 : An Introduction 00:06:00
An introduction to what anaesthesia is, why we use it and why it is important to get it right.
EU20 Section 2 : Planning for Anaesthesia 00:10:00
Selecting an appropriate method of anaesthesia an assessing an animal is suitable for anaesthesia.
EU20 Section 3 : Injectable Anaesthesia 00:23:00
How to use injectable anaesthetics safely and effectively, assessing the depth of anaesthesia and supporting and monitoring an animal during anaesthesia.
EU20 Section 4 : Inhalational Anaesthesia 00:22:00
Using inhalational anaesthetics safely and effectively and how to use and maintain anaesthetic equipment.
EU20 Section 5 : Post-Op Considerations 00:08:00
Considerations during recovery from anaesthesia and how to store and dispose of anaesthetic agents.
EU20 Anaesthesia Notes 00:00:00
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We thank the UK NC3Rs as the major sponsor of this online eModule.

eModule Details

Meets all of the learning objectives in EU Module 20.

The Royal Society of Biology, the Universities’ Training Group and the Scottish Accreditation Board support the use of these eModules as part of the training requirements for Personal Licence holders in the UK.

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