Do’s and Don’ts of Rodent Post-Operative Care Webinar from the Veterinary Bioscience Institute
01/09/2013

The Veterinary Bioscience Institute is excited to announce the Do’s and Don’ts of Rodent Post-Operative Care Webinar on Wednesday, January 9th, 2012.

Online PR News – 09-January-2013 – Winston-Salem, NC – The Veterinary Bioscience Institute is excited to announce the Do’s and Don’ts of Rodent Post-Operative Care Webinar on Wednesday, January 9th, 2012. This is a continuation of the Fundamentals of Rodent Surgery webinar held on January 2nd 2012. However, the Do’s and Don’ts of Rodent Post-Operative Care webinar is complete and attendance at the Fundamentals of Rodent Surgery Webinar is not required.

Attendees for this webinar can expect to learn; Post-operative care of adult and neonate rodents, rodents with and without implanted devices, post-operative pain and distress assessment techniques, management of post-operative pain and distress, health assessment, effects of hypothermia, strategies to prevent hypothermia, heat support equipment review, post-surgical enrichment, post-operative antibiotic use and infection control, addressing expected and unexpected post-surgical complications, post-operative nutritional and fluid support, implementation of humane endpoints, and record keeping.

This webinar was designed for scientists and support staff, veterinary technicians, veterinarians, institutional animal care and use committee members responsible for preparing rodents for surgeries, performing or assisting in rodent surgical procedures, performing and assisting with rodent peri- and post-operative care, developing and reviewing rodent surgery policies, SOPs and protocols, and managing rodent surgery programs.
This webinar meets the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS), Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science (CALAS), and Academy of Surgical Science (ASR) requirements for Continuing Education Units. Each participant will receive 2 Certificates of Attendance.
This webinar has been reviewed by the AAVSB RACE and approved for 2 continuing education credits for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program at race@aavsb.org should you have any comments/concerns regarding this program's validity or relevancy to the veterinary pr1ofession.
Presenters for this webinar are:

Marcel Perret-Gentil, DVM, MS University Veterinarian & Director Laboratory Animal Resources Center The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Patricia Foley, DVM, DACLAM Director, Office of Animal Welfare University of Virginia.
Szczepan Baran, VMD, MS President Veterinary Bioscience Institute.