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B-1007: Tranquillisation, Anaesthesia and Euthanasia in Pet Fish

B-1007: Tranquillisation, Anaesthesia and Euthanasia in Pet Fish

Learn about the optimal way to sedate fish for numerous procedures & how to humanely euthanise them, when necessary!

Presenter: Dr Nick Saint-Erne DVM Cert AqV

Date: December 20, 2014 Time:

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Duration: 1.5 hours

CEPD Credits: 1.5 hours

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Costs for training: Full member:$15, Student member:$5, Non member/guest:$25

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More about this event

 This lecture will cover the tranquillisation, anaesthesia and euthanasia of ornamental/pet fish. The availability of drugs, dosages and routes of administration will be covered.

This webinar is suitable for veterinarians, vet techs/nurses, vet students, research scientists and aquarists/aquarium husbandry staff.

Speaker: Dr Nick Saint-Erne DVM Cert AqV 

Learning Objectives – participants will:
1. Learn about veterinary anaesthetic drugs that can be used with fish

2. Learn to monitor fish during surgery to access depth of anaesthesia

3. Instructions on building a fish anaesthesia chamber / surgery table

4. Post-anaesthetic recovery techniques

5.  Learn about euthanasia techniques for fish

NOTE: this webinar will be recorded. If you register for the live webinar and are unable to attend, you will be sent a link to view the webinar at a later time. 

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Information on how to access the recorded webinar (at no cost), and a short knowledge & skills assessment (KSA or quiz) covering the webinar’s principle learning objectives, in order to earn veterinary Continuing Educational & Professional Development (CEPD) credit will be e-mailed to all registrants in 7-10 days after the webinar. 



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