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Safety in Anesthesia & Sedation Practice

February 8, 2015 @8:00 am-4:00 pm

Age, breed, health and personality are among the factors that must be evaluated when it comes to safely administering anesthesia. This program, led by Alicia M. Karas, DVM, MS, DACVAA, with presentations on anesthetic risk, what to watch for, complications and more, will give you practical information on how to keep your patients safe.

When: February 8, 2015
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: North Grafton, MA


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Alicia Karas, DVM, MS, DACVAA

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

Tufts VETS, Walpole, MA

Lois Wetmore. DVM, DACVAA,

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts Univeristy

Emily McCobb, DVM,MS, DACVA,

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University


6 Hours of Continuing Veterinary Medical Education Credit
8:30 AM –

9:00 AM

Registration and Check-In  

Continental Breakfast will be served

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM What You Need to Know About Anesthetic Risk

Dr Alicia Karas

9:50 AM-


Breed Specific Anesthesia:   Pet Owners Are Asking

Dr Lois Wetmore

10:35am BREAK-10:35AM-10:45AM
10:45 AM –

11:30 AM

Sedation Done Well

Dr Alicia Karas

11:35 AM-12:20PM Monitoring the Patient Under Anesthesia: What to Watch For Dr Emily McCobb
12:20 PM –

1:05 PM

1:05 PM –

1:55 PM

Complications and What to do About Them

Dr Emily McCobb

2:00 PM –

2:45 PM

Individualized Patient Care: a Case Based Discussion

Drs Karas and McCobb





February 8, 2015
8:00 am-4:00 pm
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Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts
North Grafton, MA United States

Continuing Education for Veterinary Professionals

Cummings School faculty provide the latest in surgical and medical education (CE) to the veterinary professionals and staff throughout New England. Leaders in research and teaching, they provide seminars, lectures, hands on labs, and online learning experiences that improve the care and treatment of all species.