Lecture on Equine General Anesthesia Scheduled

On Tuesday, June 4 at 6:30 p.m., the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) will present "Down for the Count: The Science and Art of General Anesthesia in Horses" The lecture is part of the First Tuesdays Lecture Series at the New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pa. The series offers the public open lectures on equine topics, at no charge, the first Tuesday of each month.

The June 4 lecture will be presented in New Bolton Center's Alumni Hall by Mariana Crumley, DVM. During her lecture, Crumley will discuss the details of equine general anesthesia, including the basic components of anesthesia, the goals when anesthetizing a horse, how to ensure a horse is pain free during anesthesia, and the necessary steps to protect the safety of both patients and personnel. In addition, she will share information about equine general anesthesia at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center, highlighting the advanced techniques performed by Penn Vet’s clinicians and the state-of-the-art equipment and facilities available to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients.

The First Tuesday Lecture Series offers faculty and clinicians at New Bolton Center an opportunity to share current information on topics of interest and relevance to horse owners and caregivers throughout the region. The series will be on hiatus in July and August, but will resume the first Tuesday of September.

Though the lectures are free, seating is limited. Please RSVP to beltb@vet.upenn.edu.

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