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Comprehensive Anesthesia Review and Education Series for Veterinary Medicine

A podcast to inspire a critical-thinking approach to veterinary anesthesia nursing and so much more!

Level up your veterinary anesthesia nursing skills with CARES VetMed (Comprehensive Review and Education Series for Veterinary Medicine)! Each episode features tips, tricks, and expert advice to help you become a confident, compassionate professional. Plus, at the end of each episode, we’ll challenge you with a CARES Action to perform an act of kindness at work. Grab your stethoscope, put on your headset, and join us. Let’s learn, grow, and elevate the standard of veterinary anesthesia care together!

Episode 006: Follow the MAP – It’s Truly a Work of Heart

Hey there, veterinary nurses and technicians! Welcome back to another episode of The CARES VetMed Podcast! Today, we’re exploring the crucial role of mean arterial pressure (MAP) monitoring during general anesthesia. We all know monitoring blood … Read more

Episode 005: The Machine: Knowing Your Anesthesia Workhorse Inside and Out

Hey there, fellow anesthetists! It’s time to get up close and personal with our trusty sidekick – the anesthesia machine! We rely on this machine to deliver safe and effective anesthesia to our patients, so understanding … Read more

Episode 004: Financial Talk with Andy Samoiloff

We’re all about caring for our furry patients, but who cares for you?! This episode is dedicated to your financial future – a topic that often gets swept under the rug, especially for those in our … Read more

Episode 003: Turn Up the Heat – Keeping Our Patients Warm (and Safe!)

In this episode, we’re discussing a topic that can sometimes be overlooked but is critically important: thermoregulation! We all know that our patients can get a bit chilly during surgery, but how much do we really … Read more

Episode 002: Passing Gas – Unmasking the Mystery of Inhalant Anesthetics

In this episode, we’ll dissect inhalant anesthetics. We all know these gases are the backbone of general anesthesia, but have you ever stopped to think about how they work? Get ready to unmask the mystery behind … Read more

Episode 001: Intubation Blues – Is Cyanosis During Induction a Big Deal?

Have you ever seen a patient turn blue during anesthesia induction? We all have! But how worried should we be, and can we actually prevent it? In this episode, we’re diving into the “Intubation Blues” and … Read more
The CARES VetMed Podcast

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The Comprehensive Anesthesia Review and Education Series for Veterinary Medicine (CARES VetMed) podcast is on its way! Here’s a sneak peek into the podcast’s goals and what to expect with each upcoming episode. Let’s do this! … Read more

CARES VetMed: Comprehensive Anesthesia Review and Education Series for Veterinary Medicine!

Welcome to CARES VetMed, the podcast for veterinary anesthesia nurses and technicians passionate about providing the best possible care for their patients.

Each episode is hosted by Tracey Mahoney, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia), and dissects different educational concepts within veterinary anesthesia nursing. We’re not just regurgitating textbook information here. We encourage you to think critically about your practice, challenge your assumptions, and ultimately improve patient care.

Ready to level up your anesthesia game? We cover topics like:

  • Building a strong foundation in patient monitoring and assessment
  • Tricks of the trade for mastering anesthetic protocols
  • Troubleshooting common anesthesia emergencies
  • Patient safety and pain management best practices
  • And much more!

But we’re not all talk and no action! At the end of every episode, we’ll give you a CARES Action, a challenge to perform a unique act of caring or kindness in your day-to-day work beyond the standard tasks. It could be anything from complimenting a new team member to giving yourself more grace.

CARES VetMed is more than just a podcast. It’s about building a community of compassionate and confident anesthesia nurses and technicians. So, grab your stethoscope, put on your headset, and join us. Let’s learn, grow, and elevate the standard of veterinary anesthesia care together!

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