Anaesthesia and Analgesia: Locoregional Anaesthesia Course

June 2022, Zurich, Switzerland

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June 16-18th 2022 and June 23rd-25th 2022, Zurich, Switzerland

The course focuses on the acquisition of the theoretical and practical skills in the veterinary locoregional anaesthesia. A three-days course in which approaches to peripheral nerves and epidural and intrathecal space in dogs and cats will be discussed and carried out. The physiology and anatomy will be examined in detail, locoregional anaesthesia will be tackled with "blind" techniques, with the help of the neurostimulator and the ultrasound scanner. The course is aimed at all those who have or not have experience in this field.

Lecturers

Prof. Pablo Otero, DVM, PhD, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Prof. Angela Briganti, DVM, PhD, University of Pisa, Italy
Vincenzo Rondelli, DVM, PhD, Veterinary Hospital Gregorio VII Rome, Italy

Course Director and Organisers

Prof. Regula Bettschart-Wolfensberger, Dr. med. vet., PhD, Dip ECVAA, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich, Switzerland
Elisabeth Ranninger DVM, Dip. ECVAA, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich, Switzerland
Daniele Corona, DVM, ECVAA resident, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich, Switzerland

For registration please email to: zurich.la@vetclinics.uzh.ch

Program

Day 1, June 16th or June 23rd 2022

09:30 – 10:00

Registration (meeting point: TDE 00.04 Klinikdemonstrationshörsaal)

10:00 – 10:30

Introduction to local anaesthesia

10:30 – 11:00

Local anaesthesia pharmacology: is volume or the concentration important?

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00

Blocks of the head

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 – 15:00

Forelimb and hindlimb: blind and neurostimulation technique

15:30 – 18:00

Practical session: ultrasound guided nerve blocks on cadavers

Day 2, June 17th or June 24th 2022

08:00 – 08:45

Introduction to the ultrasound guided technique

08:45 – 09:15

Coffee break

09:15 – 11:00

Blocks of the hindlimb: ultrasound-guided technique

11:00 – 12:00

Blocks of the forelimb: ultrasound-guided technique

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch break

13:00 – 15:00

Blocks of the abdominal wall: ultrasound-guided technique

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 – 18:00

Practical session: ultrasound guided nerve blocks on cadavers

Day 3, June 18th or June 25th 2022

08:00 – 09:00

Blocks of the thoracic wall: blind & neurostimulator technique

09:00 – 09:30

Coffee break

09:30 – 10:30

Blocks of the thoracic wall: ultrasound-guided technique

10:30 – 12:00

Epidural and spinal anaesthesia: different techniques

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch break

13:00 – 13:30

Certificate and credits test

13:30 – 17:00

Practical session: ultrasound guided nerve blocks on cadavers