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VCS 2020: Euthanaisa and natural death

VCS 2020: Euthanaisa and natural death

VCS 2020: Euthanaisa and natural death

Page Yaxley
Page Yaxley
on behalf of Missouri Veterinary Medical Association


$ 25.00 25.00 25.00
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Launch date: 22 Nov 2020
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Last updated: 27 Jan 2021

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Topic: Euthanaisa and natural death
This session will discuss topics pertaining to euthanasia and natural death, including tips to provide a good death in a clinic setting, pre-euthasnia sedation protocols for various situations and species, alternative AVMA-approved euthasia techniques when venous access is difficult or not possible, how to naviagate a hospice-assisted natural death when euthanasia is not an option, and client communication tips. Exam offered and MVMA CE certificate issued following presentation.


Review good practices for euthanasia, including non-traditional, AVMA accepted techniques
Review of tested language in discussing end of life and owner decision making regarding euthanasia or natural death
Learn ways in which to support natural death through palliative care techniques
Page Yaxley

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Page Yaxley
on behalf of Missouri Veterinary Medical Association

DVM, DACVECC, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Page Yaxley, DVM, DACVECC, is an assistant professor in the small animal emergency and critical care department at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, where she earned her DVM in 2003. Page completed 2 internships and an emergency and critical care residency at Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her interests are in medical ethics, quality of life and end-of-life care, and the human–animal bond. Page is a founding member and the copresident of the Veterinary Society for Hospice and Palliative Care, the first hospice organization exclusively for veterinarians. She also teaches end-of-life care and communication and has received many teaching awards.
FUN FACT: Page enjoys spending time with her 2 dogs, 3 cats, and 2 horses.

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  • Missouri Veterinary Medical Association
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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