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Pain Management in Small Animal Practice

Continuous infusion analgesia made easy with this 3-week interactive and tutor guided course.

What you'll learn

Our knowledge and understanding of pain, and its adverse effects on patient health has expanded rapidly over many years. As clinicians and nurses, an understanding of pain perception, recognition of pain, and how to manage pain is crucial to our patients’ welfare and wellbeing.

This course will journey through the physiology of pain perception, how different analgesics work, how to accurately monitor patients on analgesic therapy. What’s more, we will also review specific analgesic techniques in various diseases and procedures, including emergency analgesia of the critically ill patient.


BVSc MVS PG Cert Vet Stud MACVSc (Vet. Emergency and Critical Care; Medicine of Dogs)

Course Features:
Course Fee:

AUD 350

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Live Weekly Tutorials

The 3-week course starts on August 31st, 2020 with live tutorials by Dr Philip Judge on Mondays at 19:30 AEST.

Join us from anywhere

You can join us from almost anywhere you have an internet connection! Click Here to check the course tutorial times where you are!

15 CE Credits

This course is ideal for Veterinary Nurses and is RACE-approved for 15 CE credits!

Course Reviews

"Thank you so much! The course has been amazing. I have learnt so much and am applying it at work pretty much every day!"
"Thanks again for such a great course, and for being such a great teacher!"
"Thanks for a brilliant course… so informative, well-written notes and your enthusiasm for teaching really helps the learning process!"
"I've found the course very interesting, have learnt an enormous amount and have thoroughly enjoyed it."

Learn which combination of Multi-modal analgesia is right for your patient!

Dr Philip Judge

BVSc MVS PG Cert Vet Clin Stud MACVSc (Vet. Emergency and Critical Care; Medicine of Dogs)

Philip graduated from Massey University in New Zealand in 1992, and spent 7 years in small animal practice before undertaking a 3-year residency in veterinary emergency and critical care at the University of Melbourne in 1998.

Following his residency, Philip worked for nearly 6 years at the Animal Emergency Centre in Melbourne, becoming the Senior Veterinarian at the centre in 2004. In 2006, Philip undertook a 1-year surgical externship before moving to Townsville to take up the position of Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care at JCU. Philip is also co-founder, and director of Vet Education Pty Ltd ( – one of Australia’s leading providers of online continuing education for veterinarians and veterinary nurses.

Philip has published numerous manuals and guides concerning emergency medicine, including a CRI manual, haematology and biochemistry interpretation guide, emergency anaesthesia guide, and a ventilation therapy manual for small animals, in addition to being published in peer reviewed literature.

Philip’s key interests in veterinary science include respiratory emergencies, ventilation therapy, envenomations and toxicology.