Understanding ECG and Capnography: A Case Based Discussion (1118)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Anesthesiology/Pain Management
Sunday |  2:00 PM -  2:50 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

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


ECG and capnography technology will be explained. The use and advantages of this two monitoring devices will be coved using clinical cases showing ECG and end-tidal CO2 abnormalities. This will be an interactive lecture where the audience will be asked to help to diagnose the issues presented by the cases (dogs and cats) and potential treatment.

Learning Objectives

1. Understanding how ECG and capnography work

2. Being able to detect and interpret abnormalities during ECG and end-tidal CO2 monitoring

3. How to treat abnormalities found on ECG and copnography

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