Pain Management in Reptiles (1543)
Public and Corporate Practice |  Animal Welfare
Sunday | 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||217A



Timothy Tristan DVM
Texas Sealife Center

Dr. Tristan graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. He completed an internship at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists and soon after moved to Corpus Christi, TX where he became director and veterinarian for the Texas Sealife Center. In addition, he is a consultant and contract veterinarian for various aquariums and zoos around Texas. He is board certified in Reptile and Amphibian Medicine through the DABVP and is secretary of the Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


Information will be presented on pain assessment in various species of reptiles, particularly those seen in clinical practice. Recommendations on therapies will be discussed based on current research, including drug choices and routes of administration.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand the challenges associated with pain assessment in reptiles

2. Appreciate the importance of providing analgesia to reptile patients

3. Become familiar with appropriate options for reptile analgesia

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