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Mar 13

South Dakota One Health: Managing Pain in People and Animals

Friday, March 13

The South Dakota One Health: Managing Pain in People and Animals seminar will be held March 13 at 9 AM CDT at the USD Health Science Center (Room #106, 1400 W. 22nd St., Sioux Falls, SD 57105).

The latest in our series of One Health South Dakota seminars will focus on the efforts that health care providers and veterinarians undertake to prevent and manage pain – acute as well as chronic – in their patients. 

Some Questions to be explored

  • How is pain assessed in animals and people?
  • What anesthetics and analgesics do veterinarians use when performing surgery on companion animals?
  • How are food animal veterinarians and producers using pain management in livestock?
  • How has the approach that health care providers take towards pain management changed in the face of the opioid epidemic?
  • What is the current state and trends in opioid abuse and overdoses in South Dakota?
  • Do veterinarians and health care providers have roles in preventing opioid abuse and overdoses in South Dakota?

Registration

This event is free but pre-registration is requested by March 11 for meal planning. For more information, contact Russ Daly, Professor, SDSU Extension Veterinarian and South Dakota State Public Health Veterinarian.

Interested audiences:

Livestock producers, animal caretakers, veterinarians, human health professionals, healthcare workers, pharmacists, health and animal educators, medical and veterinary science students, regulatory officials, among many others.