Anaesthesia - Part One
The first of this 2 part series is a back to basics look at the anaesthetic apparatus we use every day. Firstly the anaesthetic machineand how it works, some simple rules to follow when setting up your anaesthetic circuit and how choosing the ppropriate oxygen flow rates can save your practice money. Secondly how your vaporiser works and whatcan go wrong? How to use an anaesthesia ventilator. A recap on anaesthetic monitoring with a focus on capnography. And finally how to troubleshoot the common anaesthetic complications.
In case you have missed this webinar, you have the opportunity to watch a recorded version here.
This webinar qualifies for one (1) hour of continuing education.
Leah Bradbury, BVSc(hons), CertVA, MANZCVS, DipECVAA
Leah graduated from the University of Sydney in 1999 and following a stint in mixed practice in Queensland she headed to the UK in 2001. Following 2 years of locum work and travelling she commenced a residency in anaesthesia, analgesia and critical care at the University of Liverpool in the UK in 2003. In 2005 she was awarded the Royal college certificate in Veterinary Anaesthesia and in 2008 she became a diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. She returned to Australia in 2006 to work at the University of Melbourne veterinary Hospital where she provided a clinical anaesthesia service whilst teaching students, vets and nurses for six years. She is now working at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga where her interests include teaching, welfare and pain management.