VMEDG 1352: Veterinary Pain Management

Credits 2.0

This elective course will focus on an in-depth understanding of pain pathways, modalities for providing analgesia, and species differences in pain management. Different modalities for treating pain will be explored, including non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, opioids, local anesthetics, physical rehabilitation, low level laser therapy, acupuncture, and more. Students will gain an understanding of the species differences in experience and treatment of pain, and how this affects day-to-day practice. This course will be conducted through online modules with participation expected in online discussions and work outside of class to complete assigned projects.