Earn RACE-approved CE credits while increasing your confidence in providing anesthetic care for your patients. In this exciting new series, Dr. Elizabeth Martinez, board-certified specialist in veterinary anesthesia and analgesia, shares her knowledge and experience as she discusses anesthesia-related topics and has conversations with veterinary leaders and experts on current debates, literature, and trends in anesthesia and analgesia.
EP11: Exotic Panel Discussion
Round Table Discussion with Exotic Animal Experts: Stephen Cital, Dr. Grayson Doss, Dr. João Brandão and Dr. Angela Lennox. We pose some questions involving anesthesia and analgesia for exotic companion, zoological and laboratory animals to our panelist experts. Learn their favorite or most interesting species to anesthetize and their expert techniques in providing anesthesia and analgesia for these unique, diverse patient populations.
EP10: Fireside Chat
Join Think Anesthesia® for a Fireside Chat featuring speakers from the 2021 Think Anesthesia® Virtual Conference. Moderated by Dr. Elizabeth Martinez, our group of expert panelists answer the most asked questions from the conference, including pre-hospital sedation, treating intraoperative hypotension, practical options for topical anesthesia for IV catheterization, and what anesthesia monitor everyone should have in their clinic. Panelists will also discuss how to introduce what you have learned to implement changes in your clinic protocols to optimize the anesthetic experience for the patient, client, and veterinary care team.
EP9: Connecting the Dots Between Shelter and General Practice Anesthesia
This podcast is a shelter anesthesia expert panel discussion on bridging the gaps between shelter and general practice anesthesia. Our panelists have dedicated their veterinary careers to providing care, and second chances, to the nation’s homeless pet population. They include: Dr. Erin Katribe, medical director of Best Friends Animal Society, Dr. Emily McCobb, DACVAA, co-section head for Community Medicine and Director of the Luke and Lily Lerner Spay Neuter Clinic at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, and Dr. Sadie Scott, medical director and chief veterinarian at Kansas City Pet Project and owner of Family Pet Hospital, in the Kansas City area. Topics discussed involve overcoming common challenges involving budgets, staffing and drug limitations, maintaining optimal anesthetic and analgesic care, and how as veterinary professionals to be more involved in shelter programs.
EP8: Going Green in the Surgical Suite
Seeking a sustainable surgical suite? The Think Anesthesia Veterinary Continuing Education podcast episode "Going Green in the Surgical Suite" will provide listeners with information on how to reduce the environmental impact of their activities in the surgical suite while maintaining high standards for safe patient care. Join Dr. Elizabeth Martinez, board-certified specialist in veterinary anesthesia and analgesia, as she discusses how our environmental impact can be minimized by learning strategies to reduce the use of inhalant anesthetics. You will learn what supplies and equipment used in the surgical suite can be recycled or reused and how to maximize environmental sustainability by reducing drug and energy waste. One-quarter credit of RACE-approved CE will be given for listening to this episode and successfully completing a short quiz.
EP7: Anesthesia starts at Home
Are stressed or fractious patients making you frazzled? Join Dr. Elizabeth Martinez, board-certified specialist in veterinary anesthesia and analgesia, for the episode ‘Anesthesia Starts at Home.’ Dr. Martinez discusses how to optimize the patient and pet owner experience by starting the anesthesia process prior to admission to the veterinary clinic. Clinical use of drugs available for at-home anxiolysis and sedation for fearful and anxious pets and strategies for the management of the aggressive patient will be presented, as well as the use of antiemetics and considerations for the administration of chronic medications prior to anesthesia. One-quarter credit of RACE-approved CE will be given for listening to this episode and successfully completing a short quiz.
EP6: Recovery from Anesthesia
Join Dr. Elizabeth Martinez, board-certified specialist in veterinary anesthesia and analgesia, for this episode ‘Recovery from Anesthesia,’ Dr. Martinez discusses the importance of maintaining vigilance from the time the maintenance anesthetic is discontinued until the patient is ready to go home. From a patient that is waking up too quickly to a patient that is taking too long, this episode will review how to mitigate the risk of complications and how to monitor and support a patient as they recover from anesthesia. One-quarter credit of RACE-approved CE will be given for listening to this episode and successfully completing a short quiz.
Love these Podcast!!
I’m an RVT in California and I love these podcast so much! They offer such great information, easy to follow and provide great review of all things anesthesia and analgesia with out being to complicated. I’m always looking for lectures/podcasts to listen to on any down time I have, and I’m so glad I found the Think Anesthesia website and podcasts. I’ve already gained so much I from utilizing both platforms and I love that it provides an opportunity for free CE. Thank you Think Anesthesia and Jurox for providing these wonderful educational tools.
Think Anesthesia Podcast Episode 1
Thank you Dr. Martinez! This is a great start to many episodes to come...