Acute Pain and Nociception: A Case Based Discussion (1117)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Anesthesiology/Pain Management
Sunday |  4:00 PM -  4:50 PM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||303



Michele (Mike) Barletta DVM, PhD, MS, ACVAA
University of Georgia

Dr Barletta graduated from the University of Turin, Italy in 2002, where he completed his PhD in veterinary oncology in 2006. He moved then to the United States where he completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Purdue University in 2007. After his internship he stayed at Purdue University for his anesthesiology residency and Master's degree. He worked at the University of Minnesota for three years as Assistant Clinical Professor in anesthesia before joining the University of Georgia.

Presentation Info

Audience: CE Pathway: Advanced / Masterclasses
CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


The pathway of nociception and pain will be discussed using clinical cases (dogs and cats affected by multiple fractures and undergoing painful procedures while under general anesthesia will be presented). This will be an interactive lecture, where the audience will be asked to suggest different treatments.

This session is part of CE Pathway: Advanced / Masterclasses

Learning Objectives

1. Learning the mechanism an pathway of nociception

2. Understanding the difference between pain and nociception

3. Understanding how to prevent and treat acute pain

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